Jazz In Town: Nothing Spooky About Jazz

The Halloween night will be upon us, but there will be nothing spooky about jazz. Look for the finest in jazz throughout the Greater Buffalo area. Thanks to all the folks who came out for two big JazzBuffalo partnering events last weekend. In Quiet Nights at MusicalFare Theatre and Cindy Miller at 189 for the […]

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Jazz Improvising Sensation – Secret Keeper: Stephan Crump And Mary Halvorson – To Appear At Pausa June 11th!

  The jazz improvising projects sensation of New York City, Secret Keeper: Stephan Crump and Mary Halvorson, make a stop in Buffalo on Thursday June 11th.   Beginning at 8pm at Pausa Art House, Jon Nelson will be presenting a rare opportunity to hear this dynamic duo. This is how Stephan Crump, master bassist, defines this […]

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Jazz In Town: Favorite Son Don Menza Returns!

One of Buffalo’s favorite sons, visiting from California, makes a return to Buffalo for two nights of performances.  Don Menza, born in Buffalo in 1936, has had an illustrious career as a notable tenor saxophonist in the jazz world.  He has made a name for himself as a musician, composer, arranger, and educator.  Performing with […]

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The 9th Annual Queen City Jazz Festival Hits The Streets Saturday July 26

The 9th Annual Queen City Jazz Festival is being held this Saturday, July 26, from 12pm until 8pm.  The festival is presented by The Historic Colored Musicians Club and will feature a stage located near Broadway and Michigan as well as performances inside the club this year.  Every member of the Historic Colored Musician Club […]

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Jazz In Town: Legends And Miles High

The Buffalo area gets legendary jazz upcoming in the next week. Of most prominence is the double billing of Cyrus Chestnut and Kevin Mahogany at the annual Williamsville East High School Legends of Jazz Series. This concert takes place on May 21st at 7:30pm and is a rare treat for the area. It supports the […]

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Jazz In Town: A Journey Across The Ocean

There is plenty of good jazz coming to Buffalo. This weekend, the area gets visitors from the other side of the ocean. Jazz Fusion/Smooth Jazz artists Journey will be making a stop in Buffalo at PAUSA Art House this Saturday beginning at 8pm. This Switzerland based band is very popular in Europe, the band is […]

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Jazz In Town: A Little Bit Of Sun Ra

While the area is still awaiting the sun and warmth of spring, a member of the historic jazz group, Sun Ra Arkestra, will be performing in town on Saturday, May 3rd.  Reynold Scott, a Buffalo native as well as baritone and flute extraordinaire, will be making an appearance at PAUSA Art House beginning at 8pm.  […]

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April 30th Is International Jazz Day! Jazz Stars Perform In Worldwide Webcast.

In 2011, the UNESCO organization designated every April 30th worldwide as International Jazz Day. This year the worldwide webcast and concert took place in Osaka, Japan. The legendary Herbie Hancock serves as the ambassador of UNESCO for this special day and throughout the year. In addition, he is Master of Ceremony for the worldwide webcast. […]

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