Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation and Hotel Henry Jazz Gets Underway

Each year, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History sponsors the celebration of April Is Jazz Appreciation Month.  Encouraging us all to get out and support, as well as, appreciate the true American original art form called jazz. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: My Cousin Tone’ at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series, Wednesday, April 11th at […]

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JazzBuffalo And Hotel Henry Renew Jazz Concert Series For 2018

Hotel Henry, located on the historic National Landmark Richardson Olmsted Campus, has teamed with JazzBuffalo to present the Hotel Henry’s Jazz Concert Series in 2018.  The overwhelming success of the concert series in 2017 enabled audiences to experience the newly-renovated urban resort while enjoying high-quality live jazz performances.   Hotel Henry’s Jazz Concert Series produced […]

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JazzBuffalo Plans 10 Plus Concerts To Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day

Last April, JazzBuffalo and the jazz community in Buffalo became first-time participants in the annual April Is Jazz Appreciation Month celebration taking place across the United States.  Since 2002, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has been promoting this month-long celebration devoted to the American art form.  JazzBuffalo will host 10 concerts in conjunction with […]

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JazzBuffalo To Present International Jazz Group – Philippe Lemm Trio

To kick-off “April is Jazz Appreciation Month”, JazzBuffalo has invited one of the most exciting trios in jazz today to perform at Pausa Art House.  The group will perform on Saturday, March 31st at 8 pm and will feature group leader and drummer Philippe Lemm along with pianist Angelo Di Loreto and bassist Jeff Koch.  […]

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2018 Grammy Winner Billy Childs to Perform at the Albright-Knox AOJ Series on March 18

The 2017–2018 Art of Jazz Series will present the first area headlining concert by pianist Billy Childs, fresh off his win for Best Jazz Instrumental Album at the 2018 Grammy Awards, with his quartet at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Sunday, March 18, at 3 pm. Series associate producer Tony Zambito will host a pre-concert […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz World Awaits Us

Thank you to all who turned out for the JazzBuffalo Poll Awards Celebration held on Monday, January 29th at The Screening Room.  A great night of jazz unity and hearing great music by The Blue Note 8.  For more about this night, see this JazzBuffalo article: JazzBuffalo Celebration.   The youth movement in our JazzBuffalo community continues […]

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Jazz In Town: Monty Alexander And A Brassy Week Ahead!

The youth movement in jazz in Greater Buffalo will show up in numerous ways over the course of this week.  And, it is fabulous to see the exploration of jazz music – infused with contemporary and traditional concepts – by our young talented rising stars.  It is through them that we keep jazz alive! Thank […]

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Jazz Icon Monty Alexander To Appear At Albright-Knox Art Of Jazz Series January 28

If you have been reading JazzBuffalo the past few weeks, you know that a very special concert will be taking place on Sunday, January 28th.   The 2017–2018 Art of Jazz Series will present legendary jazz pianist Monty Alexander with his trio at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Sunday, January 28, at 3 pm. Series producer […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Song And The Birthday Of Django!

Jazz will hit several stages in the next week and the variety of jazz music means there is something for everyone!    Congratulations to all of the winners, runner-ups, and honorable mentions in the 4th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  Thank you to the audiences of readers and fans who helped make the poll an engaging means […]

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Jazz In Town: Quintet, Orkestra, Band

After the coldest weather in a very long time, look for jazz to begin to heat up in the area.  We move on from the holidays into what will be an exciting year of jazz.    Highlights The Beatles Jazz Quintet w/Mark Marinaccio, Thursday, January 11 at 7 pm at Pausa Art House Jazz and […]

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