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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“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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