15 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 23 – July 27)

Many of the online live jazz streaming is shifting from individual efforts to that of series. You will see in the favorite picks here by JazzBuffalo a listing for the series. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers they have for each date. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening […]

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Bill Crump: A Great Day in Harlem’s “Mystery Man”

The most iconic group photograph in the history of jazz, entitled “A Great Day in Harlem” was taken on August 12, 1958, in front of a brownstone at 17 East 126th St. The photographer was Art Kane who was on assignment from Esquire Magazine. The image was to become the centerpiece of the January 1959 […]

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival To Celebrate 25th Year With Virtual Live Stream

For many, an annual summer rite has been to attend the two consecutive weekend Sundays of the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival. Held annually every summer in July on the grounds of the Buffalo Science Museum, this year marks the 25th anniversary of the festival. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the festival will host […]

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Jazz In Town: Enjoying Jazz Outdoors

So far, we are managing to follow guidelines and enjoy live jazz again.  Primarily outdoors.  It is a slippery slope for all of us so we must continue to follow social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.  More super jazz coming up so check it out! Featured Events POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN: DeeAnn DiMeo w/Cal Parmer, Rod […]

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14 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 16 – July 20)

Given the state of the country and the coronavirus pandemic, it appears that the online live streaming of jazz music is here to stay for a while. We will do our best to update and recommend jazz live streams to watch each week. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as […]

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July And August Lineup Announced For Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

With many cancellations taking place due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to come up with creative ways to enjoy jazz outdoors. One of those has been the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series taking place each Friday on the south side of the hotel grounds. The series is a result of the ongoing partnership […]

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Jazz At Chandlerville Series Announces July And August Performances

As we enter the second season of Jazz at Chandlerville, we do so under many different circumstances from a year ago. Adapting to the new guidelines as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has meant relocating the location from the colorful side patio of Thin Man Brewery / Tappo Pizza located at 166 Chandler Street […]

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With And Without Power, Elliot Scozzaro Trio Electrifies Hotel Henry Audience

On a day when the region was reaching record high temperatures and experiencing power outages, the second Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series took place outdoors. Led by rising star saxophonist Elliot Scozzaro, the trio that included George Caldwell on keyboards and Joe Goehle on upright bass, delivered an electrifying performance. As was an element of […]

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Contribute To The “Keep Local Live Jazz Music Alive Fund”

The return of outdoor jazz has been an uplifting experience for audiences, patio patrons, venues, and musicians. Especially after a harrowing few months of shelter-at-home lockdown. We must not forget, however, that we are all still in the midst of a serious pandemic. Diligently, we must do our part to contain and prevent the spread […]

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Jazz At Home: Hot Summer Jazz In Swing

  First, all of us involved in making jazz available outdoors implore everyone to follow guidelines such as wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, and respecting social distancing.  It is only through these efforts we can continue and not suffer a set back during the midst of a pandemic.  So far so good.  Many […]

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