Next-Gen Jazz Pianist, Marcus Lolo, Releases Captivating And Meaningful New Single

A development that is increasingly evident is the emergence of the next generation of jazz artists residing in Buffalo.  It harkens back to other periods in the city’s history of jazz.  From the Big Band era to the pivotal 1950s and 1960s.  A period from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s is often fondly remembered.  […]

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Buffalo Model Suzanne Fatta Featured In Public Message Times Square Billboard

I first met Suzanne Fatta a few years ago over coffee.  We discussed our mutual interest in all things Italian and Sicilian as we shared family backgrounds.  And our favorite foods.  Eventually getting to the topics of jazz and our love for music.  Why we were meeting in the first place.  As many Italian descendent […]

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Andrew Nixon Leads Trio In Recording Of Emotive Piano Jazz Originals

I can recall the exact moment I exclaimed in my head that Andrew Nixon was a truly gifted pianist. He was performing McCoy Tyner’s song, Passion Dance. If you are familiar with the song from the classic Tyner album, The Real McCoy, it is filled with intricate complexities requiring it to be played with plenty […]

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Tyler Westcott And Dr. Jazz Produce Fun “Old-Timey” Jazz Album

One of the more fascinating duos to make the rounds in the WNY region is that of Tyler Westcott and Brian “Dr. Jazz” Bauer. Each bridge a forty years age gap with an undying love for old-style jazz. Westcott calls their recently released new album, “Medical Record,” a collection of “old-timey jazz and blues tunes.” […]

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Listen To 10,000 Maniac’s Mary Ramsey’s Interview With NPR’s “All Things Considered” Dave Lawrence

On September 3 and 4 of this year, Mary Ramsey of 10,000 Maniacs and jazz vocalist, violist, and violinist, was interviewed by Dave Lawerence of National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” Hosting from Hawaii’s Public Radio, Lawerence has been conducting “Off The Road” interviews with national musicians about how their experiences as well as lives […]

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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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