Todd Marcus Quintet – “On These Streets” Integrates Jazz And Activism

The JazzBuffalo Community and the Greater Buffalo region gets paid a special visit by a visionary jazz artist combining the art craft of jazz with the relevant activism of today.  The recently released “On The Streets” CD examines the social fabric of inner urban life, as surrounds Todd Marcus from his home in the inner urban area of […]

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Jazz In Town: Worldly Jazz Hits Buffalo

This past weekend’s Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY and the appearance of Chick Corea at the UB Center for the Arts brought to a close one great summer of jazz and jazz festivals.  Thousands of people enjoyed some of the best jazz ever to make it to Buffalo in many years.  As a result, […]

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Jazz In Town: A Festival Time Ahead But Before Then…

We are nearing that time of year where we engage in a week of fabulous jazz in Greater Buffalo.  Leading up to the Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival and the CMC Jazz Festival is more great jazz in town!  JazBuffalo will have a separate article for these festivals.  Read on! Featured Event JazzBuffalo Road Concert […]

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Jazz In Town: A Heat Wave Of Jazz

Coinciding with this summer’s heat wave and high temperatures is a heat wave of jazz throughout Greater Buffalo.  Including a tribute to one of the hottest jazz organists in history and appropriately called “The Mighty Burner.”  Read on! Featured Event JazzBuffalo Presents A Tribute To The Mighty Burner – Charles Earland Friday, July 13 @ […]

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Jazz In Town: An Explosion Of Jazz!

This 4th of July and into next week, we have a literal explosion of jazz from Wednesday, July 4th to Wednesday, July 11th.   A variety of jazz indoors and outdoors.  Be sure to check the upcoming events directly on JazzBuffalo as well.  (Due to the holiday, this is an early edition of Jazz In Town […]

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Jazz In Town: Music On The Move

Will Holton, JazzBuffalo

As we end June, we are getting ready for the summer season of more jazz outdoors.  Look ahead to July where we will find many opportunities to hear jazz outdoors as festival season kicks in.   Jazz In Town Saxophonist and Smooth Jazz Artist Will Holton at M&T Bank Noon Series Thursday, June 28 @ 12:00 […]

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Jazz In Town: Music On The Road

Buffalo gets a visit from Chicago Jazz!  A French Music Festival happens.  And much more! Featured Event JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow Quintet Friday, June 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth StreetBuffalo, NY 14201 United States + Google Map $10 Arriving From Chicago! Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow is a quintet made up […]

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Danny Green Trio Performance Makes For A Special Day

Danny Green, JazzBuffalo

The Danny Green Trio arrived in Buffalo last night, Thursday, June 14, to give one of the outstanding performances you will ever hear in terms of chamber-jazz.  The lyrical and melodic original compositions performed were nothing short of a tour-de-force.  Danny Green is one of the most innovative pianists emerging on the national jazz scene […]

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Jazz In Town: A Packed Week of Jazz!

Miles Davis, Kind of Blue, JazzBuffalo

With summer underway, jazz in abundance is underway.  The week ahead promises more fantastic music, including visits from artists as far away as San Diego and from the world of smooth jazz. Featured Event JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents The Danny Green Trio Thursday, June 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth StreetBuffalo, NY 14201 United […]

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Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow Quintet To Appear In Buffalo June 22nd

Shawn Maxwell New Tomorrow, JazzBuffalo

Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow is a quintet made up of five of Chicago’s finest musicians. Performing all original material, they specialize in a style of jazz that is heavily influenced and blended with several other modern genres. Focusing on composition just as much as improvisation, they reveal stunning melodies hidden within complex time signatures. This […]

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