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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JazzBuffalo To Present Jazz Legend Richie Cole October 28th

On Saturday, October 28, Buffalo gets a visit from one of the legendary figures in jazz history.  The great alto saxophonist, Richie Cole.  Presented by JazzBuffalo, he will appear at MusicalFare Theatre Premier Cabaret Lounge, beginning at 8 pm.  Cole will be accompanied by the Rich Thompson Trio that features Rich Thompson on drums, Don […]

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Jazz In Town: Pausing to Remember

We pause briefly to remember one of the legends of jazz in Buffalo jazz history – drummer Lou Marino.  Lou Marino passed away at the age of 80 years old.  Leaving behind a trail of impactful mentoring, memorable performances, many friends, and family.  A very humble man with a rich history who always had time […]

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Jazz In Town: Ambassadors Of Jazz Visit Buffalo

Buffalo gets a visit this weekend from one of the top ambassadors of jazz – Wynton Marsalis.  And, from notable ambassadors such as Wycliffe Gordon and in the free jazz world – Charles Gayle.  There is plenty of jazz in the area this week and beyond. Highlights Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis, […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Trane’s 91st Birthday!

The highlight of this week is the 91st Birthday Celebration of the late great jazz legend, John Coltrane.  Organized by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society and hosted by Burchfield Penney Museum, the 3-day festivities promises to be a special time.  (Get your glasses on – this edition of Jazz In Town is lengthy!) Highlight […]

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Jazz In Town: Summer Fades And Fall Jazz Begins!

As summer fades, jazz for the remainder of the year promises to offer an unprecedented amount of jazz that will make voting in the 4th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll a real challenge!   Highlights The Hot Club of Buffalo, Saturday, September 16 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House  Buffalo’s premier gypsy jazz band returns to […]

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Jazz In Town: Experience Great Jazz!

(PLEASE NOTE: THE HOTEL HENRY JAZZ CONCERT SERIES CONCERT SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 13TH IS SOLD-OUT – ADMISSION IS BY TICKETS ONLY) Keeping jazz awareness prominent in the future means looking back at special moments in jazz.  There will be performances in the upcoming week that look at special music in jazz history. Also, take note […]

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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: Jazz In Historic Locations!

Exciting events in jazz in the next couple weeks as the summer season winds down.  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, the largest free jazz festival in the region, is just a few 8 days away.  Before that, plenty of good jazz for everyone. Highlights  Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series: JazzBuffalo Presents Mary McMahon […]

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Hotel Henry and JazzBuffalo To Launch Jazz Concert Series

Hotel Henry, located on the historic National Landmark Richardson Olmsted Campus, is partnering with JazzBuffalo to present Hotel Henry’s Jazz Concert Series.  The jazz concert series will present five performances this fall beginning Wednesday, August 23rd and enable audiences to experience the urban resort while enjoying live jazz.  Hotel Henry’s inaugural Jazz Concert Series produced […]

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