Two Uplifting Nights Under Clear Skies At The Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

One often-missed fact about living in Buffalo is summer nights can be downright incredible. We had two of those incredible nights this past Thursday and Friday for the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series presented by JazzBuffalo. Not only with clear skies but also riveting jazz music. The skies, music, and the locale of the Hotel […]

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Jazz In Town: Choices Are A Surprise!

Choices, choices, choices.  Who would have thought there would be choices this pandemic summer for jazz?  That is exactly what we have.  From jazz fusion to gypsy jazz to straight-ahead jazz – something for everyone.  As long as we maintain social distancing guidelines and wear masks, we can continue to have choices! Featured Events The […]

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Jazz In Town: Keeping Spirits Up With Jazz

(Photo: Two of our performers this week. French ConéXion and Paradigm Shift) This vigilance we all have followed with social/physical distancing and wearing masks is enabling us to enjoy the sound of jazz outdoors.  Thus far, the Hotel Herny Summer Jazz Series as an example has helped the community to come together socially yet to […]

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The Emergence Of Alex McArthur – The Artist

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many of us to revisit old passions. Discover new ones. And, to make more than incremental steps in developing or evolving latent talents. One such person taking more than just a step forward while sheltering at home is the multi-talented jazz vocalist Alex McArthur. McArthur was invited to perform at […]

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Jazz In Town: Expanding Jazz Outdoors!

(Photo: Two of our performers this week.  Alex McArthur and Saranaide.) As a community, we continue to rally together during the coronavirus pandemic to enjoy live jazz music outdoors – safely.  Outdoors is the safest way, as long, as, we follow the essential guidelines of maintaining 6 feet apart and wearing masks at all times.  […]

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Jazz In Town: Adapting To Keep Jazz Alive

(Photo: Jazz Guitarist Dale Toliver who you can see on Friday, July 24 at the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series.) Summer is in full swing and it is a summer we will undoubtedly remember for many years.  We have some super outdoor jazz events ongoing.  Let us continue to adapt and follow social/physical distancing measures […]

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Jazz In Town: Enjoying Jazz Outdoors

So far, we are managing to follow guidelines and enjoy live jazz again.  Primarily outdoors.  It is a slippery slope for all of us so we must continue to follow social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.  More super jazz coming up so check it out! Featured Events POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN: DeeAnn DiMeo w/Cal Parmer, Rod […]

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Jazz At Chandlerville Series Announces July And August Performances

As we enter the second season of Jazz at Chandlerville, we do so under many different circumstances from a year ago. Adapting to the new guidelines as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has meant relocating the location from the colorful side patio of Thin Man Brewery / Tappo Pizza located at 166 Chandler Street […]

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With And Without Power, Elliot Scozzaro Trio Electrifies Hotel Henry Audience

On a day when the region was reaching record high temperatures and experiencing power outages, the second Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series took place outdoors. Led by rising star saxophonist Elliot Scozzaro, the trio that included George Caldwell on keyboards and Joe Goehle on upright bass, delivered an electrifying performance. As was an element of […]

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Jazz At Home: Hot Summer Jazz In Swing

  First, all of us involved in making jazz available outdoors implore everyone to follow guidelines such as wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, and respecting social distancing.  It is only through these efforts we can continue and not suffer a set back during the midst of a pandemic.  So far so good.  Many […]

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