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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“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: 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: Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY Takes Center Stage!

The main event for this weekend is the long-awaited Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY!  The weather forecast looks magnificent and is sure to bring record crowds to the festival this year.  Highlights Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, Friday, August 25 at 5 pm and Saturday, August 26 at 12:30 pm The largest free […]

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Jazz In Town: Making Whoopie With Jazz

We get a brief respite before the next jazz festival takes place!  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston is in a little over two weeks.  Plenty of great jazz, however, will be around! Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents Eric Johnson Trio, Friday, August 11 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House Visiting us from Pittsburgh will be […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Reunion

What a spectacular week of jazz in the heart of Buffalo the past week!  Many thanks and congratulations go out to the Historic Colored Musicians Club and the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society for their tireless efforts to bring stellar jazz to our community.  August begins with more great jazz filling the outdoors! Highlights Pine […]

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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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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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Week-long CMC Jazz Festival Beginning July 24th Is A Dream Come True

According to George Scott (President of the Colored Musicians Club), when the concept of the Colored Musicians Club Jazz Festival first originated approximately ten plus years ago, it was dreamed that one year there could be a week-long festival.  That year finally arrives for the 2017 CMC Jazz Festival, Presented by M&T Bank the week […]

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