Jazz In Town: Get Organized With Jazz!

A variety of jazz hits the Buffalo scene this weekend.  From organized jazz to jazz blended with the sounds and rhythms of soul, blues, and R&B.    Highlights Dr. Lonnie Smith, Sunday, August 7th at the Pine Grill Reunion in Martin Luther King Park – 3 pm to 9 pm In a week filled with […]

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Cindy Miller To Kick Off The 2016 Buffalo News Summer Jazz Series

The Annual Buffalo News Summer Jazz Series, held on the steps of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, begins on Sunday, July 10th.  The music starts at 2 pm and is free to the public.  This year the series will run on Sunday afternoons from July 10 through August 7, with a rain date on August 14. […]

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Jazz In Town: A Youth Movement In Jazz

The end of January 2016 ended on a superlative note!  A fantastic weekend, which saw the international jazz artist Yosvany Terry in a remarkable concert at the Art of Jazz Series that took place at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (see JazzBuffalo review here – Yosvany Terry).  No doubt, more good jazz will happen in February […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: A Rousing Party By Slavic Soul Party! Kicks Off Art Of Jazz Series

Last night, Saturday, October 3rd, the Art Of Jazz Series at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery returned after a hiatus of two years from the fifteen-year run produced by Bruce Eaton. You can say it was quite the celebration that ended with a festive party.   Jon Nelson, Artistic Director and Producer of the new series, may […]

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Art Of Jazz Series Returns To The Albright-Knox Art Gallery!

On Thursday, August 20, Janne Siren, the Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director of Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Jon Nelson, the Ziegele Professor of Music at the University of Buffalo and Artistic Director of Pausa Art House, jointly announced the return of the Art Of Jazz Series.  The press conference was well coordinated and organized by Andrew […]

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Jazz In Town: Emerging Star Cecile McLorin Salvant Performs For Art of Jazz Series

This coming Saturday, as part of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series, Cecile McLorin Salvant is set to perfrom.  She is a fast rising star in the jazz world and is being hailed for her vocal abilities likened to Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.  At the young age of 24, she is making […]

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