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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


JazzBuffalo and SwingBuffalo get together for a night of music and swing dancing for the October date of the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series!  

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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 evening will feature the award-winning group The Skiffle Minstrels. 


The Skiffle Minstrels is Buffalo’s only Western Swing group. Their music is a fun, upbeat mixture of country, jazz and blues. The band features the tunes of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, Hank Williams Sr., The Boogie Woogie of Louis Jordan, as well as big band tunes with a country kick from Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.

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.

This promises to be another memorable Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series Event you do not want to miss!!


Wednesday, October 9, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hotel Henry
Corner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States
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