Jazz In Town: At Midnight Blue An Extra Hour Of Jazz!

We enter the final two months of 2017 in what has been a tremendous year of jazz so far.  With more great jazz to come in these final two months – including an extra hour as we set back the clocks one-hour this weekend.  Now is the time to start thinking about nominations for the […]

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Jazz In Town: Alto Madness Hits Buffalo!

This week, Buffalo gets a rare visit from a true jazz legend and icon, Richie Cole.  And, there is the annual MIA High School celebration as well.   Despite the gray and gloom of rain, the area will be bright with jazz! Highlights Jazz Legend Richie Cole, Saturday, October 28th at 8 pm at MusicalFare Theatre […]

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Jazz in Town: JAZZ 100 Festival Celebrates Jazz Icons!

This week, we take time to celebrate the 100th Birthdays of some of most fondly remembered Jazz Icons in the history of jazz.  Celebrations include remembering Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie.  Highlighted by the appearance of international jazz artist and star, jazz pianist Elio Villafranca. Highlights JAZZ 100 Festival Presented by JazzBuffalo, in […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz In A Variety Of Forms and All Great!

Jazz can be challenging and it brings out the best in musicians.  Giving the audience an experience that is unexpected yet uplifting.  And, offers varietal forms of jazz.  That may be the case this upcoming week – so many forms of great jazz. Highlights The Mambo Kings, Saturday, October 14th at 8 pm at Kleinhans […]

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Jazz In Town: Labor Day Jazz Weekend

The weekend of August 25 and 26 turned out to be quite the spectacular weekend!  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY is estimated to have had a record crowd and we were blessed with beautiful weather and great jazz music filling the air.  On an individual level and on an organizational level, JazzBuffalo was […]

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Jazz In Town: Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY Takes Center Stage!

The main event for this weekend is the long-awaited Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY!  The weather forecast looks magnificent and is sure to bring record crowds to the festival this year.  Highlights Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, Friday, August 25 at 5 pm and Saturday, August 26 at 12:30 pm The largest free […]

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The 2016 JazzBuffalo Poll Is Now Open!

We have reached the end of another year of fabulous jazz in the JazzBuffalo community!  Now it is time for the third annual JazzBuffalo Poll, which is live for voting!  The JazzBuffalo Poll is designed for the readers of JazzBuffalo and audiences of jazz performances to recognize outstanding jazz artists and jazz performances in 2016! […]

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Jazz In Town: A Soulful Little Christmas

Jazz takes on the spirit of the holidays.  A festive amount of jazz will be available to dedicated jazz fans.  After a couple of rough wintery days, the roads will be clear to fabulous jazz.  Highlights JazzBuffalo presents Midnight Blue Christmas: Have Yourself A Soulful Little Christmas, Saturday, December 17th at 8 pm at Pausa […]

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Jazz In Town: A Smooth Jazz Summit And More

The final month of 2016 is here and it has been a great year in jazz.  The Ritual Trio with David Murray this past Sunday was a highlight of this year and a few more are in store before year-end. Highlights Contemporary Smooth Jazz: Cindy Bradley, Vincent Ingala, and Jonathan Fritzen, Friday, December 9th at […]

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Jazz In Town: The Ritual Of Jazz

The legacy of jazz history reaches far and wide.  In the week ahead, jazz honoring jazz legacies will be a major theme of jazz in Buffalo. Highlights Ritual Trio Featuring David Murray, Sunday, December 4th at 8 pm at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center One of the iconic figures in jazz, tenor saxophonist David Murray, appears […]

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