Jazz In Town: Collaborating On Jazz

Unique and original jazz seems to be the theme as we start the year.  Like a January thaw, jazz is warming up and stretching boundaries.     Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents A Jazz Tribute To Michael Jackson, Friday, January 20th at MusicalFare Theatre This special production will feature the dynamic composer, arranger, vocalist, and pianist Mark Marinaccio […]

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Jazz In Town: A Smooth Jazz Summit And More

The final month of 2016 is here and it has been a great year in jazz.  The Ritual Trio with David Murray this past Sunday was a highlight of this year and a few more are in store before year-end. Highlights Contemporary Smooth Jazz: Cindy Bradley, Vincent Ingala, and Jonathan Fritzen, Friday, December 9th at […]

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Jazz In Town: The Ritual Of Jazz

The legacy of jazz history reaches far and wide.  In the week ahead, jazz honoring jazz legacies will be a major theme of jazz in Buffalo. Highlights Ritual Trio Featuring David Murray, Sunday, December 4th at 8 pm at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center One of the iconic figures in jazz, tenor saxophonist David Murray, appears […]

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Jazz In Town: Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving to JazzBuffalo readers and jazz fans throughout Greater Buffalo.  We have much to be thankful for as we continue to experience the revitalization of jazz in our community. Highlights Sugar, Katty, Cool, November 25th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House Enjoy a modern twist on the jazz-swinging harmonies made famous by the […]

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Jazz In Town: An Eclectic Variety Of Jazz

An interesting and eclectic variety of jazz is taking place this weekend and beyond in Greater Buffalo.  And, an international flavor of jazz hits the area.   The week also carries a bit of sadness as we remember one of the revered jazz artists in our area, Greg Piontek, who left us too early.   Highlights […]

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Jazz In Town: Swing Into Jazz

Whether you are elated or depressed over the recent Presidential election results, music has a way of bridging the divide like no other means.  May all of us walk on the bridge we call jazz and enjoy the splendor of this great music that brings us together. Highlights The Hot Club Of Buffalo, Sunday, November […]

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Jazz In Town: Dynamite Jazz Ahead!

It is hard to believe we have hit the month of November!    Which means many of you will have start thinking about the upcoming JazzBuffalo Poll and who you will nominate and who you will vote for.  With all the outstanding performances this past year, it will be fun voting! Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: The Green […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Gets In The Groove!

Jazz this week travels the spectrum from experimental improvising on one end to the toe-tapping groove sound of organ-infused jazz.  And, you can find high quality jazz throughout the Greater Buffalo area.  Highlights Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Saturday, October 29th at 7:30pm at Albright-Knox Art Gallery Alto saxophonist Steve Coleman has garnered recognition as […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz On The Stage!

The month of October will continue to offer an abundance of top-notch performances that will offer a diverse landscape of jazz.  Providing an opportunity to take in different forms of jazz. Highlights Bria Skonberg, Friday, October 14th at 7 pm at UB Center for the Arts Bria Skonberg, the Canadian singer and trumpeter, makes a […]

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Jazz In Town: Experience Jazz In New Places

This summer proved to be one of the most abundant in jazz performances.  Now, with school buses in sight, school starting, and a new season of jazz moving indoors.   This weekend brings tributes, big bands, and more. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents The Midnight Blue Experience, Saturday, September 10th at Pausa Art House at 8 pm On […]

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