JazzBuffalo Plans 10 Plus Concerts To Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day

Last April, JazzBuffalo and the jazz community in Buffalo became first-time participants in the annual April Is Jazz Appreciation Month celebration taking place across the United States.  Since 2002, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has been promoting this month-long celebration devoted to the American art form.  JazzBuffalo will host 10 concerts in conjunction with […]

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Jazz In Town: Saxophone Madness, Love Letters, Celebrating Women

A great start of the year with more jazz coming our way!  Please get out and support jazz and help keep the art form alive. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents NYC Saxophonist Dave Bixler, Saturday, March 10 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House Buffalo gets a special visit from NYC-based alto saxophonist David Bixler, who has performed […]

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Jazz In Town: Art of Jazz And More!

This past Thanksgiving week and weekend sure brought to Buffalo a level of world-class jazz that will rival many other cities in the country.  Truly a thankful blessing.  December will bring us more fabulous jazz throughout the month.  Highlights Art of Jazz Series: An Evening with Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan (Saturday, December 2nd at […]

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Jazz In Town: Saluting Our Veterans And More!

A bevy of more great jazz hits the Greater Buffalo region this week and beyond.  We will be celebrating Veterans Day, hearing world-class music, presenting interesting concepts, and supporting good causes. Highlights Fredtown Stompers, Thursday, November 8 at 7 pm at Carnegie Arts Center The hot traditional jazz band winning fans throughout the WNY regions […]

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Jazz In Town: Alto Madness Hits Buffalo!

This week, Buffalo gets a rare visit from a true jazz legend and icon, Richie Cole.  And, there is the annual MIA High School celebration as well.   Despite the gray and gloom of rain, the area will be bright with jazz! Highlights Jazz Legend Richie Cole, Saturday, October 28th at 8 pm at MusicalFare Theatre […]

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Jazz In Town: Pausing to Remember

We pause briefly to remember one of the legends of jazz in Buffalo jazz history – drummer Lou Marino.  Lou Marino passed away at the age of 80 years old.  Leaving behind a trail of impactful mentoring, memorable performances, many friends, and family.  A very humble man with a rich history who always had time […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Trane’s 91st Birthday!

The highlight of this week is the 91st Birthday Celebration of the late great jazz legend, John Coltrane.  Organized by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society and hosted by Burchfield Penney Museum, the 3-day festivities promises to be a special time.  (Get your glasses on – this edition of Jazz In Town is lengthy!) Highlight […]

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Jazz In Town: Experience Great Jazz!

(PLEASE NOTE: THE HOTEL HENRY JAZZ CONCERT SERIES CONCERT SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 13TH IS SOLD-OUT – ADMISSION IS BY TICKETS ONLY) Keeping jazz awareness prominent in the future means looking back at special moments in jazz.  There will be performances in the upcoming week that look at special music in jazz history. Also, take note […]

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Jazz In Town: Labor Day Jazz Weekend

The weekend of August 25 and 26 turned out to be quite the spectacular weekend!  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY is estimated to have had a record crowd and we were blessed with beautiful weather and great jazz music filling the air.  On an individual level and on an organizational level, JazzBuffalo was […]

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Jazz In Town: Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY Takes Center Stage!

The main event for this weekend is the long-awaited Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY!  The weather forecast looks magnificent and is sure to bring record crowds to the festival this year.  Highlights Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, Friday, August 25 at 5 pm and Saturday, August 26 at 12:30 pm The largest free […]

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