Spring is here and jazz is springing into action throughout the area. As we approach the Easter holiday, the spirit of rebirth and renewal can be found in the music of jazz. Highlights Three Tenor Hang: Pausa Art House, Thursday, March 24th at 8 pm This effort brings together a collection of tenor sax players […]
In May of 2015 at the MusicalFare Theatre Cabaret Lounge, the Greater Buffalo area was treated to one of the most memorable jazz concerts of the year. In that month, the Pete and Will Anderson Trio made a stop in Buffalo while on a multi-city tour that took them from the East Coast to the […]
For the second week in a row, the Buffalo area gets a visit from another of the more interesting and major forces in jazz. And, there is also a bevy of local jazz talent throughout the Greater Buffalo area available for everyone. Highlights Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Bird Calls: UB Center For The Arts, Saturday, March 19th […]
American culture has a rich history when it comes to the art of the big band. Running through the stream of our American conscious is the influence of popular big bands dating back to the era of Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, and Glenn Miller. Duke Ellington, and to a large degree Count Basie, […]
Greater Buffalo’s love affair with Mark Murphy lasted nearly five decades. He is revered amongst many here. We share in memorable performances in grand settings and small setting, such as in the quaint St. Georges Table. Mark Murphy left an indelible mark on the Greater Buffalo jazz scene that will never be forgotten. On […]
One of the most entertaining jazz ensembles to hit the Greater Buffalo jazz scene in the past year has been Mark Filsinger’s Eleventet band. Winners of the 2015 JazzBuffalo poll for Best Big Band. JazzBuffalo and MusicalFare Theatre, in partnership, are pleased to present this outstanding collection of jazz talents to the Cabaret Lounge on […]
One of our country’s most prolific American composers comes to town this week. A week that will feature many of Buffalo’s top talent in collaboration and in performances throughout the area. Highlights David Sanford’s Pittsburgh Collective: Sunday, March 13, 2016, at 3 pm at Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art Of Jazz Series David Sanford is one […]
It may be a light week of jazz but there is always good jazz to find.
Star people 1On Thursday, March 3rd beginning at 8 pm, Star People – The Miles Davis Project returns to Pausa Art House. Led by pianist and arranger George Caldwell, the band continues to explore the music of Miles Davis and the resulting influences. Look for the stellar troupe of players Bobby Militello on alto sax, Tim Clarke on trumpet, John Bacon Jr. on drums, and others as this legend of jazz is explored.
From one week to the next, the availability of great jazz in Buffalo continues to grow. As we close out the month of February, March will be no exception. Highlights Happening on Thursday, February 25th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House will be the debut of The Hard Bop Project. The first adventure for […]
Jazz continues throughout Great Buffalo. Despite the midst of winter gripping the area, musicians and fans alike keep jazz alive in WNY. Highlights Happening at Pausa on Friday, February 19th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House will be the Inside/Outside Trio featuring the multi-talented Ed Chilungu on piano, Brian DeJesus on bass, and David […]