Jazz In Town: Pausing to Remember

We pause briefly to remember one of the legends of jazz in Buffalo jazz history – drummer Lou Marino.  Lou Marino passed away at the age of 80 years old.  Leaving behind a trail of impactful mentoring, memorable performances, many friends, and family.  A very humble man with a rich history who always had time […]

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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: Jazz In Historic Locations!

Exciting events in jazz in the next couple weeks as the summer season winds down.  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, the largest free jazz festival in the region, is just a few 8 days away.  Before that, plenty of good jazz for everyone. Highlights  Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series: JazzBuffalo Presents Mary McMahon […]

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Hotel Henry and JazzBuffalo To Launch Jazz Concert Series

Hotel Henry, located on the historic National Landmark Richardson Olmsted Campus, is partnering with JazzBuffalo to present Hotel Henry’s Jazz Concert Series.  The jazz concert series will present five performances this fall beginning Wednesday, August 23rd and enable audiences to experience the urban resort while enjoying live jazz.  Hotel Henry’s inaugural Jazz Concert Series produced […]

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Jazz In Town: A Taste Of New Orleans

This coming week covers a full spectrum of jazz, from its’ roots to the progressive form of free jazz.  The multiple styles of jazz available in Greater Buffalo continue to expand and are second to none. Highlights BassDrumBone, Saturday, June 8th at 8 pm at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center Hallwalls follows up with their excellent […]

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Jazz In Town: Music Of The World

Interesting jazz with world influence will highlight this upcoming week.  From Eastern European influences, cabaret style jazz, to far-out free jazz expression.  Highlights Peter Brotzmann / Heather Leigh Duo, Saturday, June 3rd at 8 pm Presented By Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center at Burchfield Penney Museum Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center brings in another internationally recognized free […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Blooms In May

A fantastic month of celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month segues us into May as we get ready for jazz to return outdoors and the return of festivals.  Before doing so, much appreciation and many thanks for all the jazz appreciators who came out to the JazzBuffalo sponsored JAM events.  Spectacular they were!  And, thank you all […]

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Jazz In Town: A Month Of Appreciation Ends With International Jazz Day Celebration!

We have been celebrating April is Jazz Appreciation Month and now enter the final week.  And, what a week it will be!  A host of fantastic jazz culminates with the International Jazz Day Celebration and extends to May 1st with jazz from Montreal.  A great month of appreciating jazz!  And, as you will see, we […]

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Jazz In Town: A Lot Of Jazz To Appreciate

We have a lot to be appreciative of this Jazz Appreciation Month!  The amount of high-quality jazz that will be available in the next two weeks will be hard to beat for sure.  Get out – and get others out – to appreciate jazz this month! Highlights Robert Glasper Experiment, Buffalo State Performing Arts Center, […]

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