On This Day In Jazz: Horace Silver “Silver’s Serenade” Released In 1963

On this day in 1963, the great modal-style jazz pianist, Horace Silver, released a signature song for the ages. “Silver’s Serenade” was released on Blue Note Records and is forever identified as a Horace Silver anthem song. The song featured Horace Silver – Piano, Blue Mitchell – Trumpet, Junior Cook – Tenor Sax, Gene Taylor […]

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Benny Green Releases “Then And Now” Featuring Veronica Swift And It Is A Beauty

For many of us in the WNY Region, a most memorable highlight of the year was the riveting performance of the Benny Green Trio featuring jazz vocalist Veronica Swift at the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY this past August.  A delightful concert that showcased the hard-swinging style of Benny Green.   And, the beyond-her-years vocal prowess […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Jazz, Causes, and People!

JazzBuffalo, Ralph Fava

  As the weather heats up, so is jazz heating up in the JazzBuffalo community and the Greater Buffalo area.  Fantastic events will be available in May and all summer long! This coming week we take time to help the cause of fighting cancer and celebrating Ralph Fava.  We also take time to remember one […]

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A JazzBuffalo Interview With Art Of Jazz Series Visitor Dave Douglas, Trumpeter Extraordinaire

On Saturday, November 7th at the Art Of Jazz Series held at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo gets a special visit from one of the premier jazz trumpeters in the world today. Dave Douglas is a prolific performer, composer, and educator carving out an entrepreneurial path in the music business. All the more impressive to […]

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