Jazz In Town: Get By With A Little Help From Friends

The deep freeze just seems to get deeper – enough already!    The deep freeze may be here but the music goes on.  In order to carry on, you need to get by with a little help from friends.  Here are some friendly Jazz In Town events for this weekend: Friends And Neighbors What do you […]

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Jazz In Town: Heat Up With Jazz Vibes, Why Not?

The weather may be cold but the jazz is hot.  It’s Buffalo so the music doesn’t stop.  I can imagine Eddie Jefferson singing such lyrics.  Here is a rundown of some of the notable jazz in town this weekend: David Kane And Them Jazzbeards Composer, arranger, and keyboard artist David Kane brings his band Them […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: George Caldwell And Trio East Display Masterful Jazz At Its Best

From east of the room to west of the room, George Caldwell and Trio East put on an awe-inspiring performance last night at Pausa Art House.  These accomplished musicians have a history together when they toured with the Count Basie Band in the late ‘90’s.  One thing we can say is they have not lost […]

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Jazz In Town: Finding Jazz That Grooves In Buffalo

Lots of grooving jazz music is available for JazzBuffalo fans.  No shortage of the great music of jazz happening in the Greater Buffalo area.  Here are some notable Jazz In Town events to be on the look out for: George Caldwell and Trio East Master jazz pianist George Caldwell reunites with members of the Grammy […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Buffalo Jazz Octet Put On Spellbinding Show

The Buffalo Jazz Octet gave a commanding and captivating performance to a packed house last night at PAUSA Art House.  The walls were filled with sounds, inflexions, and rhythmic beats by a stellar cast of musicians.  The band consists of Michael McNeil, Steve Baczkowski, Nelson Rivera, Kelly Bucheger, Tim Clarke, and the two John juniors […]

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Jazz In Town: A Star-Studded Weekend Of Jazz

Jazz in Buffalo will have a star-studded few days coming up.  Featuring 2014 JazzBuffalo Reader’s and Fan Poll nominees and winners – as well as a host of other jazz artist equally deserving for their tremendous talents.  As our new coach of the Bills, Rex Ryan said today, “get ready because we’re going!” PAUSA Art […]

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Announcing The Winners Of The JazzBuffalo Reader’s And Fan Poll!!!

There was a tremendous outpouring of #BuffaloLove for the first annual JazzBuffalo Reader’s and Fan Poll.  The poll was taken exactly 1,091 times in the past week!  A big thank you to all the musicians, supporters, and fans of jazz that participated in the poll. Let us recap.  The nominees came from you the fans […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Gruvology Duo Puts On Intimate And Inspirational Show

Bernard Kunz and Walter Kemp III, the creative duo behind the hit jazz-fusion band Gruvology, put on an intimate duo show last night at the Daily Planet.  And, it was fabulously intimate and inspiring. Performing originals from their recently released CD, Freeway, you got the sense you were on a relaxing two-hour road trip with […]

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Congratulations to Nominees For First Annual JazzBuffalo Reader’s And Fan Poll!

The official JazzBuffalo Readers’ And Fan Poll is live and voting is underway.  Special congratulations to the nominees who are listed below in twenty-four categories! The nominees come from you, the readers of JazzBuffalo and fans of jazz in Greater Buffalo.  Over 120 write-in submissions were received from an online survey conducted from December 13th […]

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