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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Jazz In Town: Remembering The Pappy Martin Legacy

Festivals become the theme over the next few weeks.  Starting with the 21st Annual Pappy Martin Legacy and Masten Jazz Festival, which brings some special guests from the jazz world.  Highlights Etienne Charles, Sunday, July 24th at the Pappy Martin Legacy and Masten Jazz Festival In what may be the coup of the summer jazz […]

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JazzBuffalo And The Hollow Bistro Initiate First Saturday Jazz Brunch Series on June 4th!

Since the early days of jazz in New Orleans, brunch events have always been associated with jazz music.  If you visit New Orleans, Chicago, or New York City today, you will find a jazz brunch happening on a Saturday or Sunday somewhere in these cities and their surrounding areas.  JazzBuffalo is excited to partner with […]

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Jazz In Town: A Youth Movement In Jazz

The end of January 2016 ended on a superlative note!  A fantastic weekend, which saw the international jazz artist Yosvany Terry in a remarkable concert at the Art of Jazz Series that took place at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (see JazzBuffalo review here – Yosvany Terry).  No doubt, more good jazz will happen in February […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Lights Up The Christmas Spirit

As Christmas approaches us, we find jazz in the midst of holiday events and spirits in the Greater Buffalo area.  The upcoming week will provide several opportunities to enjoy a jazzy Christmas time.  Guaraldi Christmas In The City A Guaraldi Christmas in the City event takes place at Shea’s Smith Theatre on Thursday, December 17th […]

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Jazz In Town: The Creative Force Of New Music In Buffalo

Jazz is a creative force, which results not only in new music but also in refreshing arrangements of classic jazz tunes. This is what you will find in the JazzBuffalo community this weekend, week, and always. John Bacon And Chris Jentsch Project A collaboration that began in the 1990’s returns to the forefront of jazz […]

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Jazz In Town: A Big Week Of Jazz!

A big weekend and week of jazz awaits us all. The return home of a jazz legend and the showcasing of some of the best jazz talents greater Buffalo has to offer. The weather may be dreary and rainy outdoors but jazz will shine brightly indoors in the city. Joe Ford Returns For a Home Visit […]

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Jazz Legend Saxophonist Joe Ford Returns Home To Buffalo This Week!

One of the most traveled and revered saxophonists to come out of Buffalo is Joe Ford. Ford makes a return visit to Buffalo this week and will perform in three separate settings between Thursday and Friday.   The former Buffalo teacher, in his early days, has a long history in pushing the boundaries of styles and […]

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JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series To Feature Vocalist Katy Miner And The PSJQ November 15th

The next JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series concert, organized in partnership with 189 Public House, takes place on Sunday, November 15th beginning at 5:30 pm.  Featured will be the versatile and dynamic vocalist Katy Miner backed by the Phil Sims Jazz Quartet. First we are excited to present vocalist Katy Miner, who brings a diverse yet […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Dave Douglas Quintet Puts On Performance Filled With Brazen Heart.

Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas brought his quintet into town last night and found more than six enthusiastic people in attendance. Years ago, Douglas arrived in Buffalo during a snowstorm, driving down from a concert in Toronto, but the gig went on despite an audience of six people. Well, thankfully, nothing got in the way […]

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