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An Open Letter To Lawmakers: Do Not Forget The Performing Arts And Music Constituency

As the outbreak of the coronavirus continues to disrupt all facets of life, lawmakers will begin to address the severe implications. On the local, state, and federal level, we will see responses with bills and legislature to ease the health and economic repercussions felt by many in communities across the nation. One constituency, among the […]

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Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins Delivers A Celestial Experience

I sat in one of the back pews of the Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church for the Celestial Jazz Series being presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective. A confession that the social distancing recommendations due to the coronavirus and the anxiety we are all feeling hung over me like a dark cloud. The […]

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Live Jazz In Buffalo 3/13-3/15

Despite the number of cancellations for large events of over 250 people to support our civic duty to address the public health crisis, there is plenty of live jazz happening in Buffalo this weekend! Be sure to always check out Upcoming Jazz on JazzBuffalo.org. Get the latest on live jazz in Buffalo! Support our jazz […]

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Jazz In Town: Trying Times in Jazz

We will most likely remember this week for a long time.  The passing of McCoy Tyner and the coronavirus shaking the foundation of jazz.  The list of cancellations across the country in the cultural world due to coronavirus related concerns is staggering.  The Buffalo area is affected as well as we saw with the cancellation […]

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Ethan Iverson Talks Communal Jazz In An Exclusive JazzBuffalo Interview

(This past week, Art of Jazz producer, Bruce Eaton, caught up with jazz pianist Ethan Iverson for this exclusive JazzBuffalo interview.) On Sunday, March 15th the Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic Series will present pianist Ethan Iverson and melodic trumpet master Tom Harrell – two of modern jazz’s leading lights – in a special […]

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Legendary Jazz Pianist McCoy Tyner Has Died At The Age of 81

McCoy Tyner, the legendary jazz pianist, and longtime member of John Coltrane’s quartet died on March 6, according to his nephew Colby, who announced the news on Twitter. He wrote, “Sad to announce the passing of my uncle McCoy Tyner. One of the best jazz pianists ever, a Philly legend.” He was 81. The family also released […]

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Live Jazz In Buffalo

There is plenty of live jazz happening in Buffalo this weekend! And, beyond! Be sure to always check out Upcoming Jazz on JazzBuffalo.org. Get the latest on live jazz in Buffalo! First Thursday JAZZ JAM at The Tabernacle hosted by DF3 Thursday, March 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)The Tabernacle @ Sweetness_7 Cafe, 211 Lafayette […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Women in Jazz

March is Women’s History Month and we are celebrating with a special performance at the next Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series.  We are fortunate to have one of the premier all-women jazz big bands in the country right here in our city.  The Ladies First Jazz Big Band.  Plus more great jazz forthcoming.  Read on… […]

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Tierney Sutton To Be Interviewed By Host Heather Bambrick On Jazz FM 91

Tierney Sutton, the 9-time Grammy® Nominee jazz vocalist, will be interviewed on the popular The Heather Bambrick Show. The show, hosted by jazz vocalist Heather Bambrick, airs weekday mornings from 9 am EST to 1 pm EST on Jazz FM 91. The radio station, based out of Toronto, Canada, is one of the last remaining […]

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Celebrate Women’s History Month With The Ladies First Jazz Big Band

March represents National Women’s History Month across the United States. At the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series, JazzBuffalo and the Ladies First Jazz Big Band will celebrate with a special concert on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 pm. Since the earliest days of jazz, women have been part of the music’s evolution in America. For […]

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