Archives

Categories

Jazz In Town: Native Sons Return With Stellar Jazz

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 […]

Read More…

Jazz Pianist Angelo Di Loreto Returns Home For Special Concert February 23rd

The contribution to jazz music from Buffalo-born musicians is legendary.  Over the decades, we have seen many leave Buffalo, as well as, return and make their mark in the jazz world.  One such person is Angelo Di Loreto. Angelo Di Loreto was born in Buffalo in 1990 and since his early days, has had a […]

Read More…

JazzBuffalo Review: An Impressive Start For A Young Jazz Singer

When someone starts singing Stolen Moments right from the start, it gets my attention right away.  There are certainly legions of fans here in Greater Buffalo who will forever have Mark Murphy’s version tucked away in the recesses of their memories.  Perhaps even recalling seeing him perform this song at the old St. George’s Table […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: A Youth Movement In Jazz

The end of January 2016 ended on a superlative note!  A fantastic weekend, which saw the international jazz artist Yosvany Terry in a remarkable concert at the Art of Jazz Series that took place at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (see JazzBuffalo review here – Yosvany Terry).  No doubt, more good jazz will happen in February […]

Read More…

JazzBuffalo Review: Yosvany Terry Quintet Performance Expands Boundaries Of Jazz

For Yosvany Terry and his quintet, it is quite possible they have to confront a labeling issue often.  That is, when concert promoters and reviewers bring up his being born in Cuba, it is bound to conjure up images of very Cuban folkloric infused jazz.  Or, the quintet can be referred to as the latest […]

Read More…

JazzBuffalo Review: Don’t Shoot The Messengers Deliver A Message

While the event at Pausa Art House billed as Don’t Shoot The Messengers: A Tribute To Art Blakely may not have followed a scripted catalog of familiar Art Blakely tunes, the band still delivered a powerful message.   Which is, the legacy of music from the legendary masters, such as Art Blakely, lives on. The Don’t […]

Read More…

JazzBuffalo Review: Star People Delivers Milestone Performance

When you have friends who can drive down the I-90 from Rochester, special things can happen musically.  Last night was such a happening at Pausa Art House.  The George Caldwell led group Star People, a band exploring the vast influential music of Miles Davis, put on a memorable performance.  Sure to be one up for […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: The Art Of Jazz Continues

Jazz, on a local and international level, provides Buffalo with a richness of jazz excellence this week.  The diverse nature of jazz being presented here rivals that of many of the big cities across the country. Highlights Buffalo gets a visit from international jazz artist and saxophonist/percussionist/composer, Yosvany Terry for the Art of Jazz Series […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: The Splendid History Of Jazz

Jazz is rich in history and it will be celebrated this coming week.    Two of our most venerable organizations come together to revel in the music of jazz with an appreciative audience.  And, we get visitors from afar bringing a special blend of music. Highlights The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra brings jazz to the forefront in […]

Read More…