Jazz in Town: The Joy of Jazz!

(Photo: Buffalo gets a visit this Friday from next-generation jazz star, Samara Joy, live at Seneca One!) Buffalo, as a destination where legends and next-generation jazz stars want to have on their tour stop to experience enthusiastic audiences we continue to build a reputation for, gets a very special visit this Friday.  Read on! Next-Generation […]

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Herbie Hancock Delivers Magical Historic Night of Jazz In Buffalo

The jazz legend, Herbie Hancock fulfills the wishes of many in the audience. The diverse audience of over 1800 strong leaped to its feet in thunderous applause and shouts. The mere sight of jazz legend Herbie Hancock and his regal-like entrance onto the stage evoked an emotional response. This was before a single note had […]

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Jazz in Town: A Pillar of Jazz Visits Buffalo!

(Photo: The jazz legend, Herbie Hancock, makes a momentous visit to Buffalo at Kleinhans Music Hall this Friday!) We have several momentous events happening in the next week or two.  Proving that our city, through the tremendous support of supporters and audiences like you, is becoming a bonafide jazz destination.  Simply put, major international jazz […]

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Herbie Hancock Gives Moving Performance of “Maiden Voyage” at the Funeral of Madeline Albright

Jazz musician and songwriter Herbie Hancock performed his song “Maiden Voyage” on April 27 at the funeral of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Hancock performed his 1965 classic between tributes to Albright from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Albright’s daughters, Anne, Alice, and Katharine. Albright died in March at the age of […]

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International Jazz Day 2022, April 30th, a Call for Global Peace and Unity

Global Concert from United Nations Headquarters in New York to be hosted by Herbie Hancock, features Marcus Miller, Gregory Porter, David Sanborn, Hiromi, Pedrito Martínez, Ravi Coltrane, José James, Terri Lyne Carrington, Linda Oh, Shemekia Copeland, Lizz Wright, and others Paris and New York––UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock announced the […]

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Jazz Legend, Herbie Hancock, to be Awarded, George Peabody Medal

Jazz legend, Herbie Hancock, a 14-time Grammy-winner, and advocate for using culture and the arts to advance peace will receive the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America.   The George Peabody Medal is the highest honor bestowed by the Peabody Institute and has been presented annually since 1980. “It is a true […]

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Celebrate “April Is Jazz Appreciation Month” With Special Concerts

In April of 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month was founded by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.  The annual celebration shines a light on the heritage and contributions of jazz to American History. This year, Jazz Appreciation Month will explore the cross-pollination of Afro-Caribbean music and jazz leading into the formation of Latin jazz. Since […]

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International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration to Take Place Worldwide, April 30, 2021

All-Star Global Concert Global Concert will be hosted by Michael Douglas and feature dozens of world-renowned artists including Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Andra Day, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John McLaughlin, Dianne Reeves and Joe Lovano Concert followed by two-hour retrospective PBS Special airing nationwide at 9/8c The 10th Anniversary of International Jazz Day, the world’s largest annual […]

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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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