Northwest Jazz Festival Announces Lineup Of Jazz Stars For 2018

The 17th annual Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, scheduled for August 24 and 25 of 2018, announced its jazz artist line-up at the Taste of Jazz Fundraiser on April 15th.  30 live performances are scheduled for the 2-day festival across 5 stages throughout the heart of Lewiston, NY.  Including featuring some of the top, as […]

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Jazz In Town: A Drumming Legend Hits Town

Buffalo gets a visit from a jazz drums legend this coming weekend.  Gypsy jazz hits the screen.  And, the youth movement in jazz continues. Highlights Billy Cobham, Friday, March 23 at 8 pm at The Tralf Music Hall Jazz legend, drummer Billy Cobham, returns to Buffalo and the Tralf once again.  This time with his […]

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Jazz In Town: The Art of Jazz Greatness Visits Buffalo

A week ahead of very special jazz is about to happen.  Truly shaping up to be a special year for jazz so far. Highlights Billy Childs Quartet, Sunday, March 18 at 3 pm at the Albright-Knox Art of Jazz Series Next up in this series is the 2018 Grammy Award winner for Best Jazz Instrumental Album – […]

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Jazz In Town: Ladies Take Center Stage

A great start of the year with more jazz coming our way!  Please get out and support jazz and help keep the art form alive. Highlights El Coco, Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House The dynamic Latin/Cuban Jazz band, El Coco, makes a return to Pausa after […]

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Jazz In Town: An Abundance Of Jazz!

The abundance of outstanding jazz continues to evolve this year.  This coming week we will find new debuts and jazz performances throughout Greater Buffalo sure to please many.  Highlights 4th Annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, Thursday, February 22 at 9 pm at Nietzsche’s Nietzsche’s will present its fourth annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, a tradition […]

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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: Saluting Our Veterans And More!

A bevy of more great jazz hits the Greater Buffalo region this week and beyond.  We will be celebrating Veterans Day, hearing world-class music, presenting interesting concepts, and supporting good causes. Highlights Fredtown Stompers, Thursday, November 8 at 7 pm at Carnegie Arts Center The hot traditional jazz band winning fans throughout the WNY regions […]

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Jazz In Town: At Midnight Blue An Extra Hour Of Jazz!

We enter the final two months of 2017 in what has been a tremendous year of jazz so far.  With more great jazz to come in these final two months – including an extra hour as we set back the clocks one-hour this weekend.  Now is the time to start thinking about nominations for the […]

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Jazz In Town: Alto Madness Hits Buffalo!

This week, Buffalo gets a rare visit from a true jazz legend and icon, Richie Cole.  And, there is the annual MIA High School celebration as well.   Despite the gray and gloom of rain, the area will be bright with jazz! Highlights Jazz Legend Richie Cole, Saturday, October 28th at 8 pm at MusicalFare Theatre […]

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Jazz in Town: JAZZ 100 Festival Celebrates Jazz Icons!

This week, we take time to celebrate the 100th Birthdays of some of most fondly remembered Jazz Icons in the history of jazz.  Celebrations include remembering Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie.  Highlighted by the appearance of international jazz artist and star, jazz pianist Elio Villafranca. Highlights JAZZ 100 Festival Presented by JazzBuffalo, in […]

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