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JazzBuffalo Review: A Fabulous Night Of Chasing The Dream With Paul Marinaro

It began with the tune Just A Lucky So and So last night.   The 1945 Duke Ellington song with lyrics by Mack David.  It did seem that everyone who met gave each other friendly hellos and hugs.  Each feeling, with tickets all sold out, just lucky to be part of Paul Marinaro’s homecoming concert at […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Originality Shines At First Night Of Lewiston Jazz Festival

Blessed with beautiful weather and minus the humidity, which can make for an unpleasant sweaty affair for both audience and musician, the Lewiston Jazz Festival kicked off last night. The first night proved to be a blend of new upcoming jazz artists blending with some venerable veterans.  The Jamie Holka Quartet also stretched the spectrum […]

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Jazz In Town: Buffalo Bound And A Trip To Jazz

As summer winds die down, there is plenty of jazz happening throughout Greater Buffalo and twenty-five miles beyond.  A time we welcome home native sons and celebrate the music of jazz. Paul Marinaro Is Buffalo Bound Chicago-based jazz vocalist Paul Marinaro makes a long-awaited and long-overdue visit to Buffalo.  Paul will be performing in three […]

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Jazz Vocalist Paul Marinaro Returns Home For Three Appearances!

  It has been nearly a dozen years since Paul Marinaro packed his bags and headed to Chicago to stake out a living as a jazz vocalist.  Landing in a town with a rich history of jazz influence with a promise of opportunities to have his voice heard.  Since arriving in Chicago, Paul Marinaro has […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Phil DiRe And Friends And Jon Lehning’s Charged Particles Put On Memorable Performances

When good friends get together and you put talent on top of that – good things are bound to happen.  And, happen they did – two memorable performances and one super review. Phil DiRe And Friends On Friday, August 21 at Pausa Art House, Phil DiRe gathered some friends to put on a solid band […]

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Art Of Jazz Series Returns To The Albright-Knox Art Gallery!

On Thursday, August 20, Janne Siren, the Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director of Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Jon Nelson, the Ziegele Professor of Music at the University of Buffalo and Artistic Director of Pausa Art House, jointly announced the return of the Art Of Jazz Series.  The press conference was well coordinated and organized by Andrew […]

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Jazz In Town: Friends Perform Together!

Spectacular collaborations make for creative and inspiring jazz.  Jazz In Town offers such musical collaborations from the legends to the rising cadre of young jazz musicians in the greater Buffalo area.  Hear jazz from the traditional mainstream of jazz to a tribute to jazz on Broadway.  Phil DiRe And Friends When Phil DiRe brings friends […]

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Jazz In Town: Wednesday Only – Eric Starr Group At Larkin Square

Wednesday, August 19th, merits a quick Jazz In Town.  There is jazz somewhere near you! Eric Starr Group with opening act by Gruvology The Eric Starr Group will be performing at the Live @ the Larkin Square event beginning at 6:45pm on August 19th.  This multi-talented group features the homecoming of Eric Starr on drums […]

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JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series Hosts Jazz Vibes Featuring Joanne Lorenzo August 16th!

The JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series, in partnership with 189 Public House, takes place once again on Sunday, August 16th.    Note the new start time of 5:30pm.  Since May, each third Sunday of the month has been exceptional.  This coming Sunday is certainly going to be special! Jazz Vibes Featuring Joanne Lorenzo makes an appearance on […]

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