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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Peace Garden Stage To Spotlight Contemporary Female Jazz Artists And Vocalists

In the Greater Buffalo and Niagara, we are fortunate to have a growing availability of female jazz artists and jazz vocalists to enjoy. Offering a variety of musical styles. The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival will present a line up of contemporary young female jazz artists and vocalists in the serene Peace Garden located off of […]

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Jazz In Town: Summer Jazz In Full Swing

Jazz, both indoors and outdoors continues this week, weekend, and into next week.  Plenty of jazz happening around the region!  Read on… Featured Events The Jazz of Mary Ramsey at Jazz at Chandlerville Thursday, August 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Thin Man Brewery, 166 Chandler StreetBuffalo, NY United States + Google Map Free Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, violin/violist Mary […]

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Artisan Jazz First Sunday Series To End On High Note With Bruce Johnstone

(Phil Sims, trombonist, bandleader, composer, and arranger appears as a 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, Bruce Johnstone. The next Artisan Jazz First Sunday Series will be held at the Roycroft Inn […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Festival Supreme This Weekend

This weekend is highlighted by two festivals taking place in the heart of downtown Buffalo.  The Historic Colored Musicians Club Queen City Jazz Festival and the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival.  Sunny skies and conducive weather appear to be in the forecast!  Read on… Featured Events The Queen City Jazz Festival at the Historic […]

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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Center Street Stage To Feature Diverse Line Up of Youth, Fusion, Crossover, and Straight-Ahead Jazz

After several years as the Rising Stars Stage, the stage at the opposite end of Center Street has been renamed Center Street Stage.  The name change is designed to reflect the changing diverse nature of jazz that exist in the region.  The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival will present a diverse line up of youth, fusion, […]

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Blue Skies Welcome An Afternoon Of Spirited Jazz At 24th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival

After a morning of threatening dark cloudy skies, on cue like a downbeat note, the skies opened up to a beautiful blue sky at the start of the 24th annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival.  A festival that takes place in the heart of Buffalo on the grounds of the Buffalo Museum of Science.  […]

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Roberta Gambarini’s Limited Edition Album, “Dedications”, Honors Ella Fitgerald, Sarah Vaughn, and Carmen McRae

This past spring, Roberta Gambarini embarked on a tour throughout Japan.  A country that has fallen in love with the jazz vocalist from Turin, Italy.  The tour was dedicated to Michiko Hirayama, Gambarini’s vocal teacher for 20 years.  Hirayama was a legendary soprano in the world of classical music and beyond.  Before leaving for Japan, […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Festival Season Gets Underway

The outdoors have quickly become the focus of where jazz is happening in Buffalo and beyond.  This weekend, marks the beginning of the two consecutive Sundays celebrating the 24th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival with local and international jazz artists.  Read on… Featured Events DeeAnn Dimeo Tompkins at Jazz at Chandlerville Thursday, July […]

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Monty Alexander To Release New Album Dedicated To The Music Of Thelonious Monk August 23rd

On August 23rd of this year, Monty Alexander will release a major new project and album dedicated to the music of Thelonious Monk.  Entitled “WAREIKA HILL – RASTAMONK VIBRATIONS”, the project represents a lifetime of inspiration and appreciation for the music of Thelonious Monk on the part of Monty Alexander.  The album, several years in […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz In The Streets!

This week and weekend, we celebrate jazz as a vibrant part of the community.  As summer gets into full swing, music of all types, including jazz, are filling the skies with majestic sounds.   Of significance is Jazz at Chandlerville begins as another community-oriented endeavor by JazzBuffalo.  Read on… Featured Events The Brass Machine Kick-Off Jazz […]

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