Jazz At Home: Celebrating Jazz Day

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Artemis, the modern-day all-women super-group featuring a septet of jazz giants: Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda (with bass), Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, music director Renee Rosnes, and Cécile McLorin Salvant..) The month of April ends, as it has the last […]

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Bud Fadale Shares Unearthed Recordings Of Ann Fadale and Dick Fadale

The Fadale family has been a part of the Greater Buffalo region’s jazz scene for the better part of nearly seven decades. Including Bud Fadale who has appeared often throughout the past few decades as one of the area’s finest jazz bassists. Throughout these decades, the family has often been cited as “Buffalo’s First Family […]

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Jazz At Home: Exploring Jazz In Many Ways

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Melba Liston.  Liston was one of the great trombonists and arrangers in jazz in the 1950s until her death in 1999.) Exploring jazz, while at home or at work, has become different.  In this week’s edition of the JazzBuffalo newsletter, you […]

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Lázara Martinez Takes Us To Havana Loops To See Her Musical Gifts

Many of us have come to know Lázara Martinez as the busy sole proprietor behind the bar at Pausa Art House. Scurrying nimbly to take care of patrons and getting the music underway with her standard speech to respect the purpose of Pausa as a listening space. Launched in 2013, Pausa Art House has become […]

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Happy 90th Birthday To Jazz Trumpeter Sam Noto

Today marks the 90th birthday of the legendary jazz trumpeter from Buffalo, Sam Noto. Noto has traveled through the timeline of jazz history. Chairing a front-row seat to historic moments and discoveries at the nascent beginnings of bebop and orchestral jazz. In his jazz journey, Sam Noto found experiences as a leader, sideman, big band […]

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Jazz At Home: Settling In With Jazz

(Photo Credit: Tom Marcello  In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women in Jazz, a photo of Mary Osborne – guitar, Marian McPartland – piano, Lynn Milano – bass, Dottie Dodgion – drums, Vi Redd – saxophone) We are settling in with staying home.  New routines.  New habits.  New discoveries.  New home-schooling challenges.  New work-from-home […]

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The Terrace At Delaware Park Offers Support To Local Musicians

For many jazz lovers, we welcomed the weekends where we found jazz playing Fridays through Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park. The iconic location of the restaurant, in the Marcy Casino Building, on the banks of Hoyt Lake at Delaware Park offered people a chance to take in the beautiful views of the lake […]

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Jazz At Home: Appreciate Jazz When Staying At Home

(Photo: pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Toshiko Akiyoshi) We are beginning to see some evidence that social distancing and staying at home is beginning to have a positive effect.  As painful as it may be for all of us, it is a commitment that takes perseverance.  Certainly not easy!  Think of others – your loved […]

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Jazz At Home: Live Streaming Takes Over

The daily news is disconcerting and can cause us all to experience anxiety.  Jazz is feeling the pain of loss as we have notices of deaths due to COVID-19.  A time, though, for all of us to be joined by a cause to save lives.  The imperative to stay home has never meant more than […]

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Jazz In Town: Discovering New Ways To Enjoy Jazz

The effort in our community and state to stay at home continues to be of the highest priority.  We are entering a difficult period of weeks ahead whereby COVIC-19 will put enormous stress on our healthcare system and our daily lives.  Through perseverance, faith, and grace we will endure through the crisis. In the safety […]

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