Jazz In Town: Jazz Is A Mob Scene

After the storm and another case of cabin fever, jazz fans will be eager to get out and hear jazz.  Plenty of good jazz is in store for the week ahead.  Highlights Steve Bernstein’s Sexmob at Art Of Jazz Series Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Sunday, March 19 at 3 pm The charismatic trumpeter and unique slide […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrate Women’s History Month With Jazz!

As March gets underway, we also take the time to celebrate Women’s History Month.  Women in jazz history are prolific and an important part of what jazz is today.  This coming April, Women in Jazz will also be a theme of the annual Jazz Appreciation Month. Highlights Ladies First Jazz Big Band, Women’s History Month Concert, […]

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Northwest Bank To Sponsor Annual Jazz Festival In Historic Lewiston

Since the 15th Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival ended in August of 2016, the festival board of directors and staff has been making organizational changes and embarking in new directions.  A significant development for this year is the announcement that the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival has partnered with Northwest Bank to present the 16th annual festival, scheduled […]

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Jazz In Town: Collaborating On Jazz

Unique and original jazz seems to be the theme as we start the year.  Like a January thaw, jazz is warming up and stretching boundaries.     Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents A Jazz Tribute To Michael Jackson, Friday, January 20th at MusicalFare Theatre This special production will feature the dynamic composer, arranger, vocalist, and pianist Mark Marinaccio […]

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Accepting The Role As Music Director Of The Lewiston Jazz Festival

The expression “you have big shoes to fill” came to mind when the Lewiston Jazz Festival Board, of which I served on this past year, put my name in nomination to serve as the new Music Director for the festival.  I warmly accepted this responsibility this past week and I look forward to building upon […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Festival Weekend!

This weekend brings us jazz through two festivals, the Lewiston Jazz Festival and the Elmwood Arts Festival.  It will be the most concentrated day of jazz in one day!  The weather is forecasted to be one beautiful day on Saturday, August 27th – so get outdoors to enjoy jazz! Highlights The Lewiston Jazz Festival, Friday, […]

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15th Annual Lewiston Jazz Festival Takes Place August 26 and 27!

This year, historic Lewiston celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Lewiston Jazz Festival, which will be held on Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27.   This year’s celebration will kick off on Friday (8/26) at 4:45PM with The French Quarter Hounds parading down Center street. Festival times are 4:45PM to 10PM on Friday (8/26) and […]

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Jazz In Town: Anything Goes With Big Bands And Jazz!

Jazz continues to be prominent in the heat of the summer.  You will find big bands and organized jazz.  Jazz can be found indoors and outdoors just about every night of the week!    Highlights The Devin Kelly Organ Trio, Sunday, August 21st at 6 pm at 189 Public House For this JazzBuffalo / 189 […]

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Jazz In Town: The Heat Is On With Jazz

The heat of the summer is in full swing for August.  Which means that jazz in the Greater Buffalo continues to be hot with indoor and outdoor events throughout the area.    Highlights A Tribute To The Modern Jazz Quartet, Thursday, August 11th at Pausa Art House at 8 pm One of the area’s finest […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation Month In Full Swing

April is jazz appreciation month.  A time to celebrate and appreciate the truly original American art form we call jazz.  This coming week will give us all plenty to appreciate as jazz events take place throughout the Greater Buffalo region. Highlight The Bad Plus With Joshua Redman Friday, April 22nd at 8 pm at Buffalo State […]

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