Music Leads Way To Black Rock Community Revitalization

Thirty-five years ago, Dwayne Hall put his roots in the ground on Amherst Street near Grant Street in the Black Rock community.  The establishment of the Sportsmen Tavern was born.  Both inside and outside the walls of the fabled tavern, Hall has seen and overseen changes in the community.  Some perhaps unwelcomed during the years […]

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Jazz Pianist Noam Lemish Teams Up With His Musical Idol For Tour – First Stop, Buffalo

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(The following article appeared in The Canadian Jewish News on May 17th and was authored by Ruthe Schweitzer.  A fantastic perspective on the Amos Hoffman/Noam Lemish musical partnership.  The duo make their first appearance for their new CD Release right here in Buffalo!  At Pausa Art House on June 2nd!  More on the Amos Hoffman/Noam […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Renewal

Easter represents a time of renewal and rebirth to many.  A time to rejoice in the arrival of spring and brighter days filled with sunshine.  The jazz scene in Greater Buffalo is experiencing a time of renewal and rejuvenation – thanks to the supportive and engaged audiences like you!  Happy Easter! Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: Philippe […]

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JazzBuffalo Interview: Jon Lehning Goes Underground at Buffalo Iron Works February 15

When it comes to taking on ambitious works of jazz, one Buffalo jazz musician is not shy about giving it a try.  Jon Lehning, a young and emerging jazz saxophonist, is accustomed to attempts at paying tribute to jazz that has influenced him significantly.  Whether it be Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea’s Elektric Band, Wayne Shorter, […]

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Jazz In Town: The Start Of A New Jazz Year

It is the start of another new year and we hope for more great jazz in 2018.  The weekend will be downright frigid according to weather forecasts.  A light week of music is ahead.  However, jazz will help to warm up the spirits. Jazz And Beyond To Start The Year On Thursday, January 4th at […]

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Jazz In Town: Art of Jazz And More!

This past Thanksgiving week and weekend sure brought to Buffalo a level of world-class jazz that will rival many other cities in the country.  Truly a thankful blessing.  December will bring us more fabulous jazz throughout the month.  Highlights Art of Jazz Series: An Evening with Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan (Saturday, December 2nd at […]

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5 + 1 World-Class Jazz Concerts Presented By JazzBuffalo This Fall

This fall offers an unprecedented amount of world-class jazz for the Greater Buffalo community and the JazzBuffalo Community of jazz appreciators.  Jazz will be played in the style of Latin, Cuban, Traditional, World, and Cultural.  International performers from France, Israel, Canada, United States, and Cuba will take the stage to perform right here in Buffalo […]

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Jazz In Town: Saluting Our Veterans And More!

A bevy of more great jazz hits the Greater Buffalo region this week and beyond.  We will be celebrating Veterans Day, hearing world-class music, presenting interesting concepts, and supporting good causes. Highlights Fredtown Stompers, Thursday, November 8 at 7 pm at Carnegie Arts Center The hot traditional jazz band winning fans throughout the WNY regions […]

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“Keep JazzBuffalo Alive” Fundraising Campaign Launches!

In April of 2014, the first official posting of JazzBuffalo was made.  JazzBuffalo, a d.b.a. and brand of the Greater Buffalo Jazz Society started out as a dream.  Since then, JazzBuffalo has become more than a dream.  It has become a major resource for jazz lovers and jazz musicians.  All who have the same dream […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Freedom Wth Jazz!

First, many thanks to those who attended one of the most memorable jazz concerts to take place in Buffalo with the appearance of the Tierney Sutton Band at MusicalFare Theatre Premier Cabaret Lounge.  Most definitely a highlight of the year.   It is hard to believe we are celebrating the 4th of July holiday weekend!  […]

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