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JazzBuffalo Review: In The Heights Tells The Story Of Us

(Note: While not necessarily a jazz review, the story and the music has strong connections to Latin Jazz) For many of us in Buffalo, we are connected to the story of immigrants.  No matter the continent our ancestors may have come from, in one way or another we’ve heard, as well as, experienced the struggles […]

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Jazz In Town: It Is A Jazz Party!

There are no shortages of surprises when it comes to jazz in the greater Buffalo area.  The area will be treated to an international jazz party this week.  From mainstream to the eclectic, jazz music will warm the spirits. Slavic Soul Party! The Art Of Jazz Series at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, produced by Jon […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz And Spirit Come Together

Jazz and spirituality has always been closely intertwined.  Many a jazz musician throughout the past few decades, such as John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, spoke of their desires and aims to achieve a deep spiritual connection through music.  This week in JazzBuffalo, coinciding with the visit of Pope Francis, has jazz and spirit melding in […]

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Walt Sopicki Trios B3X3 CD Release Party Wednesday, September 23!

The abundance of superlative jazz continues to surprise us all.  On Wednesday, September 23rd, you will find another example of the jazz that resides in Buffalo.  It marks the occasion of the CD Release Party for Walt Sopicki and the CD Walt Sopicki B3X3 which features Sopicki on guitar, Joey Defrancesco on Hammond B3 organ, […]

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4 Great Performances Scheduled For The Jazz Concert For The Magdalene Project on 9/25!

One thing you can count on in the Greater Buffalo jazz community is the community rallying around a cause.  Such an occasion is taking place on Friday, September 25th beginning at 7:30pm.  As described in a previous article, JazzBuffalo and PAUSA Art House are partnering to hold the Jazz Concert For The Magdalene Project event.  […]

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Jazz In Town: National And Local Jazz In Full Swing!

Jazz is in full swing as we near the autumn season.  Marked by a special homecoming and a visit from one of the best female jazz vocalists on the jazz scene.  And, the reunion of some of the best local talent offers up inspiring original music.  The calendar of jazz this week is like the […]

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What Would Mingus Do? Performs For The JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series On September 20th!

If Charles Mingus were still alive, what would Mingus be doing this coming Sunday, September 20th beginning at 5:30pm?  Why going out to see the prolific band named after him – What Would Mingus Do?  The JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series, in partnership with 189 Public House in East Aurora, resumes on Sunday with one of […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Variety Of All Kinds

Variety marks jazz in the Greater Buffalo area this week.  Mixed with just about every style possible.  Jazz In Town This Wednesday, September 9th beginning at 6:30pm , Wednesday Night Jazz at Mezza, hosted by Wayne Moose, will feature saxophonist Andrew Weinzler with Wayne Moose on bass, George Caldwell on keyboards, and Dan Hull on […]

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JazzBuffalo And PAUSA Art House Join Forces To Host Fundraiser For The Magdalene Project And Joanne Lorenzo

Nearly every weekend in the evenings, you might see an R.V. traveling about the streets of Buffalo and Niagara Falls.  Traveling slowly with a serene sense of innocence.  However, it is being driven by a powerful purpose.  The Magdalene Project, led by Joanne Lorenzo, travels the drug-infested streets of Buffalo and Niagara Falls searching for […]

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