Jazz In Town: A Showcase Of Jazz Talent

A showcase of jazz talent hits the Greater Buffalo area this weekend.  From the likes of Bobby Militello and Phil Dire to the visit by Cyrille Aimee, one of the promising female jazz vocalists on the national jazz scene, to the UB Center Of Arts.  Time to get out from the cold and head indoors […]

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Jazz In Town: Hot Jazz Chases The Cold Away

There may be snow falling from the sky but you can be assured it will melt quickly from the hot jazz taking place this weekend in JazzBuffalo.  It all starts tonight so get your warm coats out and head out for the best in jazz.  Here are some notable jazz events taking place: Beginning at […]

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JazzBuffalo Features Jazz Artist Interviews By Rick Holland: Paul Smoker

JazzBuffalo welcomes a periodic new feature today.  One of our local jazz treasures is Rick Holland.  An educator, trumpeter, big band leader, recording artists, and a passionate advocate of jazz. Rick Holland is a veteran performer with musicians and organizations such as the Louie Bellson Big Band (Chicago Based Band), Jimmy Dorsey, Hendrik Meurkens, Buddy […]

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Two Spectacular Jazz Concerts: Esperanza Spalding and Ken Filiano Hit Buffalo October 9th

Two notable concerts hit the JazzBuffalo area this week.  And, they are most definitely are on different ends of the spectrum.  It does show the diversity of jazz, which makes Buffalo a stomping ground for all jazz artists.  The ever-popular Esperanza Spalding brings her special charm and musical brand of jazz to the UB Center […]

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JazzBuffalo Remembers The Legendary Anne Fadale

On Thursday, October 2nd, the legendary jazz pianist Anne Fadale will be inducted into the Buffalo Hall Of Fame.  This is a long overdue acknowledgement for one of the true jazz greats to grace us with her presence in Buffalo.  Her jazz pedigree includes being mentored by the great Oscar Peterson, who referred to her […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Don Menza Gives A Magical Performance

Don Menza not only brought spectacular jazz to the Buffalo area for two nights at PAUSA Art House, he brought with him the treasures of jazz history.  His comedic personality had also an educator’s element.  Regaling us with stories of his days with Henry Mancini and why certain songs had meaning to him.  Friday night […]

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