The 2020 Grammy Nominations In Jazz Are Revealed

The 2020 62nd Grammy Nominations have been announced Wednesday, November 20th.  Including nominations in the Jazz Categories.  A wide-ranging array of jazz music was nominated in categories for improvised jazz solo, jazz vocals, jazz instrumentals, jazz large ensemble, and Latin Jazz.  Nominations are reflective of recordings released between Oct. 1, 2018, and Aug. 31, 2019. […]

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Donny Frauenhofer Trio at Thin Man Brewery

Join the #DF3 as they make their debut at Thin Man Brewery! Playing original jazz-funk fusion with a mix of covers from Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Weather Report, Roy Hargrove, among others. Groove all night and let those feet do their thing FREE | 10pm – 1am | 2 sets Donny Frauenhofer – piano/keyboards/originals/arrangements James […]

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25 Favorite Jazz Albums Of 2018

The year 2018 unfolded with a multitude of recordings well-deserving of acclaim.  From the release of lost tracks from John Coltrane to continued excellence by many jazz artists.  In this article, we take a favorite point of view as opposed to a “best of” critic point of view.  There a few favorites, however, that did […]

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Phil DiRe To Kick-Off 2nd Year Of JazzBuffalo/189 Sunday Jazz Series On May 15th!

The 2nd Annual Sunday Jazz Series brought to you through the partnership of JazzBuffalo and 189 Public House gets underway this year on May 15th.  The first year saw memorable performances as we initiated the series at the East Aurora establishment.  Closing in December of 2015 with the unforgettable 3 Tenors Concert, which featured Phil DiRe, […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Springs Ahead

Category:Wikipedia requested photographs of jazz musicians (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  Finally, spring is in the air.  The sounds of jazz can be heard throughout WNY. April marked the annual Jazz Appreciation Month.   However, jazz can be appreciated throughout WNY and Greater Buffalo all year round.  As we enter into spring full-swing, we are seeing a resurgence […]

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April Is Jazz Appreciation Month!

April is Jazz Appreciation Month April marks the annual month we celebrate appreciation for jazz.  Now, in its’ 14th year, the American History Museum and the Smithsonian Institute pays tribute to the American art form we call jazz. Celebrations are taking place throughout the country and Internationally throughout April.  Here, in our hometown of Buffalo, […]

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