Jazz In Town: A Taste Of New Orleans

This coming week covers a full spectrum of jazz, from its’ roots to the progressive form of free jazz.  The multiple styles of jazz available in Greater Buffalo continue to expand and are second to none. Highlights BassDrumBone, Saturday, June 8th at 8 pm at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center Hallwalls follows up with their excellent […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Is Made In America

This week will be another week of getting visits from jazz royalty and legends.  And, we get prominent jazz being exposed to our high schools in the area also.  A chance to support jazz education. Highlights The Bobby Watson Quartet, Saturday, May 20th at 8 pm at The Sanctuary The much heralded and legendary saxophonist […]

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Jazz In Town: A Month Of Appreciation Ends With International Jazz Day Celebration!

We have been celebrating April is Jazz Appreciation Month and now enter the final week.  And, what a week it will be!  A host of fantastic jazz culminates with the International Jazz Day Celebration and extends to May 1st with jazz from Montreal.  A great month of appreciating jazz!  And, as you will see, we […]

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The Hot Club Of Buffalo: A Gypsy Jazz Treasure

On Friday, April 21 at 7:30 pm at the Shea’s Smith Theatre in Downtown Buffalo, the legacy of Django Reinhardt will live on in a special way.  Buffalo’s premier gypsy jazz band, The Hot Club of Buffalo, will be celebrating the release of their first CD.  A project in the making for nearly five years […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival Announces Lineup For 2017

NORTHWEST JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR 2017 Northwest Jazz Festival introduces Friday and Saturday night headliners and 30 live performances over a two-day period Buffalo (4/3/17):  The 16th annual Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY (formerly known as the Lewiston Jazz Festival), scheduled for August 25 and 26 of 2017, announced its jazz artist line-up […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation Month Begins!

In a few days, April will bring us a literal showering of jazz throughout the month.  Saturday, April 1 marks the beginning of celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month that will ultimately end with a celebration of International Jazz Day.  Highlights The Blue Note 8, Saturday, April 1 at Pausa Art House JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa […]

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Jazz In Town: Enjoy Life With Jazz

With the advent of spring, we can spring forward to more great jazz.  The last full weekend of March will offer plenty of jazz for everyone. Highlights The Hot Club of Buffalo, Thursday, March 22 at 7 pm at Pausa Art House The area’s premier gypsy jazz swing band makes its debut at Pausa Art […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Is A Mob Scene

After the storm and another case of cabin fever, jazz fans will be eager to get out and hear jazz.  Plenty of good jazz is in store for the week ahead.  Highlights Steve Bernstein’s Sexmob at Art Of Jazz Series Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Sunday, March 19 at 3 pm The charismatic trumpeter and unique slide […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrate Women’s History Month With Jazz!

As March gets underway, we also take the time to celebrate Women’s History Month.  Women in jazz history are prolific and an important part of what jazz is today.  This coming April, Women in Jazz will also be a theme of the annual Jazz Appreciation Month. Highlights Ladies First Jazz Big Band, Women’s History Month Concert, […]

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Northwest Bank To Sponsor Annual Jazz Festival In Historic Lewiston

Since the 15th Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival ended in August of 2016, the festival board of directors and staff has been making organizational changes and embarking in new directions.  A significant development for this year is the announcement that the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival has partnered with Northwest Bank to present the 16th annual festival, scheduled […]

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