Jane Bunnett Describes Her Connection To Cuba On NPR

On Sunday, December 15 at 3 pm, Buffalo gets a special visit from the 3-time Grammy Nominee in Latin Jazz, Jane Bunnett and her all-Cuban females’ ensemble Maqueque. Jane Bunnett’s Maqueque concept began five years ago and has evolved into one of the premier Latin Jazz and Cuban Jazz ensembles today. Their previous release, Oddara, […]

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On Firm Ground With The Third Incarnation of Jane Bunnett And Maqueque

Jane Bunnett’s enduring Maqueque project has been bringing a fresh new sound to jazz and Latin Jazz alike.  Garnering award-winning recognition along the way.  The ensemble released their third album this past September with new original songs and the introduction of new members of Maqueque.  What is evident is that their sound continues to evolve.  […]

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Brad Leali with the Buffalo Jazz Collective Tentet

October 19th, 2019 at West Falls Center for the Arts 1863 Davis Rd, West Falls, NY 14170 PRE-CONCERT: 7PM PROGRAM: 7:30PM Our first concert weekend of the season will feature GRAMMY award-winning saxophonist, educator, and bandleader Brad Leali. Leali spent years as musical director for the Harry Connick Jr. Orchestra, as well as time with […]

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Brad Leali with the Buffalo Jazz Collective Tentet

October 18th, 2019 at Ciminelli Recital Hall (3rd Floor of Rockwell Hall), SUNY Buffalo State 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo NY 14222 PRE-CONCERT: 7PM | All City Jazz Ensemble PROGRAM: 7:30PM Our first concert weekend of the season will feature GRAMMY award-winning saxophonist, educator, and bandleader Brad Leali. Leali spent years as musical director for the […]

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Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sonny Rollins And Other Jazz Artists Highlight 2019 Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees

Each year, the GRAMMY® (The Recording Academy) selects twenty-five recordings comprised of singles and albums to induct into its growing Hall of Fame. This is the 46th year of the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame that now lists a total of 1,088 recordings. Recordings selected must be twenty-five years or older. This year, jazz is well […]

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2018 Grammy Winner Billy Childs to Perform at the Albright-Knox AOJ Series on March 18

The 2017–2018 Art of Jazz Series will present the first area headlining concert by pianist Billy Childs, fresh off his win for Best Jazz Instrumental Album at the 2018 Grammy Awards, with his quartet at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Sunday, March 18, at 3 pm. Series associate producer Tony Zambito will host a pre-concert […]

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JazzBuffalo Interview: Jon Lehning Goes Underground at Buffalo Iron Works February 15

When it comes to taking on ambitious works of jazz, one Buffalo jazz musician is not shy about giving it a try.  Jon Lehning, a young and emerging jazz saxophonist, is accustomed to attempts at paying tribute to jazz that has influenced him significantly.  Whether it be Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea’s Elektric Band, Wayne Shorter, […]

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8-Time Grammy Nominee Tierney Sutton Performs June 24th

JazzBuffalo and MusicalFare Theatre to Host International Jazz Star  Tierney Sutton The Tierney Sutton Band will perform at MusicalFare Premier Cabaret Lounge on Saturday, June 24th at 8 pm.  The concert, presented by JazzBuffalo, brings the eight-time Grammy Nominated jazz vocalist to the stage at the intimate performing venue and lounge.  Tierney Sutton will perform […]

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