JazzBuffalo Interview: Jon Lehning Goes Underground at Buffalo Iron Works February 15

When it comes to taking on ambitious works of jazz, one Buffalo jazz musician is not shy about giving it a try.  Jon Lehning, a young and emerging jazz saxophonist, is accustomed to attempts at paying tribute to jazz that has influenced him significantly.  Whether it be Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea’s Elektric Band, Wayne Shorter, […]

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Jazz In Town: For The Love Of Jazz

The week ahead ends with our annual celebration of Valentine’s Day.  There will plenty of opportunities to share together with friends and love one the love of jazz! Highlights Gruvology, Saturday, February 10, Pausa Art House at 8 pm Buffalo’s top jazz fusion band, four straight years in the JazzBuffalo Poll, make a return appearance […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Song And The Birthday Of Django!

Jazz will hit several stages in the next week and the variety of jazz music means there is something for everyone!    Congratulations to all of the winners, runner-ups, and honorable mentions in the 4th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  Thank you to the audiences of readers and fans who helped make the poll an engaging means […]

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Announcing The Winners Of The 4th Annual (2017) JazzBuffalo Poll!

The fourth annual JazzBuffalo Poll results are in and the winners of each category are determined!  The poll is a casting of ballots by readers of JazzBuffalo, audiences, fans, musicians, and supporters of jazz.  As we state every year, the poll is not a “best of” from a critic point of view.  Rather, it represents the […]

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Jazz In Town: Quintet, Orkestra, Band

After the coldest weather in a very long time, look for jazz to begin to heat up in the area.  We move on from the holidays into what will be an exciting year of jazz.    Highlights The Beatles Jazz Quintet w/Mark Marinaccio, Thursday, January 11 at 7 pm at Pausa Art House Jazz and […]

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Jazz In Town: Singing In The New Year!

We will be ringing in the New Year with frigid temperatures this year.  However, jazz will warm our spirits.  And, we will be launching the 2017 JazzBuffalo Poll.  Giving us all a chance to look back on a fantastic year in jazz.  Jazz And Beyond To End The Year On Thursday, December 28 at 7 […]

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Jazz In Town: A Very Merry Jazzy Christmas

Christmas highlights this coming weekend.  A special time of family and friends enjoying the Christmas and holiday spirit.  Jazz will be filling up our hearts and soul just before and after.   Highlight JazzBuffalo Presents Jazz for the Holidays with TrioPAYAZZO on Friday, December 22 at 8 pm at the Revolution Gallery on 1419 Hertel […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Violins Fill The Holiday Air

Buffalo gets a visit this week from a rising star who has performed on stages across the world with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Cassandra Wilson, Josh Groban, and the recently deceased Jon Hendricks.  And, the sounds of gypsy jazz fill the air once again, as well as, contemporary smooth jazz.  Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents Scott […]

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Jazz In Town: Soulful Holiday Celebrations

The holiday festivities are underway and that includes jazz in the forefront and in the background.  We’ve got a night of original soul jazz and big bands and everything in-between.     Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents A Night Of Soul Jazz With Paradigm Shift, Friday, December 8 at Pausa Art House at 8 pm  JazzBuffalo, in association […]

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Jazz In Town: Art of Jazz And More!

This past Thanksgiving week and weekend sure brought to Buffalo a level of world-class jazz that will rival many other cities in the country.  Truly a thankful blessing.  December will bring us more fabulous jazz throughout the month.  Highlights Art of Jazz Series: An Evening with Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan (Saturday, December 2nd at […]

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