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Buffalo Place Queen City Social Featuring The CMC Jazz Festival Pre-celebration With The George Scott Big Band
Thursday, July 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Although the CMC Jazz Festival doesn’t kick-off its weeklong events until July 23rd, Buffalo Place and The Historic Colored Musicians Club are doing a pre-celebration on Thursday, July 5th. Join the George Scott Big Band at Buffalo Place for Buffalo Place’s Queen City Social from 5 pm to 8 pm.
George Scott, a sax player, has played for many big bands and Combo Jazz groups over the years. His influences growing up were Count Basie, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, David Sanborn, Grover Washington, Micheal Becker, Dexter Gordon, Stanley Clark, Charles Mingus, and Bob Mintzer. The George Scott Big Band was formed in 1995 at the Historic Colored Musicians Club located at 145 Broadway, Buffalo, NY where the band still rehearses every Monday at 8 pm. The 17 piece band plays a variety of music including swing, standards, latin, dance, and many vocal selections with singer Melissa Kate. You can find the GSBB performing at Summer Festivals, Senior Centers, Churches, Schools & Colleges, Plays, Fundraisers, sporting events and more.