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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JJA Jazz Awards Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to perform in ABKAG Art Of Jazz Series

The 18th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards for Music and Recording were announced on April 15th and they include some of the best known as well as upcoming jazz artists.  Included among this year’s winners are Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Terrence Blanchard, Gregory Porter, Christian McBride, and Buffalo native Dr. Lonnie Smith. The Buffalo […]

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