Jazz In Town: The Big Easy And The West Coast Arrive

The Big Easy comes to Buffalo via New Orleans pianist Tom McDermott.  The Italian Heritage Festival finds a new location and it will include jazz with a couple of returning Buffalo natives. Highlights ASI’s The Big Easy Program Presents Tom McDermott Friday, July 14 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House The highly touted New […]

Read More…

Week-long CMC Jazz Festival Beginning July 24th Is A Dream Come True

According to George Scott (President of the Colored Musicians Club), when the concept of the Colored Musicians Club Jazz Festival first originated approximately ten plus years ago, it was dreamed that one year there could be a week-long festival.  That year finally arrives for the 2017 CMC Jazz Festival, Presented by M&T Bank the week […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: Celebrating Freedom Wth Jazz!

First, many thanks to those who attended one of the most memorable jazz concerts to take place in Buffalo with the appearance of the Tierney Sutton Band at MusicalFare Theatre Premier Cabaret Lounge.  Most definitely a highlight of the year.   It is hard to believe we are celebrating the 4th of July holiday weekend!  […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: Appreciating 100 Years And Women In Jazz

As we head towards Easter weekend, there will be jazz available throughout the area.  Remember- April is Jazz Appreciation Month – and plenty of outstanding jazz to appreciate!  Including 3 nights at Pausa Art House.  Highlights  Historic Colored Musicians Club Centennial Gala, Saturday, April 15 at 5:30 pm at Hotel Lafayette On Saturday, April 15th, […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: The Love For Jazz Continues

Jazz will consist of special events offering multiple venues and multiple styles of jazz for everyone.  Plenty to enjoy! Highlights Rishon Odel Northington and The Fifth Element, Saturday, February 18 at 8 pm and 10 pm at the Historic Colored Musicians Club Rishon Odel Northington, one of our most prolific bassists and artists (Rishon Odel […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: Experience Jazz In New Places

This summer proved to be one of the most abundant in jazz performances.  Now, with school buses in sight, school starting, and a new season of jazz moving indoors.   This weekend brings tributes, big bands, and more. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents The Midnight Blue Experience, Saturday, September 10th at Pausa Art House at 8 pm On […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: A Festive Time Of Jazz

Festival weekend will soon be upon us.  Not one but two festivals happen in the same weekend.  Both representing homecomings and paying tribute to the legacies who represent the rich history of jazz in Buffalo.    Highlights James Brandon Lewis, Friday, July 29th at the Colored Musicians Club Jazz Festival at 7 pm and 9 […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: The Splendid History Of Jazz

Jazz is rich in history and it will be celebrated this coming week.    Two of our most venerable organizations come together to revel in the music of jazz with an appreciative audience.  And, we get visitors from afar bringing a special blend of music. Highlights The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra brings jazz to the forefront in […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: The Big 3 And Big Bands Highlight Jazz In Town

Whether the make-up of jazz bands will be trios, quintets, ensembles, or big bands, there is fabulous jazz happening throughout greater Buffalo.  Bands that will feature some of the best jazz talents in WNY!  The 3 Tenors One of the fabulous events happening this weekend is The 3 Tenors.  The event is part of the […]

Read More…

Jazz In Town: The Creative Force Of New Music In Buffalo

Jazz is a creative force, which results not only in new music but also in refreshing arrangements of classic jazz tunes. This is what you will find in the JazzBuffalo community this weekend, week, and always. John Bacon And Chris Jentsch Project A collaboration that began in the 1990’s returns to the forefront of jazz […]

Read More…