SFJAZZ To Rebroadcast Four Tribute Concerts To Raise Funds For Wayne Shorter

SFJAZZ, the Bay Area venue and nonprofit dedicated to jazz performances, is set to live stream four Wayne Shorter tribute concerts from January 2019. The special live streams are intended to raise money for ongoing medical needs the jazz legend requires. The live streams will mark the first time these concerts have been broadcast and will feature […]

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International Jazz Day 2020 to Take Place Virtually; Global Concert Hosted by Herbie Hancock to Feature Performances by Artists Across the Globe

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 9th annual International Jazz Day worldwide celebration will transition to a virtual format for 2020 instead of taking place as previously planned in Cape Town, South Africa and other locations around the world on April 30th. International Jazz Day 2020 will take place online and be hosted by […]

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“Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes” Gets Wider Release

Blue Note Records is forever linked to many of the most important milestones in the history of jazz. Home to a roster of jazz artists who shaped the art of jazz that is now interwoven into the American story. The celebratory documentary, Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes, premiered in 2018 on the international film […]

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Watch The International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert

On the other side of the globe today, in Melbourne, Australia, the 2019 International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert took place. The annual day, recognizing the universal language of jazz to foster world peace, consisted of a star-studded lineup of jazz stars. Read the press release from International Jazz Day and then enjoy the global […]

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Herbie Hancock Night at Nietzsche’s!

Nietzsche’s Presents… The 5th Annual Herbie Hancock Night! Come celebrate Herbie’s 79th birthday with… The Truth Travelers: Featuring members of Intrepid Travelers & THE TRUTH Donny Frauenhofer – keys Ellen Pieroni – sax/flute Brian Calisto – guitar Adam Bronstein Music – guitar Sam Pavlovich – bass Jon Fohl – drums & Jon Lehning Band 9pm […]

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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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Tom Oren Wins First-Place In The 2018 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition

The annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition concluded on Monday, December 3rd.  The winner announced was pianist Tom Oren.  The 24 years old is from Tel Aviv, Israel and another in the progressively impressive jazz musicians coming out of Israel. Oren received the first prize at the Kennedy Center gala, which comes with a $25,000 […]

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Jazz In Town: An Abundance Of Jazz!

The abundance of outstanding jazz continues to evolve this year.  This coming week we will find new debuts and jazz performances throughout Greater Buffalo sure to please many.  Highlights 4th Annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, Thursday, February 22 at 9 pm at Nietzsche’s Nietzsche’s will present its fourth annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, a tradition […]

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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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April 30th Is International Jazz Day! Jazz Stars Perform In Worldwide Webcast.

In 2011, the UNESCO organization designated every April 30th worldwide as International Jazz Day. This year the worldwide webcast and concert took place in Osaka, Japan. The legendary Herbie Hancock serves as the ambassador of UNESCO for this special day and throughout the year. In addition, he is Master of Ceremony for the worldwide webcast. […]

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