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Buffalo Jazz Festival Presented by JazzBuffalo and Seneca One

Sunday, September 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm


We are teaming up with Seneca One to end the Seneca One Summer Jam Series with a Labor Day Weekend Buffalo Jazz Fest!

We’ll be using the West Plaza of the Seneca One Tower to bring to you live music throughout the afternoon, food trucks, refreshments, and a family-friendly atmosphere!

Enjoy live jazz music in this second year of using this fabulous community space. The event is free and open to the community.  Bring lawn chairs.

Hear music from the likes of New York City saxophonist John Troy, Trigger and the Sermon, West Coast jazz guitarist Dave Hill, and special guest – The Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble.

12 noon – 1:15 pm: The John Troy Quintet
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Trigger & the Sermon
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm: The Dave Hill Group

5:15 pm – 6:30 pm: Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble

During the changeovers to the next band, we’ll have duo jazz music provided by some of Buffalo’s fabulously talented next-generation of jazz musicians:

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm  –  Kevin Hall

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm  –  Ed Croft and Jared Tinkham

4:45 pm – 5:15 pm  –  Saranaide

SAVE THE DATE and stay tuned for more details soon!

Below, at the end of this posting, you can contribute by donating to the festival!  We are in need of funds to help with musicians and production costs.  This is just the beginning and contributes to the future also!  Will you consider contributing?  The donation amount begins at only $10!


John Troy Quintet with Harry Graser on keyboard, Brendan Lanighan on trombone, Matt Michaud on guitar, and Alec Dube on drums!

Trigger & The Sermon features Doug “Trigger” Gaston on organ, Greg Millar on guitar, Tim Clarke on trumpet, and Ben Clyburn on drums.

Dave Hill Group will feature Pat Georger on the keyboard, Matt Incontro on sax, Tim Mroz on bass, Jim Linsner on drums, and Tony Zambito on percussion

Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble will feature Calvin Rice on trumpet, Hansel Herrera on trumpet, Joey Gonzalez on percussion, Lisa Hasselback on the keyboard, and Mark Harris on bass.


Kevin Hall

Ed Croft

Jared Tinkham


We like to thank our sponsors and supporters who make this event possible!

Donate to this event to help us pay for musicians and production!  Use MasterCard, Visa, or PayPal below!



Sunday, September 4, 2022
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Seneca One Tower
1 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY United States
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