JazzBuffalo Concerts

JazzBuffalo continues its' mission of building jazz awareness and appreciation through concert events. Bringing to you highly-acclaimed jazz from the local, regional, national, and international jazz stages!

Charlie Ballantine’s “Music of Bob Dylan” and New Release at Jazz at The Loft at Chandler

Friday, November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Loft at Chandler – Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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JazzBuffalo Presents Charlie Ballantine's "Music of Bob Dylan" and New Release Charlie Ballantine is an internationally renowned, award-winning guitarist.  He has been a featured artist at notable events such as The Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, The Indianapolis Jazz Festival, The Bloomington Jazz Festival, and The Elkhart Jazz Festival.  Charlie is also a frequent performer at renowned jazz clubs such as The Jazz Kitchen (Indianapolis), Andy's Jazz Club (Chicago), Cliff Bell's (Detroit), and The Chatterbox (Indianapolis).  His music stems from the…

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Back by Popular Demand! A Jazzy Christmas With The Buffalo Dolls and The Ladies First Jazz Big Band at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Wednesday, December 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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Back By Popular Demand!!!!! A Jazzy Christmas With The Buffalo Dolls And The Ladies First Jazz Big Band!! Enjoy an evening of one of Buffalo’s favorite jazz big bands and the vocals of the retro Buffalo Dolls for an evening of jazzy Christmas music. This special production sold out - not once but twice - last year.  And, went on to win "Favorite Awards" in the annual JazzBuffalo Poll voted on by readers and fans!     The Ladies First…

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Jane Bunnett and Maqueque – A Latin Jazz Christmas (3 times Grammy® Nominee)

Sunday, December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo,NY14216 United States
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JazzBuffalo is excited to present 3 times Grammy® Nominee for Best Latin Jazz Album, Jane Bunnett, and Maqueque.  In the past few years, the groundbreaking all women band, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque have forged a path in presented the sounds of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz to the world.  The band consists of an ensemble of Cuban female performers creating a vibrant sound made magical by the soprano saxophone of Jane Bunnett. The ensemble received a Grammy® for their latest highly-acclaimed…

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Art of Jazz: Christian Sands High Wire Trio

Sunday, February 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo,NY14201 United States
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Five-time Grammy-nominee and Creative Ambassador for the Erroll Garner Jazz Project, the dynamic pianist Christian Sands pays tribute to Erroll Garner, beloved for Concert by the Sea, one of the top-selling albums in jazz history, and his classic ballad “Misty” and acclaimed as “the man for whom the piano was invented” (Newsweek). Formerly featured in the Christian McBride Trio, Sands and his High Wire Trio dazzle audiences with their fresh take on the genius of Erroll Garner.

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Art of Jazz: Ethan Iverson & Tom Harrell Duo

Sunday, March 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo,NY14201 United States
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Two of modern jazz’s leading lights unite to explore the classic jazz repertoire as heard on their current live recording Common Practice (ECM). A founding member of the Bad Plus, one of the most successful and groundbreaking jazz groups of the 21st century, pianist Ethan Iverson is a restless visionary with a deep respect for jazz history. Tom Harrell, recently voted 2018 Trumpeter of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, is one of the most creative and lyrical jazz artists…

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The Tierney Sutton Band

Sunday, March 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo,NY14216 United States
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The celebrated Tierney Sutton Band, helmed by eight-time GRAMMY® nominated vocalist Tierney Sutton, has consistently topped the US jazz charts and garnered critical success thanks to their creative arrangements and rich and thematic discography. Most recently, the much-acclaimed "Sting Variations" album.  After 20-plus years and countless performances in some of the finest venues and festivals in the world, the Tierney Sutton Band has set their sights on the wide-ranging panorama of film music with “ScreenPlay.” “ScreenPlay” spans the first century…

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Art of Jazz: Catherine Russell

Sunday, April 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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“One of the outstanding singers of our time” (Wall Street Journal), Grammy-winning vocalist Catherine Russell is the rarest of entities – a genuine jazz and blues vocalist who puts her joyful stamp on the great African American songbook from the Swing Era and beyond. The daughter of Luis Russell, pianist and music director for the immortal Louis Armstrong, Catherine has toured around the world as a featured performer with Steely Dan, Paul Simon, and David Bowie and been awarded the…

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JazzBuffalo Premier Concert: Stacey Kent

Sunday, June 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14216 United States 
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“Thoroughly captivating...(Kent’s) voice has a startling clarity, turning phrase after phrase with subtlety and an impeccable feel for the music."— Billboard “Ms. Kent embodied the essence of saudade as persuasively as any of her Brazilian idols. As she threw back her head and crooned softly, you had the sense of a woman with nothing to protect, living in the moment and dreaming out loud." — The New York Times Critically acclaimed, GRAMMY® nominated singer, Stacey Kent, sings from the soul,…

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Connie Han – Rising Star Jazz Pianist Sensation

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Burchfield Penney Arts Center1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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“Han has been labeled a rising star and rightfully so— she’s an intriguing artist with mastery over her instrument as well as deft bandleader. Given the maturity and brilliance she demonstrates on “CRIME ZONE", perhaps “rising” could be dropped from that designation” -JazzizMagazine “With this album she’s booking a place as a star in the jazz firmament of tomorrow. Watch out for Connie Han, the face (and shape) of jazz to come.” — All About Jazz "This 22-year-old pianist is…

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