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2020: A Year To Be Thankful For Those Who Helped Us Endure The Pandemic

(Photo Credit: Jack Zuff. French ConéXion at the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series.) The year 2020 will be remembered by all of us for a lifetime.  A year when time and events came to a standstill.  Covid-19 manifesting into a full-fledge global pandemic beginning in March of 2020.  The worst since the infamous 1918 Spanish […]

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Jazz In Town: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Universally, the year 2020 is one year we all want to put behind us.  A tumultuous year that saw much hardship and pain.  And, at the same time, saw the goodness of many who rose to the occasion.  We were fortunate, as a jazz community, to have some respite and opportunities to […]

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10 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This New Year’s Weekend (December 30 – January 4)

(Photo: Emmet Cohen will appear at Dizzy’s New Year’s Eve concert.) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. More fabulous live-streams to enjoy this New Year’s Eve Weekend. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening […]

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25 Favorite Jazz Albums Of 2020

The year began with much optimism and excitement for the world of jazz. Anticipated were tours, festivals, concerts, club dates, and new jazz albums. Many of what we anticipated came to a crashing halt by mid-March of 2020. The global COVID-19 pandemic had arrived. Severely impacting jazz artists, venues, festivals, clubs, and the livelihoods of […]

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Jazz In Town: Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays To All

A Holiday Message At this time last year, no one could have predicted what we were about to endure for 2020.  The global COVID-19 pandemic has been the most disruptive event in many of our lives.  The good news about the vaccines helps all of us to see a light at the end of the […]

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15 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Christmas Weekend (December 23 – December 28)

(Photo: The legendary jazz bassist, Ron Carter, will perform in a Christmas Eve Live Stream concert.) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. More fabulous live-streams to enjoy the Christmas Holiday Weekend. For the full listing of […]

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Jazz In Town: A Week Before Christmas Online

(Photo Credit:  We remember the late trumpeter, Roy Hargrove, who died November 2, 2018.) Normally, at this time of year, we would be making you aware of the live Christmas jazz around town.  It is hard to believe we are a week before Christmas.  There are several Christmas-themed jazz live-streams happening across the country so […]

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16 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (December 17 – December 21)

(Photo: Remembering Roy Hargrove) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. More fabulous live-streams. And a bonus pick for Tuesday. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week […]

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Next-Gen Jazz Pianist, Marcus Lolo, Releases Captivating And Meaningful New Single

A development that is increasingly evident is the emergence of the next generation of jazz artists residing in Buffalo.  It harkens back to other periods in the city’s history of jazz.  From the Big Band era to the pivotal 1950s and 1960s.  A period from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s is often fondly remembered.  […]

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Jazz In Town: Live Streams Keep Jazz Alive

(Photo Credit:  Jeff Tracy photo of Ed Croft Trio recording Charlie Brown Christmas Jazz at Kenan Center. Live streams Friday, December 11 at 4 pm.) At the end of the year, we all find ourselves in what amounts to significant public health and economic crises.  We are all hopeful the forthcoming vaccines will mean the […]

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