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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“DREA SINGS NINA” TO INVOKE THE SPIRIT OF NINA SIMONE

International Jazz Vocalist Drea d’Nur Will Perform Tribute To Nina Simone At Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series In 1964, the prolific singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist, Nina Simone, appeared to a sold-out audience at Kleinhans Music Hall.   It was a time of burgeoning civil unrest in our country’s history.  Reaching a peak fifty […]

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3 Times Grammy Nominee Jane Bunnett And Maqueque To Appear In Buffalo August 10 and 11

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque , JazzBuffalo

JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, presents 3-times Grammy Nominee Jane Bunnett and Maqueque for two shows! Jane Bunnett has won all the Canadian music awards that matter; she’s noted for creative integrity and improvisational daring; and she’s acclaimed for exploring Afro-Cuban melodies and championing the island-nation’s artists and rich musical heritage with her […]

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Jerry Weldon And Friends Deliver Knock Out Concert!

Jerry Weldon, JazzBuffalo

Last night, Buffalo got to know the sax giant from New York City, Jerry Weldon.  If they did not know him before then, they sure do now!  Weldon led his friends Carmen Intorre, Jr. on drums, Dino Losito on organ, and myself on percussion through a tour-de-force performance on the tenor saxophone at Pausa Art House. […]

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Buffalo Jazz Guitarist Greg Millar Recalls Performing With Legends Charles Earland And Lee Morgan

Greg Millar

Greg Millar To Lead “A Tribute To The Mighty Burner, Charles Earland” Organist Charles Earland, who died in December of 1999, was called The Mighty Burner for his prolific, high energy, groove style of playing the Hammond B3 organ. He lit up the jazz world in the 1970’s and 1980’s and put the sounds of […]

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The Highly Acclaimed Danny Green Trio Makes Buffalo A CD Release Tour Stop June 14

Danny Green Trio, JazzBuffalo

JazzBuffalo To Present Award-Winning Danny Green Trio During CD Release Tour A rising force on the jazz scene and an award-winning Origin Records recording artist, pianist, and composer Danny Green have distinguished himself with his beautifully articulated touch and melodically charged sensibility. His Original compositions – a vivid blend of jazz, classical, and Brazilian elements […]

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JazzBuffalo And Hotel Henry Renew Jazz Concert Series For 2018

Hotel Henry, located on the historic National Landmark Richardson Olmsted Campus, has teamed with JazzBuffalo to present the Hotel Henry’s Jazz Concert Series in 2018.  The overwhelming success of the concert series in 2017 enabled audiences to experience the newly-renovated urban resort while enjoying high-quality live jazz performances.   Hotel Henry’s Jazz Concert Series produced […]

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JazzBuffalo Plans 10 Plus Concerts To Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day

Last April, JazzBuffalo and the jazz community in Buffalo became first-time participants in the annual April Is Jazz Appreciation Month celebration taking place across the United States.  Since 2002, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has been promoting this month-long celebration devoted to the American art form.  JazzBuffalo will host 10 concerts in conjunction with […]

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JazzBuffalo To Present International Jazz Group – Philippe Lemm Trio

To kick-off “April is Jazz Appreciation Month”, JazzBuffalo has invited one of the most exciting trios in jazz today to perform at Pausa Art House.  The group will perform on Saturday, March 31st at 8 pm and will feature group leader and drummer Philippe Lemm along with pianist Angelo Di Loreto and bassist Jeff Koch.  […]

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