10 Albums Released In 1959 That Changed Jazz Forever

The year 1959 began with news that shook the world. On January 2, 1959, the Soviet Union rocketed the Lunik 1 space capsule into the sky. Awakening a new conscious in the world that included dual aspects of the promise of space travel and an increase threat from the Cold War. The year 1959 also […]

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7 New Historical Jazz Collections That Will Make Great Holiday Gifts

With the advent of digital music streaming, it may seem the idea of jazz collections and box sets may not be as popular as in years past.  However, this may be a special year.  With some holiday gift jazz collections ideas for the discriminating jazz lover who will cherish such possessions. What makes these great […]

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JazzBuffalo Extra: Sabu Adeyola To Host Two Concert Celebrations March 18/19

Bassist Sabu Adeyola, a pillar in the Buffalo jazz community, will be hosting and performing for two significant events this weekend – Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19.  On Saturday, March 18th beginning at 7:00 pm, Adeyola will conduct and perform with a quartet for a special event at the Main Street Gallery (515 […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: David Sanford Pittsburgh Collective Takes The Modern Big Band To New Heights

American culture has a rich history when it comes to the art of the big band.  Running through the stream of our American conscious is the influence of popular big bands dating back to the era of Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, and Glenn Miller.  Duke Ellington, and to a large degree Count Basie, […]

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