Thanks For The Memory: Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series Suspended

We have heard from many in the community that the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series has been the highlight of their summer. Beautiful starry nights and astonishingly superb jazz music have accompanied the Hotel Henry bucolic setting and the superb food and drinks provided by the 100 Acres Kitchens. In what will be forever known […]

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The Lasting Legacy Of Charlie “Bird” Parker At 100

On Saturday, August 29, the jazz world celebrates the 100th birth date of Charlie “Bird” Parker. The 100th centennial is no ordinary celebration. Parker is a revered figure whose short-lived life carved a lasting stone of innovation in music. His impact continues to influence venerable and budding jazz artists alike more than sixty-five years after […]

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July And August Lineup Announced For Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

With many cancellations taking place due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to come up with creative ways to enjoy jazz outdoors. One of those has been the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series taking place each Friday on the south side of the hotel grounds. The series is a result of the ongoing partnership […]

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A Picturesque Start To The Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. When thinking about how to convey the start of the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Concert Series hosted by JazzBuffalo, this old adage comes to mind. Viewed from a distance and collectively from the Forest Avenue side of the Hotel Henry and the south lawn of Richardson-Olmsted […]

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3 Outdoor Weekly Live Jazz Series To Enjoy This Pandemic Summer

As we enter Phase 4 of reopening here in New York State and WNY, there is hope for enjoying outdoor live jazz this summer. While indoors will be challenging with plenty of ambiguity on how to proceed, we are fortunate to have outdoor options. Options that include following guidelines related to social distancing and the […]

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9 Not-To-Miss International Jazz Concerts

The jazz scene in Buffalo is on the rise. Not only are we noticing such locally, but more and more national and international jazz stars are taking note. This spring will be no exception with a number of exciting jazz concerts featuring international jazz ar. Buffalo will get visits from Grammy© nominees and winners, Likewise, […]

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Jazz Piano Master Mike Jones Returns To Buffalo For One-Night-Only On April 18th

Mike Jones has performed before thousands weekly in Las Vegas. You see, Mike has been the musical director for the Las Vegas show of the famed magicians Penn and Teller since 2002. Opening the show and at times performing during the show. Little did Mike Jones know as a youngster growing up in Buffalo that […]

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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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26 Holiday Jazz Events To Enjoy This Christmas Season

The first weekend of December 2018 saw the beginning of holiday jazz music throughout the Greater Buffalo region.  There were five scheduled events plus more for holiday jazz enthusiast to enjoy.  If you missed them, do not despair. Coinciding with the resurgent availability of jazz in our city, primarily because of the support of audiences like […]

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Highly-Acclaimed Joe Policastro Trio To Return To Buffalo November 11

The Joe Policastro Trio has made an indelible impression on the Buffalo area.  Their refreshing and inventive music bridges familiar tunes and melodies with the intricacies of accessible jazz.  A winning combination that captured the ears and hearts of just over 200 audience members last November at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series curated by […]

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