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The 2019 Grammy Nominations In Jazz Are Announced

The 2019 61st Grammy Nominations have been announced Friday, December 7th and they include those in the Jazz Categories.  There are returning nominees from previous years and some newcomers.  Well-deserved ambitious projects were also recognized.  Nominations include recordings released between Oct. 1, 2017, and Sept. 30, 2018. Notables include Elio Villafranca for Cinqué, which was an […]

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Jazz In Town: 5 Christmas Jazz Events Celebrate The Holidays

Winter Hotel Henry Photo by Joe Cascio

(Winter photo of Hotel Henry by photographer Joe Cascio) Holiday and Christmas Jazz is underway for the month of December like never before.  The abundance of jazz in the holiday spirit means more than 25 Holiday and Christmas Jazz events throughout Greater Buffalo.  Be sure to check out the article below, 26 Holiday Jazz Events […]

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Tom Oren Wins First-Place In The 2018 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition

The annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition concluded on Monday, December 3rd.  The winner announced was pianist Tom Oren.  The 24 years old is from Tel Aviv, Israel and another in the progressively impressive jazz musicians coming out of Israel. Oren received the first prize at the Kennedy Center gala, which comes with a $25,000 […]

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26 Holiday Jazz Events To Enjoy This Christmas Season

The first weekend of December 2018 saw the beginning of holiday jazz music throughout the Greater Buffalo region.  There were five scheduled events plus more for holiday jazz enthusiast to enjoy.  If you missed them, do not despair. Coinciding with the resurgent availability of jazz in our city, primarily because of the support of audiences like […]

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17 Jazz Concerts That Make Great Christmas Gifts For Your Jazz Lover

At Christmas time, giving the gift of a future jazz concert to the jazz-loving fan can be a great way to support local and regional jazz.  And, make a jazz fan loving their Christmas gift.  There are a plentiful number of jazz concerts scheduled in 2019 in the Greater Buffalo and Niagara Regions.  Including concerts in […]

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Jazz In Town: 5 Holiday Jazz Events Kickoff December Festivities

As we enter into December, we are treated to the start of many Holiday and Christmas events featuring jazz.  Plenty of jazz music to put you in the spirit of Christmas.  Good tidings for everyone.  In this newsletter, we will feature five events kicking off the holiday season – with two of them supporting good […]

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International Jazz Sensations Diego Figueiredo and Camille Bertault To Appear In Buffalo On January 30th!

JazzBuffalo, in association with Musicalfare Theater Premier Cabaret Lounge, is excited to present one of the most unique pairings in jazz today.   The dynamic Brazilian Guitarist Diego Figueiredo and French Vocalist Extraordinaire Camille Bertault!  Both will appear together on Wednesday, January 30th at 8 pm. This pairing brings to Buffalo the exciting new jazz vocalist […]

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JazzBuffalo Interviews Jazz Artist And Saxophonist Will Holton

On December 1st, Buffalo saxophonist and jazz artist Will Holton will present the “1st Day of Christmas: Holiday Smooth Jazz Concert” at the Tralf Music Hall.  Holton has been producing such shows for the past 10 years.  For this show, he will have as special guests smooth jazz guitarist Tim Bowman, the Rochester-based vocalist Ronald […]

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12 Jazz Events For Expats To Check Out During Holiday Homecoming

Buffalo New York Skyline Blue is a painting by Enki Art

I imagine for many expats, the resurging city of Buffalo may catch some by surprise.  For others, it is becoming a familiar welcomed experience each visit home.   One scene that has been resurging the past couple of years is the jazz scene here in Greater Buffalo.  The variety of jazz continues to expand.  Offering jazz […]

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The Perfect Jazz Music Playlist For This Thanksgiving

This curated list was put together by Matt Schudel of the Washington Post in 2016.  Perfect for the Thanksgiving Holiday – Enjoy: As it happens, the musical genre that offers up some of the song titles most apt for Thanksgiving is the one I love most: jazz. A diligent look through a well-curated record collection proves […]

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