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Jazz In Town: A Showcase Of Jazz Talent

A showcase of jazz talent hits the Greater Buffalo area this weekend.  From the likes of Bobby Militello and Phil Dire to the visit by Cyrille Aimee, one of the promising female jazz vocalists on the national jazz scene, to the UB Center Of Arts.  Time to get out from the cold and head indoors […]

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Jazz In Town: Hot Jazz Chases The Cold Away

There may be snow falling from the sky but you can be assured it will melt quickly from the hot jazz taking place this weekend in JazzBuffalo.  It all starts tonight so get your warm coats out and head out for the best in jazz.  Here are some notable jazz events taking place: Beginning at […]

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JazzBuffalo Features Jazz Artist Interviews By Rick Holland: Paul Smoker

JazzBuffalo welcomes a periodic new feature today.  One of our local jazz treasures is Rick Holland.  An educator, trumpeter, big band leader, recording artists, and a passionate advocate of jazz. Rick Holland is a veteran performer with musicians and organizations such as the Louie Bellson Big Band (Chicago Based Band), Jimmy Dorsey, Hendrik Meurkens, Buddy […]

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Jazz In Town: Local Talent Hits The Scene

While the Buffalo area may be light on national or international jazz artists visiting the area this coming week, there are plenty of Buffalo jazz artists who provide the best jazz music you will find anywhere.  Here is what you can find this upcoming week: Tonight, Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00pm at Merge you will […]

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Jazz In Town: Two More Jazz Greats And The American Songbook

For the second week in a row, Buffalo has jazz bassist greats coming to town.  The first up is the highly regard Stanley Clarke.  The second is William Parker who brings his William Parker’s In Order To Survive Ensemble with him to Hallwalls. Stanley Clarke has been one of the most prolific jazz and jazz […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Bobby Militello Pays Tribute To Dave Brubeck Masterfully

Last night served as a reminder of paying attention to the greatness in your own backyard.  When many of us get out of town visitors, we usually grin and bear the obligatory trip to Niagara Falls.  Forgetting, after all, that it is one of the wonders of the world.  With Bobby Militello, when we see […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Bass Greats, Brubeck Tribute, and More

Two jazz bass greats hit town this week on Thursday October 9th.  Please see JazzBuffalo: Two Spectacular Jazz Concerts:  Esperanza Spalding and Ken Filiano Hit Buffalo October 9th.  A great way to kick-off Jazz In Town. Bobby M Back to Back The Bobby Militello Quartet will be making back-to-back appearances this weekend.  First up on […]

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