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JJA Jazz Awards Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to perform in ABKAG Art Of Jazz Series

The 18th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards for Music and Recording were announced on April 15th and they include some of the best known as well as upcoming jazz artists.  Included among this year’s winners are Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Terrence Blanchard, Gregory Porter, Christian McBride, and Buffalo native Dr. Lonnie Smith. The Buffalo […]

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Jazz In Town: Two Notable Jazz Events Week of April 14

Two internationally recognized jazz artists will be making appearances in Buffalo this week.  First, will be renowned saxophonist David Bixler.  Here is a brief bio of David Bixler as found via Bowling Green University where he is an Assistant Professor of Music Studies:   Since moving to New York City from his native Wisconsin, David […]

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Pianist Barbara Powrie Performs With Friends At Villa Maria Recital

Barbara Powrie, Adjunct Professor at Villa Maria College, performed on piano today at a noon faculty recital.  Barbara is a long-time teacher revered by her students and one of Buffalo’s most ardent jazz fans. Barbara’s performance was entrancing.  Her lyrical interpretations of Somewhere Over The Rainbow and Summertime was a cause to close your eyes […]

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Jazz Pianist Laura Dubin To Appear At PAUSA Art House Friday April 11

Highly regarded jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Laura Dubin will be making a special appearance at PAUSA Art House this Friday, April 11.  On her way to New York City for several appearance, she will be making a stop here in Buffalo. Laura Dubin is a native of Rochester and has close ties to Western […]

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April Is Jazz Appreciation Month!

This year marks the thirteenth anniversary of Jazz Appreciation Month held every April.  Since 2001, the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Insitution has fostered a movement to observe this great American art form. For 2014, the institution and JAM has designated this April’s theme as a celebration entitled Jazz Alchemy: A Love […]

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Sponsor The JazzBuffalo Poll

JazzBuffalo is actively seeking proud sponsors of the annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  The annual poll gives the JazzBuffalo community of reader’s, audiences, and fans the ability to nominate and recognize jazz artists who reside in the Greater Buffalo area.   This popular annual JazzBuffalo Poll reached over 1600 voters in the 2015 JazzBuffalo Poll and is […]

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The Greater Buffalo Jazz Society is currently in early stage.  Founded by Tony Zambito in 2013 as a public non-profit organization to help keep jazz alive in the Greater Buffalo Community.  The purpose of the society is to enrich the community through jazz audience development, jazz education, jazz history, and jazz performance.   For more […]

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JazzFest Buffalo

The GBJS plans call for the production of mini-jazz festivals twice per year during the winter/spring season and the summer/fall season.  JazzFest Buffalo will consist of one-day or two-day events featuring local talent and surprise guest artists.  Stay tuned for more development of these plans. […]

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