Dr. Shawn “Thunder” Wallace Conducts “The Quarantine Interviews” With JD Allen, Benny Green, Donald Harrison, and More.

Shawn “Thunder” Wallace is a multi-talented jazz musician.  A saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who has toured extensively with The Count Basie Orchestra. As the Director of Jazz Studies and Associate […]

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Rising Star Jazz Vocalist Veronica Swift To Release New Album “Confessions” In August 2019

Jazz vocalist Veronica Swift, recently named Rising Star by Downbeat Magazine 67th Annual Critic’s Poll, is set to release a new album. The album will feature The Benny Green Trio […]

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25 Favorite Jazz Albums Of 2018

The year 2018 unfolded with a multitude of recordings well-deserving of acclaim.  From the release of lost tracks from John Coltrane to continued excellence by many jazz artists.  In this […]

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Veronica Swift and Benny Green Trio Deliver Outstanding Performance At Northwest Jazz Festival

When Veronica Swift announced that she and Benny Green were collaborating on a new CD to be released by early next year, she had the audience swooning with anticipation.  This […]

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JazzTracks Volume 1: Northwest Jazz Festival Performers

Elio Villafranca

Today, JazzBuffalo presents the first article and volume of JazzTracks.  Periodically, JazzBuffalo will offer insight into jazz tracks from jazz artists and jazz albums.  We will look at tunes from […]

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Jazz Luminaries, Legends, and Emerging Artists Headline Main Stage at Northwest Jazz Festival

Elio Villafranca

Entering its 17th year, the 2018 Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY will feature headlining performances from jazz luminaries, legends in jazz history, and several emerging jazz artists considered Rising Stars.  The […]

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