The 2021 Grammy Nominations In Jazz Announced

The 2021 63rd Grammy Nominations were announced this week.  Including nominations in the Jazz Categories.  Nominating categories for jazz music includes categories for improvised jazz solo, jazz vocals, jazz instrumentals, jazz large ensemble, and Latin Jazz.  Nominations are reflective of recordings released between Oct. 1, 2019, and Aug. 31, 2020. The nominations include familiar names […]

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GRAMMY Museum To Celebrate Peggy Lee’s 100th Birthday With Panel Featuring Billie Eilish, k.d. lang & More Plus An Online Exhibit

(Peggy Lee fans will want to take note of this press release by the Grammy and the Grammy museum. A virtual exhibit celebrating Peggy Lee’s 100th birthday.) NATE HERTWECK / GRAMMYS MAY 20, 2020 The GRAMMY Museum announced Peggy Lee 100th Birthday Celebration, a special event including a panel discussion, birthday toast and virtual exhibit in honor of Peggy Lee‘s […]

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Jazz Pianist and 15-Time GRAMMY® Nominee, Fred Hersch, To Perform Daily Live Mini-Concerts

Fred Hersch is one of the most prominent pianists in jazz today. Receiving 15 GRAMMY® Nominations (7 for Best Album, 6 for Best Solo, 2 for Best Composition) over the course of his musical career. During our time of a national emergency and the COVID-19 public health crisis, Hersch is committing to providing daily mini-concerts […]

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Tierney Sutton To Be Interviewed By Host Heather Bambrick On Jazz FM 91

Tierney Sutton, the 9-time Grammy® Nominee jazz vocalist, will be interviewed on the popular The Heather Bambrick Show. The show, hosted by jazz vocalist Heather Bambrick, airs weekday mornings from 9 am EST to 1 pm EST on Jazz FM 91. The radio station, based out of Toronto, Canada, is one of the last remaining […]

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Jazz In Town: A Merry Jazzy Christmas To All!

A wonderful Latin Jazz Christmas, featuring Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, it was.  Many thanks to the fantastic audiences of Buffalo for attending and putting our city on the map as a must-stop for international jazz artists.  The word is spreading! We are getting close to Christmas in a few days and there is plenty of […]

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Jazz In Town: A Latin Jazz Christmas Comes To Buffalo

We are building upon old and new traditions this holiday season.  Where we find jazz music at the heart of Christmas and Holiday music being played throughout the region.   Refer to the article on “20 Plus Holiday Jazz Events” at the end of this edition of “Jazz In Town” to see all the holiday jazz […]

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Jazz In Town: Christmas and Holiday Jazz Begins!

Christmas and Holiday Jazz begins in earnest this week and weekend!  Plenty of jazz Christmas music to spread the cheer and joy of the holiday season throughout the region.  Be sure to check out the article you may have missed on 20 Plus Holiday Jazz Event – the link is below.  And, be sure to […]

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Jazz In Town: Giving Thanks For Jazz In Our Community

We have much to be thankful for!  In our jazz community of audiences, venues, and musicians we have seen a resurgence that has not been seen for many years.   Enriching the lives of many and helping to create a vibrant community we are proud to call home.  Happy Thanksgiving to all!  Here is an early […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz From The Heartland Visits Buffalo

This week Buffalo gets a uniquely special visit from the heartland as the Indiana-based jazz guitarist Charlie Ballantine makes a tour stop. Jazz fans of the music of Bill Frisell and John Scofield, who integrate elements of midwestern sounds, may be interested.  Be sure to read the article on his music below.  We also host our […]

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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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