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The Musical Journey Of Carla Bley

In 1953, Karen Borg from Oakland, CA, a young seventeen years old caught the jazz bug.  West coast cool jazz was in its inceptive days when she heard the music of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker.  The impact started a series of events that changed the history of jazz. Her mother, Emily Borg, was a […]

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Friday Night Jazz For February 22

A roundup of jazz in Greater Buffalo tonight Friday, February 22. Musicians and venues: if you do not see your events listed, then input them here: Submit an Event. 7:00 PM The PM Guitar Duo at Jazz & Cocktail Nights at The Terrace at Delaware Park Friday, February 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmTerrace at Delaware […]

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Jazz In Town: A Fusion Of Jazz In Buffalo

Buffalo gets a visit from a jazz fusion legend this weekend plus there are a number of jazz happenings around the Greater Buffalo area worth noting! For featured events this week, we welcome jazz fusion legend Bob James to Buffalo (if you missed it last week, see featured Jazz In Town article on Bob James […]

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JazzBuffalo Interviews Poll Winner For Jazz Artist Of The Year, Ed Croft

Ed Croft, the prolific bassist, was announced as this year’s winner of the John Hunt Jazz Artist of the Year award in the 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  With over 2300 votes submitted by the Greater Buffalo community, the award is a recognition of Ed’s excellence in jazz performances and the impact of his contributions to […]

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Notable Runner-Ups In The 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll

The winners for the 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll were announced on Wednesday, February 13th and published on Thursday, February 14th. One of the key trends noted was the maturation of the youth movement in jazz. As is evident by the wins of Ed Croft in three categories. Including Rising Star and the John Hunt Jazz […]

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Saturday Jazz for Feb. 16

A roundup of jazz in Greater Buffalo for Saturday, February 16. Musicians and venues: if you don’t see your events listed, then input them here: Submit an Event. 11:30 AM Susan Kincaid with Ron Davis at Galentine’s Brunch at The Terrace at Delaware Park Saturday, February 16 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pmTerrace at Delaware Park, 199 Lincoln […]

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Friday Night Jazz

A roundup of jazz in Greater Buffalo tonight Friday, February 15. Musicians and venues: if you do not see your events listed, then input them here: Submit an Event. 6:00 PM Valentine’s Day + Weekend Plans You’ll Love Presented by The Terrace and JazzBuffalo Friday, February 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Terrace at Delaware […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz You Will Love

This weekend, Valentine’s will be celebrated throughout the region.  A true bouquet of jazz is available to enjoy locally and in Canada. Congratulations to all of the winners in the 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  You can find the link to the article below for a full list of all the winners. Valentine’s Jazz Plans You’ll […]

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Winners Of The 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll Announced

JazzBuffalo is proud to announce the results of its 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  The poll received over 2300 voting ballots enabling jazz fans and music lovers to weigh in on recognizing jazz artists, groups, performances, and supporters.  Winners were announced at the kick-off of the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series on Wednesday, February 13th.  The […]

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Bob James Remembers Grover Washington, Jr. And “Mr Magic”

“WOW! I didn’t know” says Bob James when learning that Grover Washington, Jr. was a native of Buffalo.    This is one of several surprising responses in a JazzBuffalo talk with Bob James regarding his place in jazz history and his upcoming concert appearance at Buffalo State Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 22nd.  Bob […]

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