JazzBuffalo Premier Jazz Series features Tierney Sutton, Stacey Kent, and Connie Han
Sunday, June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
One event on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm
One event on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
JazzBuffalo announces a lineup of concerts to feature award-winning jazz artists. Tickets for each concert are now available online at JazzBuffalo.org and on Eventbrite.
The new concert series attempts to continue to bring sought-after jazz artists to the Greater Buffalo Region. JazzBuffalo is partnering with Nichols to make use of its stand-alone performing arts venue located on the picturesque campus near Delaware Park. The Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center offers state-of-the-art quality acoustics and lighting in a professional theater-style setting.
The scheduled jazz concerts:
NEWS: Tierney Sutton has received a 9th Grammy Nomination for her and the band’s outstanding album, Screenplay. Their 8th straight album released to be awarded a Grammy Nomination! The celebrated Tierney Sutton Band, helmed by nine-time GRAMMY® nominated vocalist Tierney Sutton, has consistently topped the US jazz charts and garnered critical success thanks to their creative arrangements and rich and thematic discography. Most recently, the much-acclaimed “Sting Variations” album. After 20-plus years and countless performances in some of the finest…
“Thoroughly captivating…(Kent’s) voice has startling clarity, turning phrase after phrase with subtlety and an impeccable feel for the music.”— Billboard “Ms. Kent embodied the essence of saudade as persuasively as any of her Brazilian idols. As she threw back her head and crooned softly, you had the sense of a woman with nothing to protect, living in the moment and dreaming out loud.” — The New York Times Critically acclaimed, GRAMMY® nominated singer, Stacey Kent, sings from the soul,…
“Han has been labeled a rising star and rightfully so— she’s an intriguing artist with mastery over her instrument as well as deft bandleader. Given the maturity and brilliance she demonstrates on “CRIME ZONE”, perhaps “rising” could be dropped from that designation” -JazzizMagazine “With this album she’s booking a place as a star in the jazz firmament of tomorrow. Watch out for Connie Han, the face (and shape) of jazz to come.” — All About Jazz “This 22-year-old pianist is…