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JazzBuffalo and SwingBuffalo Night Featuring The Skiffle Minstrels at Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$15
JazzBuffalo and SwingBuffalo get together for a night of music and swing dancing for the October date of the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series!
SwingBuffalo is one of the region’s unique all-volunteer organizations dedicated to keeping the historical art form of swing dancing alive. This enthusiastic group has been increasingly providing music with dance lessons in the styles of the Lindy Hop, Balboa, Charleston, Solo Jazz and Blues, and other forms of swing dancing. Conducting classes, workshops, and dancing events at the Polish Cadets Hall and the Ukrainian-American Civic Center. And, you can find members out there dancing at many JazzBuffalo-hosted and jazz events.
The group was voted Best Band of 2018 by the Sportsmens Americana Music Foundation and over the last 15 years, have received multiple popularity and “best of” awards from local publications and music organizations. Their music continues to spread throughout the region playing festivals in Central NY, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
The current lineup includes Buffalo Music Hall of Famer Jim Whitford on Steel Guitar, multi-instrumentalist Dave Mussen on Clarinet, Midwest Fiddler Chris Jones, veteran jazz and polka drummer Bill Hutchison and original members Phil Knoerzer on guitar and leader Paul Todaro on Upright Bass.