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3 Summer Concerts Announced For Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

The popular Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series continues to roll along in its third season. Offering the community a variety of entertainment featuring stellar local and regional artists. And, broadening the awareness of jazz in our society, as well as, appreciation for this original American art form. For the summer of 2019 (June through August), […]

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Artisan Jazz First Sunday Series To Continue With Andy Weinzler

(Phil Sims, trombonist, bandleader, composer, and arranger appears as guest author on JazzBuffalo’s Jazz In Town. In this exclusive article written for JazzBuffalo, Phil introduces us to the next featured saxophonist for the Artisan Jazz First Sunday Series, Andy Weinzler. The next Artisan Jazz First Sunday Series will be held at the Roycroft Inn in […]

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Watch The International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert

On the other side of the globe today, in Melbourne, Australia, the 2019 International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert took place. The annual day, recognizing the universal language of jazz to foster world peace, consisted of a star-studded lineup of jazz stars. Read the press release from International Jazz Day and then enjoy the global […]

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Veronica Swift and Emmet Cohen Trio – Friday, June 28

Veronica Swift and Emmet Cohen Trio In concert together! Friday, June 28, 2019 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT) Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts CenterNichols School Campus1250 Amherst StreetBuffalo, NY 14216 Two of today’s fastest rising stars in jazz – together! Tickets are $29.75. Get your tickets now! window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ // Required widgetType: ‘checkout’, […]

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Edmar Castaneda Trio Ends 2018-2019 Art Of Jazz Series On High Note Of Faith And Love

In a moving and electrifying performance, the Edmar Castaneda Trio mesmerized a sold-out audience at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series.  Joined by David Sillman on drums/percussion and Shlomi Cohen on soprano sax, the trio brought the audience to its feet for a closing rousing standing ovation. With much intrigue, the audience waited […]

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Olli Soikkeli Of Rhythm Future Quartet Named A Jazz Artist To Watch In 2019

Respected Paste Magazine jazz correspondent Bill Milkowski recently named Finnish gypsy jazz guitarist Olli Soikkeli one of twelve new jazz artists to watch in 2019. Ollie is a member of the Rhythm Future Quartet. One of the top gypsy jazz quartets in the world today. Here is what Bill Mikowski had to say: “The 28-year-old […]

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Jazz In Town: International Jazz Is Celebrated

International Jazz Day is celebrated on April 30th.  This weekend, you can find an international flavor to jazz being presented.  For featured events, we highlight two international jazz artists visiting Buffalo. Featured Events Yan Carlos Artime in Concert – Latin Jazz Piano Friday, April 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) Pausa Art House, 19 […]

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Jazz Phenomenon Edmar Castaneda To Close 2018-2019 AKG Art Of Jazz Series

One of the hallmarks of the Art of Jazz series at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is that in addition to presenting some of the greatest artists in jazz history, it also introduced an entire generation of jazz leaders making their first appearances in the region (The Bad Plus, Cecile McClorin Salvant, Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, […]

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New Documentary Celebrates Jazz Advocate Ira Gitler

In February of this year, the jazz world lost one of its most prominent advocates. Ira Gitler, the pioneering author and concert promoter, left us on February 23, 2019. Gitler had a front row seat to the evolution of jazz for over six decades. Fostering a lifetime of jazz advocacy for the art of jazz […]

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Happy Easter! 5 Jazz Songs To Enjoy.

Easter evokes memories of family traditions each year. In addition to gatherings surrounded by bounties of traditional foods, houses are filled with music. Here are a few Easter jazz gems to enjoy this year. Happy Easter! We start out with one of the most famous of Easter songs featuring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire: The […]

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