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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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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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