Drea d’Nur Delivers A Praiseworthy Mosaic Of Musical Experiences

Drea d’Nur, the multi-talented soulstress from Buffalo, sees herself as more than just a concert performer.  Often exclaiming “I am not an entertainer; I am a master healer through music and sound.”  At the 710 Shea’s Theatre last night, d’Nur lived up to her proclamation as she unveiled new music and sound in her most […]

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Jazz In Town: The Spirit of Jazz Is Alive

As a community, we continue to experience jazz that may even rival what can be found in larger metropolitan areas.  It will continue through this winter and beyond with global and local jazz offerings to enjoy.  Read on… Featured Event Drea D’Nur In Concert with Special Guests: Curtis Lundy & Giveton Gelin Friday, February 7 […]

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Drea d’Nur To Perform CD Release Concert With Special Guests Curtis Lundy And Giveton Gelin February 7th

Drea d’Nur is a myriad of many things. A mother, a healer, a community organizer, a vocalist, a musician, a composer, and a mentor. To name just a few. Consistent in all is a voice of truth and love. Most especially, this voice is pursuant in her concert performances. In perhaps one of her most […]

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Dear Nina Collaboration Delivers A Moving Experience

(Photo credits: Jack Zuff) Do I move you?  A question asked by Drea D’Nur as we were well into the Dear Nina: A Sonic Love Letter To Nina Simone concert.  Drea was about to sing the bluesy Nina Simone song, Do I Move You, when she engaged the audience.  By that time, it was evident […]

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Dear Nina: A Sonic Love Letter to Nina Simone with Drea d’Nur and Strings by Rootstock Republic

Power, poise, and passion reign supreme in this pairing of voice and strings that celebrates the legendary canon of Nina Simone. Drea d’Nur (vocalist/pianist) is accompanied by 6-piece string ensemble Rootstock Republic: LIVE in this uniquely intimate and newly orchestrated songbook of Simone’s love songs, blues, and protest music. This program is presented by the […]

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9/11 Remembrance Concert Featuring Drea d’Nur Planned At Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, we remember the 18th anniversary of 9/11.  One of the darkest days in American history.  Marking this important date, JazzBuffalo and Drea d’Nur join together to host a Remembrance Concert that will honor the 2,983 men, women, and children who perished in the attacks at the World Trade Center, the […]

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Drea d’Nur Delivers Emotive Performance To Captivated Audience

A spectacular night of jazz took place at MusicalFare Theater Premier Cabaret Lounge as vocalist Drea d’Nur enraptured the audience. Braving the storm, a full capacity were treated to Drea’s magical tribute to Nina Simone, presented by JazzBuffalo. Backed by Toney Rhodes on piano, Jerry Livingston on bass, and Carl “Flute” Johnson on drums, the […]

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Jazz In Town: 3 Events And More Get Jazz Swinging

The 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll with votes received from readers and fans such as yourselves are pouring in.  A true indication that Greater Buffalo is leading the way nationally on making jazz and music a vital part of our arts and cultural community! One of our featured events is sold out but is worth mentioning.  […]

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Jazz In Town: 2 Events Add To A Great Start In 2019

While attending the Jazz Congress in New York City at the Jazz At Lincoln Center, I met many jazz artists and presenters from all over the world.  And, had the opportunity to listen to amazing panel discussions in two days.  The assembly of people dedicated to the art form is inspiring.   Buffalo is certainly gaining […]

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Jazz In Town: Excited For Jazz As We Begin 2019!

An exciting new year of jazz is ahead! The jazz resurgence will no doubt continue into 2019 as we see jazz music and its many variations become an integral part of Greater Buffalo’s arts and cultural scene.  An exciting time for the communities of both audiences and musicians as we continue to share in enriching […]

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