Jazz At Chandlerville Series Announces July And August Performances

As we enter the second season of Jazz at Chandlerville, we do so under many different circumstances from a year ago. Adapting to the new guidelines as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has meant relocating the location from the colorful side patio of Thin Man Brewery / Tappo Pizza located at 166 Chandler Street […]

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With And Without Power, Elliot Scozzaro Trio Electrifies Hotel Henry Audience

On a day when the region was reaching record high temperatures and experiencing power outages, the second Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series took place outdoors. Led by rising star saxophonist Elliot Scozzaro, the trio that included George Caldwell on keyboards and Joe Goehle on upright bass, delivered an electrifying performance. As was an element of […]

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Contribute To The “Keep Local Live Jazz Music Alive Fund”

The return of outdoor jazz has been an uplifting experience for audiences, patio patrons, venues, and musicians. Especially after a harrowing few months of shelter-at-home lockdown. We must not forget, however, that we are all still in the midst of a serious pandemic. Diligently, we must do our part to contain and prevent the spread […]

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Jazz At Home: Hot Summer Jazz In Swing

  First, all of us involved in making jazz available outdoors implore everyone to follow guidelines such as wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, and respecting social distancing.  It is only through these efforts we can continue and not suffer a set back during the midst of a pandemic.  So far so good.  Many […]

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12 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 9 – July 13)

Digital jazz live streams are falling into a weekly groove for jazz artists. Affording us a silver lining opportunity to discover new and fabulous jazz artistry across the country. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week and beyond, view on JazzBuffalo’s Upcoming Events. Here are […]

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James Brandon Lewis Voted Rising Star Winner In 2020 Downbeat Critic’s Poll

James Brandon Lewis, since leaving his hometown of Buffalo, has risen in the jazz world as an emerging saxophonist of note. Lewis is usually noted for his ability to reach into the past of influences by Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, and Ornette Coleman while crafting a unique improvisational sound that is modern and futuristic. In […]

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Downbeat Announce 68th Annual Critic’s Poll Winners

The 68th Annual Downbeat Critic’s Poll was announced on July 6 and one of the big winners was bandleader, drummer, a civil advocate Terri Lynne Carrington. Carrington made history by becoming the first female instrumentalist to win the prestigious Jazz Artist of the year category. Additionally, her recent album release, Waiting Game, received the most […]

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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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Jazz At Home: Filling The Air With Jazz

(Photo Credit: Jack Zuff) We should not forget that we are still in the midst and throes of a devasting global pandemic.  New York State’s admirable turnaround has been well-received and enables reopening.  As we move to jazz outdoors, it should come with the constant reminder that we maintain physical distancing as well as mask-wearing […]

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12 Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 2 – July 5)

This week’s available jazz live streams fall over the July 4th holiday weekend. While there may not be as many live streams, there will be very good ones. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week and beyond, view on JazzBuffalo’s Upcoming Events. Here are 12 […]

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