“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: Jazz Festival Week Continues In The Heart Of Buffalo!

Jazz Festival Week continues in the heart of Buffalo this week!  This weekend plan for an abundance of jazz that will be hard to beat anywhere! Highlights Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival, Sunday, July 30th  at 2 pm The second of two Sundays of jazz (July 23rd and 30th) begins with a lineup of […]

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival – Part 2 Promises More Great Jazz

On Sunday, July 23rd, the first of two Sundays of the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival took place on the grounds of the Buffalo Science Museum.  The threat of rain and thunderstorms miraculously held off.  And, thank the heavens for that as we witnessed what can be called a miraculous and magnificent performance by […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Festivals In The Heart Of Buffalo!!

Jazz Festival Week in the heart of Buffalo begins this coming weekend starting on Sunday.  Gear up for a week-long fill of jazz.  Highlights Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival, Sunday, July 23rd at 2 pm The first of two Sundays of jazz (July 23rd and 30th) begins with a lineup of Love Supreme Ensemble, […]

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival July 23rd and July 30th Remembers Legends – Part 1

On two weekend Sundays in July (July 23rd and July 30th), Buffalo pays tribute to the legacy of the revered Pappy Martin, the legendary jazz artist.  Produced by Dawn Martin Berry-Walker, who is keeping the legacy of her father alive, the annual festival promises special performances this year.  The Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival […]

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Jazz In Town: The Big Easy And The West Coast Arrive

The Big Easy comes to Buffalo via New Orleans pianist Tom McDermott.  The Italian Heritage Festival finds a new location and it will include jazz with a couple of returning Buffalo natives. Highlights ASI’s The Big Easy Program Presents Tom McDermott Friday, July 14 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House The highly touted New […]

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Jazz In Town: Unforgettable Jazz

The outdoor jazz season will begin to take shape this coming weekend and festival season is around the corner.  Look for jazz at the numerous parks offering free concerts as well.  Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents Paradigm Shift Friday, July 7 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, presents the […]

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The 2016 JazzBuffalo Poll Is Now Open!

We have reached the end of another year of fabulous jazz in the JazzBuffalo community!  Now it is time for the third annual JazzBuffalo Poll, which is live for voting!  The JazzBuffalo Poll is designed for the readers of JazzBuffalo and audiences of jazz performances to recognize outstanding jazz artists and jazz performances in 2016! […]

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John Coltrane Birthday Celebration To Feature Sax Great Vincent Herring

Buffalo gets a visit from one of the premier saxophone players in the jazz world, Vincent Herring, for the 90th Birthday Celebration of John Coltrane taking place on Thursday, September 22nd beginning at 7 pm at the Burchfield Penney Museum.  The birthday celebration of the jazz legend is presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society […]

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Jazz In Town: A Festive Time Of Jazz

Festival weekend will soon be upon us.  Not one but two festivals happen in the same weekend.  Both representing homecomings and paying tribute to the legacies who represent the rich history of jazz in Buffalo.    Highlights James Brandon Lewis, Friday, July 29th at the Colored Musicians Club Jazz Festival at 7 pm and 9 […]

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