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Jazz Meets The BPO For 2 Great Events You Don’t Want To Miss!

Two spectacular events highlight jazz as part of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s winter programming.  The concerts, to take place at Kleinhans Music Hall, will bring local and national stars to the stage to join the BPO in presenting the American art form we call jazz. Orchestra Meets Jazz – Thursday, January 21st at 7 pm This […]

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Jazz In Town: Get “Organized” For A Big Week In Jazz

Despite the weather, this is a week to get “organized” around the jazz scene.  JazzBuffalo Poll winners, mentions, and nominees will all be in action performing.  And, we will see the return of jazz artists to the scene who have not played recently.    There is plenty to get excited about and plenty to take in!  […]

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Announcing The Winners Of The Second Annual JazzBuffalo Poll!

The second annual JazzBuffalo Readers and Fan Poll, recognizing the jazz artists and performers who entertain jazz audiences, collected 1,655 responses.  Over a fifty percent increase from the previous year.  A great sign that jazz awareness and appreciation is growing in Greater Buffalo! The results of the poll are representative of the votes made by […]

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Jazz In Town: A New Year Starts

The New Year starts with fresh memories of a resurging banner year for jazz in Greater Buffalo.  We saw new bands, venues, projects, and artists emerge to enrich the area and make jazz available to a wider audience.  There is no question this momentum bodes well for another great year in 2016.  JazzBuffalo Poll Thank […]

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The JazzBuffalo Poll Is Closed – Thank You To All Participants

The response to the JazzBuffalo Poll has been absolutely enthusiastic!  We received 1,655 poll takers.  Due to the service we used for the survey, the poll is closing earlier than originally planned.  I know for some, this will be a missed opportunity to place your votes.   Rest assured, however, that we have a significant […]

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The Second Annual JazzBuffalo Poll Is Live!

The second annual JazzBuffalo Poll is officially live!  The intent of this poll is to foster jazz awareness, appreciation, and recognition for the artists and supporters who give of their talents in the jazz community. The second annual poll has considerably more nominees per category than last year.  This is an indication that jazz is resurging in […]

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Jazz In Town: One Fantastic Year Ends While Another Begins

As 2015 draws to a close, we can revel a bit in the continued resurgence of jazz in Greater Buffalo.  While the schedule of available jazz may be light on this holiday weekend, the memories of a fantastic year in jazz will live on.     Jazz In Town Our inventive cast of rising stars in […]

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Wednesday Night Jazz To Close First Year With Jam Session!

It began humbly with a leap of faith.  This year we saw bassist Wayne Moose and the proprietors of Mezza Restaurant join together to establish a weekly Wednesday Night Jazz series at their location on Elmwood Avenue.  Like any new endeavor, we have seen night’s sparsely attended to evenings where people are standing together like […]

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Jazz In Town: Christmas Week Homecomings Brings Jazz Along

Christmas week is a time for homecomings, family, reunions, and seeing old friends.  In the JazzBuffalo community, it means musicians can gather and play like old times as well.     Wednesday Night Jazz This week (December 23rd) for Wednesday Night Jazz hosted by bassist Wayne Moose at Mezza Restaurants brings home two ex-Buffalo residing […]

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Nominate Your Memorable Jazz Artists And Groups For The Second Annual JazzBuffalo Poll!

The year 2015 saw a resurgence of jazz in the Greater Buffalo area.  New groups, venues, the infusion of youth, and more growth in available jazz performances.  We have seen greater audience awareness and appreciation for jazz as well. Additionally, the readership of JazzBuffalo.org and subscriptions to the email newsletter format continues to grow.  Last […]

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