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Jazz In Town: A Quiet Start In Music

(Photo: WNY/Buffalo native jazz pianist Mike Jones.  Read more below about the new release of a digital album of solo piano performance.) A Quiet Start To The Year, In Music A tumultuous week in America it has been.  We are all shaken to the core with the rising numbers related to COVID-19 and the images […]

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12 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (January 7 – January 11)

(Photo: Melissa Aldana will be featured by Smoke Jazz Club this weekend.) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. Plus a bonus Tuesday performance. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well […]

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Jazz Pianist Mike Jones Releases Vibrant Solo Piano Album

Mike Jones is one of our most accomplished mainstream jazz pianists. Since 2002, he has been the musical director for Penn & Teller’s Las Vegas. Jones hits the stage to play both before the show begins and, when called upon, during the act.  When the pandemic put a complete halt to performing in March of […]

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2020: A Year To Be Thankful For Those Who Helped Us Endure The Pandemic

(Photo Credit: Jack Zuff. French ConéXion at the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series.) The year 2020 will be remembered by all of us for a lifetime.  A year when time and events came to a standstill.  Covid-19 manifesting into a full-fledge global pandemic beginning in March of 2020.  The worst since the infamous 1918 Spanish […]

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Jazz In Town: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Universally, the year 2020 is one year we all want to put behind us.  A tumultuous year that saw much hardship and pain.  And, at the same time, saw the goodness of many who rose to the occasion.  We were fortunate, as a jazz community, to have some respite and opportunities to […]

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10 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This New Year’s Weekend (December 30 – January 4)

(Photo: Emmet Cohen will appear at Dizzy’s New Year’s Eve concert.) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. More fabulous live-streams to enjoy this New Year’s Eve Weekend. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening […]

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25 Favorite Jazz Albums Of 2020

The year began with much optimism and excitement for the world of jazz. Anticipated were tours, festivals, concerts, club dates, and new jazz albums. Many of what we anticipated came to a crashing halt by mid-March of 2020. The global COVID-19 pandemic had arrived. Severely impacting jazz artists, venues, festivals, clubs, and the livelihoods of […]

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Jazz In Town: Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays To All

A Holiday Message At this time last year, no one could have predicted what we were about to endure for 2020.  The global COVID-19 pandemic has been the most disruptive event in many of our lives.  The good news about the vaccines helps all of us to see a light at the end of the […]

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15 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Christmas Weekend (December 23 – December 28)

(Photo: The legendary jazz bassist, Ron Carter, will perform in a Christmas Eve Live Stream concert.) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. More fabulous live-streams to enjoy the Christmas Holiday Weekend. For the full listing of […]

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Jazz In Town: A Week Before Christmas Online

(Photo Credit:  We remember the late trumpeter, Roy Hargrove, who died November 2, 2018.) Normally, at this time of year, we would be making you aware of the live Christmas jazz around town.  It is hard to believe we are a week before Christmas.  There are several Christmas-themed jazz live-streams happening across the country so […]

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