Cecile McLorin Salvant, Wayne Shorter, John Daversa, and Dafnis Prieto Win 2019 Grammy in Jazz

The 61st GRAMMY® Awards announced the 2019 winners in the Jazz categories.  The winners were announced prior to the televised event scheduled for Sunday, February 10th.  Nominations were announced in early December and winners revieled today. From the field of nominations in the Best Improvised Solo category, the winner is: DON’T FENCE ME INJohn Daversa, […]

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JazzTimes Announces 2018 Readers’ Poll Results

JazzTimes Magazine released the results of its 2018 Reader’s Poll. In this poll, JazzTimes readers pick their favorite artists, groups, festivals, venues, and more. Voting took place online and ballots were collected during the first week of January 2019. Readers weighed in with their votes in a number of individual, group, and other categories. Notable […]

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Favorites In Jazz For The 61st Annual Grammy Awards

The 61st Annual Grammy® Awards are this Sunday, February 10th. For jazz fans worldwide, it is anyone’s guess as to who will win in the jazz categories. The field of nominations is outstanding. This is JazzBuffalo’s take on favorites in each jazz category. Surely there will be agreements and disagreements. But one thing is clear. […]

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The 2019 Grammy Nominations In Jazz Are Announced

The 2019 61st Grammy Nominations have been announced Friday, December 7th and they include those in the Jazz Categories.  There are returning nominees from previous years and some newcomers.  Well-deserved ambitious projects were also recognized.  Nominations include recordings released between Oct. 1, 2017, and Sept. 30, 2018. Notables include Elio Villafranca for Cinqué, which was an […]

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JazzBuffalo Interviews Sullivan Fortner Ahead Of AKG Art Of Jazz Appearance

When pianist Sullivan Fortner takes the stage at the Albright-Knox auditorium this Saturday, Nov. 17th to kick-off the 2018-19 Art of Jazz Series, he’ll be capping off what has been a monumental year for one of the ascendant stars in the jazz world.  Fortner not only released his second album for the legendary Impulse! – […]

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Jazz In Town: Emerging Star Cecile McLorin Salvant Performs For Art of Jazz Series

This coming Saturday, as part of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series, Cecile McLorin Salvant is set to perfrom.  She is a fast rising star in the jazz world and is being hailed for her vocal abilities likened to Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.  At the young age of 24, she is making […]

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