Artisan Jazz First Sunday Series To Celebrate Buffalo Sax History

(Phil Sims, trombonist, bandleader, composer, and arranger appears as guest author on JazzBuffalo’s Jazz In Town. In this exclusive article written for JazzBuffalo, Phil introduces a new jazz series focused on Buffalo saxophone legends. The new Artisan Jazz First Sunday Series will be held at the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, NY. beginning Sunday, April […]

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Jazz In Town: Ring In The New Year!

The final week of 2016 ends.  But, we will not lose fond memories of a fantastic year for jazz in Greater Buffalo.  New Year’s celebrations will take place and for many of us, we look ahead to more stellar jazz in 2017. Ring in the New Year The Phil Sims Jazz Quartet with Katy Miner, […]

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Jazz In Town: Enjoying A Merry Christmas With Jazz

Music brings fond memories and special meaning the holidays.  Jazz has increasingly become part of the Christmas holidays.  Bringing enjoyment to many.  JazzBuffalo wishes all a very Merry Christmas and a jazzy joyous holiday time! Highlight Bobby Militello Quartet, Thursday, December 22nd at 8 pm at Pausa Art House The Bobby Militello Quartet returns to […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Legend Birthday Celebration And More

Buffalo gets a visit this week from world-class jazz artists in the free jazz and the mainstream jazz worlds.  An astounding week of jazz available for jazz lovers in WNY! Highlights Jazz Saxophone Great Vincent Herring, Thursday, September 22 at Burchfield Penney Museum at 7 pm Alto sax great, Vincent Herring, will be appearing in […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Springs To Life

Spring is here and jazz is springing into action throughout the area.  As we approach the Easter holiday, the spirit of rebirth and renewal can be found in the music of jazz.  Highlights Three Tenor Hang: Pausa Art House, Thursday, March 24th at 8 pm This effort brings together a collection of tenor sax players […]

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Jazz In Town: Get “Organized” For A Big Week In Jazz

Despite the weather, this is a week to get “organized” around the jazz scene.  JazzBuffalo Poll winners, mentions, and nominees will all be in action performing.  And, we will see the return of jazz artists to the scene who have not played recently.    There is plenty to get excited about and plenty to take in!  […]

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Announcing The Winners Of The Second Annual JazzBuffalo Poll!

The second annual JazzBuffalo Readers and Fan Poll, recognizing the jazz artists and performers who entertain jazz audiences, collected 1,655 responses.  Over a fifty percent increase from the previous year.  A great sign that jazz awareness and appreciation is growing in Greater Buffalo! The results of the poll are representative of the votes made by […]

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Jazz In Town: One Fantastic Year Ends While Another Begins

As 2015 draws to a close, we can revel a bit in the continued resurgence of jazz in Greater Buffalo.  While the schedule of available jazz may be light on this holiday weekend, the memories of a fantastic year in jazz will live on.     Jazz In Town Our inventive cast of rising stars in […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Lights Up The Christmas Spirit

As Christmas approaches us, we find jazz in the midst of holiday events and spirits in the Greater Buffalo area.  The upcoming week will provide several opportunities to enjoy a jazzy Christmas time.  Guaraldi Christmas In The City A Guaraldi Christmas in the City event takes place at Shea’s Smith Theatre on Thursday, December 17th […]

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The 3 Tenors Perform At The Next JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series Event On December 13th!

On Sunday, December 13th, the last of the 2015 JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series, in partnership with 189 Public House, takes place.  It promises to be a stupendous way to close out the first-ever Sunday Jazz Series season!  Phil DiRe is leading the production of an ensemble specifically for this Sunday Jazz Series date entitled the […]

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