Jazz At Home: Mother’s Day Celebrated With Jazz

We celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend and give thanks to all the Moms out there who find themselves providing extraordinary special care in these times of uncertainty.  This weekend is a good time to give them ample time and room to enjoy the sounds of jazz as they are celebrated.  There is an abundance of […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (May 7 – May 11)

In the jazz world, it looks like live streams are here to stay for a while. Ebbing and flowing in numbers weekly, we are seeing a significant number of live streams by jazz artists each week as they try to stay connected. Read the JazzBuffalo article Jazz Live Streams Explodes Amid COVID-19 for more perspective […]

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Jazz Live Streaming Explodes Amid COVID-19 Shutdown – And It Is Not Going Anywhere Soon

Listening to public health and political officials, whether it is the incessant news on CNN, MSNBC, or Fox News or the daily briefings from the White House Coronovirus Task Force or Governor Andrew Cuomo, performing arts is mentioned as “phase 4.” As in the last phase to reopen in the economy post-COVID-19. Estimates on phase […]

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Jazz At Home: Celebrating Jazz Day

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Artemis, the modern-day all-women super-group featuring a septet of jazz giants: Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda (with bass), Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, music director Renee Rosnes, and Cécile McLorin Salvant..) The month of April ends, as it has the last […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (April 30-May 4)

Today, April 30th, we celebrate International Jazz Day around the world. The annual Global Concert, originally scheduled for Cape Town, South Africa, is now a virtual event hosted by Herbie Hancock. You will find more details available plus additional jazz live streams favorite picks for this weekend. For the full listing of jazz live streams […]

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Bud Fadale Shares Unearthed Recordings Of Ann Fadale and Dick Fadale

The Fadale family has been a part of the Greater Buffalo region’s jazz scene for the better part of nearly seven decades. Including Bud Fadale who has appeared often throughout the past few decades as one of the area’s finest jazz bassists. Throughout these decades, the family has often been cited as “Buffalo’s First Family […]

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Jazz At Home: Exploring Jazz In Many Ways

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Melba Liston.  Liston was one of the great trombonists and arrangers in jazz in the 1950s until her death in 1999.) Exploring jazz, while at home or at work, has become different.  In this week’s edition of the JazzBuffalo newsletter, you […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (April 23-27)

Many jazz artists are struggling to adjust to a “new normal” taking them away from their vocation of performing before a live audience. In these modern times, their main source of making a living. The coronavirus pandemic has jazz artists beginning to innovate on how to survive what could be a year or more with […]

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Jazz At Home: Settling In With Jazz

(Photo Credit: Tom Marcello  In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women in Jazz, a photo of Mary Osborne – guitar, Marian McPartland – piano, Lynn Milano – bass, Dottie Dodgion – drums, Vi Redd – saxophone) We are settling in with staying home.  New routines.  New habits.  New discoveries.  New home-schooling challenges.  New work-from-home […]

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25 Plus Jazz Live Streams To Enjoy This Weekend (April 16 – April 20)

We are all settling in for the long haul. It is increasingly looking like large scale concerts will not happen anytime soon. Music has always found a way to persevere no matter the crisis. In this case – Jazz Live Streams. Jazz continues to reinvent with live streams. Yes, the quality of the video may […]

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