Jazz Guitarist Jared Tinkham Composes “The Gaze” In Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

Jared Tinkham is one of many jazz artists, composers, arrangers, teachers, bandleaders, and band members who have seen their world come to a complete halt. Staying at home as we endure the COVID-19 pandemic and do our part to protect ourselves and others. Jared is an example of the creative talents we are lucky to […]

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Ethan Iverson Talks Communal Jazz In An Exclusive JazzBuffalo Interview

(This past week, Art of Jazz producer, Bruce Eaton, caught up with jazz pianist Ethan Iverson for this exclusive JazzBuffalo interview.) On Sunday, March 15th the Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic Series will present pianist Ethan Iverson and melodic trumpet master Tom Harrell – two of modern jazz’s leading lights – in a special […]

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Tierney Sutton To Be Interviewed By Host Heather Bambrick On Jazz FM 91

Tierney Sutton, the 9-time Grammy® Nominee jazz vocalist, will be interviewed on the popular The Heather Bambrick Show. The show, hosted by jazz vocalist Heather Bambrick, airs weekday mornings from 9 am EST to 1 pm EST on Jazz FM 91. The radio station, based out of Toronto, Canada, is one of the last remaining […]

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A Conversation With Bruce Eaton Regarding Art Of Jazz

When the closing of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery for its major expansion project was announced, many loyal fans of the gallery’s Art of Jazz series met with sadness the news that the series would go on hiatus for the projected 2 1/2 year construction period.  Having gained an appreciation for the presentation of such artists […]

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Saranaide Releases New Single And Video “La Vida Que Me Da”

At the Gypsy Parlor, in the heart of the Grant Street and Forest Street area of the West Side of Buffalo, Saranaide unveiled her new single and video to enthusiastic friends, family, and fans. The single, La Vida Que Me Da, originated from the Raices Theater Company’s outstanding production of Desde El Puente, which consisted […]

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JazzBuffalo Interview: Saranaide’s Break Out Year Continues With New Single Release

Sara Rodriguez, who goes by the name Saranaide when performing, is having a break-out year in Buffalo.  She had a sold-out capacity show at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series where she featured her love for Bossa Nova.  Nearly 250 people, some dancing, gained a further appreciation for this multi-talented artist.  Saranaide followed up with […]

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JazzBuffalo Interviews Bluesman Jony James

Jony James has earned an iconic place in Buffalo as one of the area’s most vivid blues performers.  Born in Buffalo, New York, Jony was raised in Chicago. A city dripping with the influence of the blues.   On the airways of Chicago, James was exposed to the likes B.B. King, Albert King, Otis Rush, Muddy […]

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JazzBuffalo Conversation With Matthew Vacanti Of E.S.P. Jazz Quartet

(The E.S.P. Jazz Quartet will be making an appearance in Buffalo on Friday, March 29th at Pausa Art House beginning at 8 pm.) For nearly the last decade, the E.S.P. Jazz Quartet has been producing an exciting sound in jazz.  The band has featured original music that brings forth elements of jazz, funk, pop, and […]

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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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