Henry Grimes Solo Performance – Recorded 2010 Video

Buffalo, NY, United States

Tune in this Friday, May 29th at 8:00 pm for the second episode of our Sonic Vault series, featuring excerpts from Hallwalls' and The Historic Colored Musicians Club’s vast archives of live concert recordings. This week we will feature rare footage of virtuoso Henry Grimes Solo Performance at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center from September of

Song and Story: Greg Millar Organ Trio

Historic Colored Musicians Club 145 Broadway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Please join us virtually Thursday, March 25th 7 pm for the first edition of "Song and Story" streaming live from the CMC Museum. One part song, one part story, tune in for a multi-faceted event that features both a concert and a live interview with the artists involved. For this introductory event, join Leah Hamilton

CMC Int’l Jazz Fest presents Brent Birckhead Master Class

Villa Maria College Buffalo, NY, United States

Known for his sound exploration and maverick approach to woodwind instruments, Brent Birckhead will host a master class performing on multiple reeds with "Inside Sound: The Black Whole" in CMC Jazz' ARTIST MASTER series featuring Walter Kemp 3, Scott Tixier, RiShon Odel, and Allan Mednard. Saxophonist Brent Birckhead is an award-winning artist, whose aesthetic is

Drea d’Nur and Rootstock Republic

Tralf Music Hall 622 Main Atreet, Buffalo, NY, United States

A delicate twist on the familiar notion of a tribute show, “Dear Nina: A Sonic Love Letter to Nina Simone” is a love ode that commits to honoring the wisdom, truths and stories embedded in Nina Simone’s legacy—musically, socially, and politically. Featuring: Drea d'Nur, Juliette Jones, Jarvis Benson, Monique Brooks Roberts, Chris "BassPlayaPlaya" Johnson, Malcolm


CMC Int’l Jazz Fest Presents Heroes Are Gang Leaders

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

HAGL is a Literary Free Jazz Ensemble of writers, artists and musicians dedicated to the sound extensions of literary text and original comp Heroes Are Gang Leaders was founded in 2014 by poet, photographer and professor Thomas Sayers Ellis and saxophonist James Brandon Lewis as a tribute to the late poet, activist and Jazz Critic


CMC Int’l Jazz Fest presents Inside Sound: The Black Whole

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

What is sound? Is it the absence of silence? What generates the improvisational nature of sound? When do we perceive music? These, and many more questions were the impetus for "Inside Sound: The Black Whole." Through an eclectic assemblage of touring collaborators and kinfolk, “The Black Whole” seamlessly reconnects jazz to its freer ancestral roots,


CMC Int’l Jazz Fest presents Val Inc.

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

Val Jeanty, also known as Val-Inc, is an Haitian afrofuturist, composer, turntablist, and professor at Berklee College of Music. Jeanty is a pioneer of the electronic music subgenre Afro- Electronica incorporating Haitian Vodou rhythms with electronic instruments. Jeanty is the great-grandniece of Haitian composer, pianist, and music director Occide Jeanty and granddaughter of a mambo



Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

Francisco Mora-Catlett - drums JD Allen - tenor sax Alex Harding - baritone sax Aruan Oritz - piano Rashaan Carter - contrabass Roman Diaz - percussion "Led by the drummer and composer Francisco Mora-Catlett—the son of the Mexican painter Francisco Mora and the African-American sculptor Elizabeth Catlett—AfroHORN seeks a mystical but earthy vision of rhythm and folklore, inspired not only by

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