Jazz In Town: An Eclectic Variety Of Jazz

An interesting and eclectic variety of jazz is taking place this weekend and beyond in Greater Buffalo.  And, an international flavor of jazz hits the area.   The week also carries a bit of sadness as we remember one of the revered jazz artists in our area, Greg Piontek, who left us too early.   Highlights […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Gets In The Groove!

Jazz this week travels the spectrum from experimental improvising on one end to the toe-tapping groove sound of organ-infused jazz.  And, you can find high quality jazz throughout the Greater Buffalo area.  Highlights Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Saturday, October 29th at 7:30pm at Albright-Knox Art Gallery Alto saxophonist Steve Coleman has garnered recognition as […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Festival Weekend!

This weekend brings us jazz through two festivals, the Lewiston Jazz Festival and the Elmwood Arts Festival.  It will be the most concentrated day of jazz in one day!  The weather is forecasted to be one beautiful day on Saturday, August 27th – so get outdoors to enjoy jazz! Highlights The Lewiston Jazz Festival, Friday, […]

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Jazz In Town: Anything Goes With Big Bands And Jazz!

Jazz continues to be prominent in the heat of the summer.  You will find big bands and organized jazz.  Jazz can be found indoors and outdoors just about every night of the week!    Highlights The Devin Kelly Organ Trio, Sunday, August 21st at 6 pm at 189 Public House For this JazzBuffalo / 189 […]

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JazzBuffalo And Road Less Traveled Productions Present The 2016/2017 Jazz Series

JazzBuffalo, a non-profit organization dedicated to building jazz awareness and audience appreciation for jazz in Greater Buffalo, is excited to announce a partnership with Road Less Traveled Productions to present a new Jazz Series.  The new Jazz Series will be presented over the course of the 2016-2017 season and feature a variety of the stellar […]

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Jazz In Town: Bird Calls, Solos, Poetry, And More Takes The Stage

For the second week in a row, the Buffalo area gets a visit from another of the more interesting and major forces in jazz.  And, there is also a bevy of local jazz talent throughout the Greater Buffalo area available for everyone.  Highlights Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Bird Calls: UB Center For The Arts, Saturday, March 19th […]

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Jazz Meets The BPO For 2 Great Events You Don’t Want To Miss!

Two spectacular events highlight jazz as part of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s winter programming.  The concerts, to take place at Kleinhans Music Hall, will bring local and national stars to the stage to join the BPO in presenting the American art form we call jazz. Orchestra Meets Jazz – Thursday, January 21st at 7 pm This […]

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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: Jazz Springs Back To Life!

Cover of Gerald Albright As the weather finally breaks, jazz is springing back to life! As the smell and sounds of spring come to life, so does the sound of jazz.  From Latin jazz to mainstream as well as the eclectic, jazz can be heard throughout WNY. Here are a rundown of just some of […]

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Jazz In Town: Remembering Ted Reinhardt

Remembering a great.  This Jazz In Town weekend and upcoming week begins with the news of the tragic loss of one of Buffalo’s gifted jazz artists and most-loved people in the music community.  Ted Reinhardt, a prolific jazz-fusion drummer, along with his life-long friends Mike Buxton and Bill Shaver, lost their lives in a tragic […]

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