Jazz In Town: Noted American Jazz Composer, David Sanford, Visits The Area

One of our country’s most prolific American composers comes to town this week.  A week that will feature many of Buffalo’s top talent in collaboration and in performances throughout the area.  Highlights David Sanford’s Pittsburgh Collective: Sunday, March 13, 2016, at 3 pm at Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art Of Jazz Series David Sanford is one […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Hits The Groove

From one week to the next, the availability of great jazz in Buffalo continues to grow.  As we close out the month of February, March will be no exception. Highlights Happening on Thursday, February 25th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House will be the debut of The Hard Bop Project.  The first adventure for […]

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Jazz In Town: A Youth Movement In Jazz

The end of January 2016 ended on a superlative note!  A fantastic weekend, which saw the international jazz artist Yosvany Terry in a remarkable concert at the Art of Jazz Series that took place at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (see JazzBuffalo review here – Yosvany Terry).  No doubt, more good jazz will happen in February […]

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Jazz In Town: The Art Of Jazz Continues

Jazz, on a local and international level, provides Buffalo with a richness of jazz excellence this week.  The diverse nature of jazz being presented here rivals that of many of the big cities across the country. Highlights Buffalo gets a visit from international jazz artist and saxophonist/percussionist/composer, Yosvany Terry for the Art of Jazz Series […]

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Jazz In Town: Get “Organized” For A Big Week In Jazz

Despite the weather, this is a week to get “organized” around the jazz scene.  JazzBuffalo Poll winners, mentions, and nominees will all be in action performing.  And, we will see the return of jazz artists to the scene who have not played recently.    There is plenty to get excited about and plenty to take in!  […]

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Announcing The Winners Of The Second Annual JazzBuffalo Poll!

The second annual JazzBuffalo Readers and Fan Poll, recognizing the jazz artists and performers who entertain jazz audiences, collected 1,655 responses.  Over a fifty percent increase from the previous year.  A great sign that jazz awareness and appreciation is growing in Greater Buffalo! The results of the poll are representative of the votes made by […]

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The Second Annual JazzBuffalo Poll Is Live!

The second annual JazzBuffalo Poll is officially live!  The intent of this poll is to foster jazz awareness, appreciation, and recognition for the artists and supporters who give of their talents in the jazz community. The second annual poll has considerably more nominees per category than last year.  This is an indication that jazz is resurging in […]

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Wednesday Night Jazz To Close First Year With Jam Session!

It began humbly with a leap of faith.  This year we saw bassist Wayne Moose and the proprietors of Mezza Restaurant join together to establish a weekly Wednesday Night Jazz series at their location on Elmwood Avenue.  Like any new endeavor, we have seen night’s sparsely attended to evenings where people are standing together like […]

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Jazz In Town: Christmas Week Homecomings Brings Jazz Along

Christmas week is a time for homecomings, family, reunions, and seeing old friends.  In the JazzBuffalo community, it means musicians can gather and play like old times as well.     Wednesday Night Jazz This week (December 23rd) for Wednesday Night Jazz hosted by bassist Wayne Moose at Mezza Restaurants brings home two ex-Buffalo residing […]

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Jazz In Town: The Big 3 And Big Bands Highlight Jazz In Town

Whether the make-up of jazz bands will be trios, quintets, ensembles, or big bands, there is fabulous jazz happening throughout greater Buffalo.  Bands that will feature some of the best jazz talents in WNY!  The 3 Tenors One of the fabulous events happening this weekend is The 3 Tenors.  The event is part of the […]

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