Jazz In Town: Jazz In Historic Locations!

Exciting events in jazz in the next couple weeks as the summer season winds down.  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, the largest free jazz festival in the region, is just a few 8 days away.  Before that, plenty of good jazz for everyone. Highlights  Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series: JazzBuffalo Presents Mary McMahon […]

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Jazz In Town: Making Whoopie With Jazz

We get a brief respite before the next jazz festival takes place!  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston is in a little over two weeks.  Plenty of great jazz, however, will be around! Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents Eric Johnson Trio, Friday, August 11 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House Visiting us from Pittsburgh will be […]

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery Announces Art of Jazz Lineup for 2017/2018

Today the Albright-Knox Art Gallery announced the dates and lineups for Art of Jazz 2017/18. Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the museum’s Admissions Desk, by phone at 716.270.8292, or on the Albright-Knox website at www.albrightknox.org/artofjazz1718. Now entering its eighteenth season as the most successful music series of its kind […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Festival Week Continues In The Heart Of Buffalo!

Jazz Festival Week continues in the heart of Buffalo this week!  This weekend plan for an abundance of jazz that will be hard to beat anywhere! Highlights Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival, Sunday, July 30th  at 2 pm The second of two Sundays of jazz (July 23rd and 30th) begins with a lineup of […]

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Jazz In Town: The Big Easy And The West Coast Arrive

The Big Easy comes to Buffalo via New Orleans pianist Tom McDermott.  The Italian Heritage Festival finds a new location and it will include jazz with a couple of returning Buffalo natives. Highlights ASI’s The Big Easy Program Presents Tom McDermott Friday, July 14 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House The highly touted New […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Is A Mob Scene

After the storm and another case of cabin fever, jazz fans will be eager to get out and hear jazz.  Plenty of good jazz is in store for the week ahead.  Highlights Steve Bernstein’s Sexmob at Art Of Jazz Series Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Sunday, March 19 at 3 pm The charismatic trumpeter and unique slide […]

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Jazz In Town: A Full Slate Of Jazz

The final weekend of January ends with a full slate of jazz.  From a variety of different groups and styles.  Take advantage of the January thaw and enjoy.     Highlights JazzBuffalo presents: Sky Dive – Freddie Hubbard The CTI Years, Friday, January 27 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House This 2nd-time only special event […]

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The 2016 JazzBuffalo Poll Is Now Open!

We have reached the end of another year of fabulous jazz in the JazzBuffalo community!  Now it is time for the third annual JazzBuffalo Poll, which is live for voting!  The JazzBuffalo Poll is designed for the readers of JazzBuffalo and audiences of jazz performances to recognize outstanding jazz artists and jazz performances in 2016! […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: With The Dafnis Prieto Sextet, More Than Drums Shine

Usually, when the drummer is the main bill for a jazz concert, there is a tendency to think the concert will be primarily a showcase for the drummer’s skillful talents.  A concert interlaced with tunes to allow the drummer extended solos and give the audience a jaw-dropping thrill. Some of that happened last night. But, […]

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Jazz In Town: An Eclectic Variety Of Jazz

An interesting and eclectic variety of jazz is taking place this weekend and beyond in Greater Buffalo.  And, an international flavor of jazz hits the area.   The week also carries a bit of sadness as we remember one of the revered jazz artists in our area, Greg Piontek, who left us too early.   Highlights […]

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