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Two Uplifting Nights Under Clear Skies At The Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

One often-missed fact about living in Buffalo is summer nights can be downright incredible. We had two of those incredible nights this past Thursday and Friday for the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series presented by JazzBuffalo. Not only with clear skies but also riveting jazz music. The skies, music, and the locale of the Hotel […]

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Jazz In Town: Choices Are A Surprise!

Choices, choices, choices.  Who would have thought there would be choices this pandemic summer for jazz?  That is exactly what we have.  From jazz fusion to gypsy jazz to straight-ahead jazz – something for everyone.  As long as we maintain social distancing guidelines and wear masks, we can continue to have choices! Featured Events The […]

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12 Plus International Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (August 13 – August 17)

More favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. New series and live streams this week to check out. Some as far away as Japan. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers for some of the events and new series. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening […]

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Commemorative Videos Help Celebrate The 25th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy – Masten Jazz Festival

On Sunday, July 26, 2020, a small celebration marking the 25th annual Pappy Martin Legacy – Masten Jazz Festival was held. The festival, founded by the late jazz musician “Pappy” Martin, had to cancel this year’s event due to the coronavirus pandemic. (JazzBuffalo previously published an article on the event at this link: Pappy Martin […]

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Two Magical Evenings At The Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

We were very fortunate to be blessed by two perfect summer evenings of beautiful skies, moderate temperatures, and low humidity. Setting the stage to enjoy two very different styles of jazz against the picturesque background of the iconic cultural location on the south side of the Hotel Henry. On Thursday (August 6), the Grammy-Nominated trio, […]

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Jazz In Town: Keeping Spirits Up With Jazz

(Photo: Two of our performers this week. French ConéXion and Paradigm Shift) This vigilance we all have followed with social/physical distancing and wearing masks is enabling us to enjoy the sound of jazz outdoors.  Thus far, the Hotel Herny Summer Jazz Series as an example has helped the community to come together socially yet to […]

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10 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (August 6 – August 10)

More favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo featuring international jazz artists in various jazz live stream series. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers at such clubs as Dizzys and others have for each date. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as […]

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Jazz Legend John “Spider” Martin Honored With Niagara Falls Street Naming

If you travel any time soon to the intersection of Main and Ontario Streets in the city of Niagara Falls, you will find a new street name sign. The new street sign, John “Spider” Martin Way, honors the late jazz musician and legend from Niagara Falls. The intersection is just down the block from where […]

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Saranaide Gives Us A Delightful Summer Night Of Bossa Nova

The skies, sun, pinkish sunset, and the eventual summer starry night aligned for a beautiful evening on Friday, July 31. What made it all the better was the air being filled by the mesmerizing music of the multi-talented Saranaide and her trio of superb musicians. Taking us on a trip to Brazil and the music […]

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The Emergence Of Alex McArthur – The Artist

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many of us to revisit old passions. Discover new ones. And, to make more than incremental steps in developing or evolving latent talents. One such person taking more than just a step forward while sheltering at home is the multi-talented jazz vocalist Alex McArthur. McArthur was invited to perform at […]

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