JazzBuffalo Interviews Poll Winner For Jazz Artist Of The Year, Ed Croft

Ed Croft, the prolific bassist, was announced as this year’s winner of the John Hunt Jazz Artist of the Year award in the 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  With over 2300 votes submitted by the Greater Buffalo community, the award is a recognition of Ed’s excellence in jazz performances and the impact of his contributions to […]

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Bob James Remembers Grover Washington, Jr. And “Mr Magic”

“WOW! I didn’t know” says Bob James when learning that Grover Washington, Jr. was a native of Buffalo.    This is one of several surprising responses in a JazzBuffalo talk with Bob James regarding his place in jazz history and his upcoming concert appearance at Buffalo State Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 22nd.  Bob […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Comes Out After The Deep Freeze

After a few days of blizzard conditions, driving bans, and being cooped up inside, it’s time to get out and hear some jazz!  And, there will be plenty of jazz out in the Greater Buffalo area to enjoy! The variety of jazz available will mean something for everyone. Featured Event Yan Carlos Artime – Afro-Cuban […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Is Selling Out! Events That Is!

The weather may be frigid but the jazz in town is heating up.  Plenty of superlative jazz is about to hit the area this upcoming weekend and week! Three spectacular jazz events are already filled to capacity.  Soldout events worth mentioning: Sentimental Journey with the Buffalo Dolls and The Ladies First Jazz Big Band on […]

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Jazz In Town: 3 Events And More Get Jazz Swinging

The 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll with votes received from readers and fans such as yourselves are pouring in.  A true indication that Greater Buffalo is leading the way nationally on making jazz and music a vital part of our arts and cultural community! One of our featured events is sold out but is worth mentioning.  […]

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Jazz In Town: 2 Events Add To A Great Start In 2019

While attending the Jazz Congress in New York City at the Jazz At Lincoln Center, I met many jazz artists and presenters from all over the world.  And, had the opportunity to listen to amazing panel discussions in two days.  The assembly of people dedicated to the art form is inspiring.   Buffalo is certainly gaining […]

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Jazz In Town: Excited For Jazz As We Begin 2019!

An exciting new year of jazz is ahead! The jazz resurgence will no doubt continue into 2019 as we see jazz music and its many variations become an integral part of Greater Buffalo’s arts and cultural scene.  An exciting time for the communities of both audiences and musicians as we continue to share in enriching […]

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Jazz In Town: “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?”

We have come to the end of one of the best years in jazz in Greater Buffalo in a long time.  New Year’s Eve hits this weekend.  When the classic song “What Are Doing New Year’s Eve?” comes up on the radio or playlist, you will be able to answer with a few jazzy events. […]

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Jazz In Town: A Festive December Of Holiday Jazz To Remember

A joyous and jazzy holiday December 2018 has been one to remember.  Christmas is five days away and there is still plenty of holiday and Christmas jazz for us all to enjoy.  For featured events, we look at two sold-out shows! Featured Events The community outpouring for the Jazzy Christmas Event at the Hotel Henry […]

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Jazz In Town: 5 Jazzy Christmas Events Continue Holiday Celebrations

A Jazzy Christmas season is happening in Great Buffalo this year!  Plenty of enjoyable music to get you in the holiday spirit!  If you enjoy the sounds of the holidays performed by big bands, this is going to be your week!  Be sure to check out the article, 26 Holiday Jazz Events To Enjoy This […]

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