Jazz in Town: April 30th is International Jazz Day!!

(Photo: Rising star jazz vocalist, Anaïs Reno, visits Buffalo to perform in a special International Jazz Day concert!) Jazz has truly become a global phenomenon.  International Jazz Day, celebrated every year on April 30th, recognizes the international presence of jazz as well as the multi-cultural influence of jazz all over the world. Here, in Buffalo, […]

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Jazz in Town: Appreciating Jazz!!

(Photo: April is Jazz Appreciation Month) Being Jazz Appreciation Month, we sure have plenty of jazz happenings to appreciate in Buffalo.  Talent abounds from artists who make Buffalo their home and from those now seeing our city as a destination to perform their music. SPECIAL JazzBuffalo Events JAZZBUFFALO’S 5TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY CELEBRATION! Each […]

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Jazz in Town: A Rebirth For Jazz – Happy Easter!

(Photo: Ella Fitzgerald) The rebirth and resurgence of jazz in Buffalo have been going on for the last few years and it continues.  Local, regional, national, and international talent all make Buffalo a jazz destination. At this time, we wish many blessings to you and your families as we observe the joyful Easter meaning. Notable […]

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Rising Jazz Star Anaïs Reno to Make Buffalo Debut on International Jazz Day

April 30, 2022 8:00 pm Live at Seneca One: Anaïs Reno with Pete Malinverni and Julie Kurtzman “The most impressive new jazz singer to appear on the scene since Veronica Swift.” – SCOTT YANO, L.A. JAZZ SCENE “…This is a once in a lifetime voice..“– STEPHEN MOSHER, BROADWAY WORLD Many in the JazzBuffalo Community know […]

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Jazz in Town: Spring Into Jazz!

(Photo: Jazz pianist/composer/arranger Ethan Iverson will be joined by trumpeter Tom Harrell in a special Art of Jazz performance this Friday.) Buffalo continues to be a jazz destination as more jazz artists take note.  This week, we get visits from notable jazz artists and performers.  Read on! Featured Event Art of Jazz | Ethan Iverson […]

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Returning Northwest Jazz Festival Announces 2022 Lineup For Four Stages

The Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic, Lewiston, NY will mark its return after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Scheduled to take place on Friday, August 26, and Saturday, August 27, the festival will consist of five stages and 30 performances by close to 130 musicians. Recently, the festival announced its lineup for […]

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Jazz Legend, Herbie Hancock, to be Awarded, George Peabody Medal

Jazz legend, Herbie Hancock, a 14-time Grammy-winner, and advocate for using culture and the arts to advance peace will receive the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America.   The George Peabody Medal is the highest honor bestowed by the Peabody Institute and has been presented annually since 1980. “It is a true […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival Returns In 2022 With Exciting Lineup Of Jazz Headliners

Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY returns after a two-year hiatus celebrating 20 years. Lewiston, NY – After a two-year unexpected hiatus, the Northwest Jazz Festival in historic Lewiston, NY returns on August 26- 27, 2022.  The event will highlight local, international, and North American jazz artists including Sally Terrell, John di Martino, Stacey […]

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Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Eliane Elias, Esperanza Spalding, and Ron Carter Win In 64th GRAMMY® Awards Jazz Categories

The 64th GRAMMY® Awards announced the 2022 winners in the Jazz categories.  The winners were announced prior to the televised event scheduled for Sunday, April 3rd. Nominations were announced in November 2021 and winners were revealed today. Here are the winners in each of the Jazz and Instrumental categories followed by songs/videos: 1 – From […]

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Celebrate “April Is Jazz Appreciation Month” With Special Concerts

In April of 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month was founded by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.  The annual celebration shines a light on the heritage and contributions of jazz to American History. This year, Jazz Appreciation Month will explore the cross-pollination of Afro-Caribbean music and jazz leading into the formation of Latin jazz. Since […]

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