Jazz In Town: Earl Klugh Acoustically Smooth

Tonight, Friday May 23rd, brings Grammy Award winning smooth jazz guitarist Earl Klugh to Buffalo. He will be appearing at Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center at Buffalo State College beginning at 8pm (www.buffalostatepac.org).  This is a rare treat for the Buffalo area.   Earl Klugh, since the mid-70’s, has been one of the most prolific […]

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Jazz In Town: Legends And Miles High

The Buffalo area gets legendary jazz upcoming in the next week. Of most prominence is the double billing of Cyrus Chestnut and Kevin Mahogany at the annual Williamsville East High School Legends of Jazz Series. This concert takes place on May 21st at 7:30pm and is a rare treat for the area. It supports the […]

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Jazz In Town: A Journey Across The Ocean

There is plenty of good jazz coming to Buffalo. This weekend, the area gets visitors from the other side of the ocean. Jazz Fusion/Smooth Jazz artists Journey will be making a stop in Buffalo at PAUSA Art House this Saturday beginning at 8pm. This Switzerland based band is very popular in Europe, the band is […]

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Jazz In Town: A Little Bit Of Sun Ra

While the area is still awaiting the sun and warmth of spring, a member of the historic jazz group, Sun Ra Arkestra, will be performing in town on Saturday, May 3rd.  Reynold Scott, a Buffalo native as well as baritone and flute extraordinaire, will be making an appearance at PAUSA Art House beginning at 8pm.  […]

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April 30th Is International Jazz Day! Jazz Stars Perform In Worldwide Webcast.

In 2011, the UNESCO organization designated every April 30th worldwide as International Jazz Day. This year the worldwide webcast and concert took place in Osaka, Japan. The legendary Herbie Hancock serves as the ambassador of UNESCO for this special day and throughout the year. In addition, he is Master of Ceremony for the worldwide webcast. […]

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Jazz Vocalist Diane Taber’s New Album Has Buffalo Connection

Jazz vocalist Diane Taber is no stranger to Buffalo.  Although Diane now resides in Ohio, she continues strengthening her strong ties to the Buffalo Community.  Diane has deep roots to her hometown and is a graduate of Lafayette High School and State University College at Buffalo.   Diane has been performing since the young age of […]

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Jazz In Town: Emerging Star Cecile McLorin Salvant Performs For Art of Jazz Series

This coming Saturday, as part of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series, Cecile McLorin Salvant is set to perfrom.  She is a fast rising star in the jazz world and is being hailed for her vocal abilities likened to Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.  At the young age of 24, she is making […]

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