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The Essay by Martin Luther King, Jr. That Lives Large In Jazz

King spoke to the significance of jazz in culture In 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr. penned an essay concerning the significance of jazz. The essay was written at the request of the organizers of the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival. While one of Dr. King’s lesser-known speeches, it remains as one of the most profound essays […]

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Jazz In Town: A Trio of Stars

(Photo: Catch the dynamic and versatile and recent BMHOF inductee, Maria Sebastian, this Friday at Jazz in the Pan Am Room!) The influence of jazz continues to evolve and is felt in a wide variety of music genres and community events.  What we see happening in our city is how jazz is creating and supporting […]

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7th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll Is Now Open For Voting

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The 7th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll is now open to the public for voting. Each year, the community has the opportunity to recognize their favorite jazz artists, groups, advocates, venues, and supporters. There are nominees in 35 categories representing individual and ensemble jazz performances, support, and initiatives. The winners of the 7th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll will be […]

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Jazz In Town: A New Year Of Jazz Begins – With Challenges!

As the old saying goes, it can only get better from here.  The latest Omicron variant surge is wreaking havoc on live theater, live music, and live jazz.  Causing cancelations and postponements.  We will have to exercise patience as this surge will surely end.  We hope soon and may this be the last one! Despite […]

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Seventh Annual JazzBuffalo Poll Nominations Survey Is Open

The nominations survey for the seventh annual JazzBuffalo Poll is now open to the community of jazz fans in Buffalo and readers of JazzBuffalo. The JazzBuffalo Poll returns after skipping a year due to the pandemic. This is your chance to nominate your favorite jazz artists, jazz groups, rising stars, venues, and supporters making Buffalo […]

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Happy New Year From JazzBuffalo! Looking Back And Looking Forward!

Dear Friend of JazzBuffalo, The year 2021 is ending.  A year that will be remembered as challenging for all of us in many ways.  Yet, a year where we came together to reinvigorate the community with new opportunities and experiences.  With your support and help, as well as, sense of community, JazzBuffalo chartered new areas […]

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Jazz Night In America Produce Stirring Tribute To Jazz Legends We Lost In 2021

In the past year, the effect of Covid-19, natural causes, aging, and health-related issues all contributed to the worldwide jazz community experiencing the loss of over 50 departed legends. In the JazzBuffalo community, 2021 saw the loss of three jazz icons with roots in Buffalo. NEA jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith, legendary bassist Arthur “Juini” […]

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20 Favorite Jazz Albums Of 2021

Given the state of the pandemic at the beginning of the year, we did not know what was in store for jazz and the music world in January 2021. In the end, we were treated to a bevy of releases that stood out for a variety of reasons. We take a “favorite” view on albums […]

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Jazz In Town: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from JazzBuffalo!  Warm wishes to the JazzBuffalo community and the great people of our city to have a joyous holiday time filled with blessings.  A time to once again thank all of you for continuing to support JazzBuffalo’s efforts to enrich our community through music and special events! Jazz During Holiday Mid-Week It […]

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Live at Seneca One Jazz Series Begins January 2022

LIVE AT SENECA ONE JAZZ SERIES PRODUCED BY JAZZBUFFALO EARLY BIRD PROMO CODE OFFER FOR A LIMITED TIME GET $9 OFF EACH TICKET FOR A FINAL PRICE OF $20 USE EARLY BIRD PROMO CODE – EB9 LAST-MINUTE HOLIDAY GIFT IDEA! Seneca One Tower has, in a short time, become one of the jewels of our […]

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