The Hot Club Of Buffalo: A Gypsy Jazz Treasure

On Friday, April 21 at 7:30 pm at the Shea’s Smith Theatre in Downtown Buffalo, the legacy of Django Reinhardt will live on in a special way.  Buffalo’s premier gypsy jazz band, The Hot Club of Buffalo, will be celebrating the release of their first CD.  A project in the making for nearly five years […]

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Jazz In Town: Appreciating 100 Years And Women In Jazz

As we head towards Easter weekend, there will be jazz available throughout the area.  Remember- April is Jazz Appreciation Month – and plenty of outstanding jazz to appreciate!  Including 3 nights at Pausa Art House.  Highlights  Historic Colored Musicians Club Centennial Gala, Saturday, April 15 at 5:30 pm at Hotel Lafayette On Saturday, April 15th, […]

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Jazz In Town: Hidden Treasures Of Jazz

Remember this is Jazz Appreciation Month.  Affectionately know as JAM.    This coming week and beyond, there will an abundance of jazz to truly appreciate.  From avant-garde to fusion to mainstream, there is much to appreciate! Highlights  The Dave Schiavone/Joe Brancato Quartet, Saturday, April 8 at Pausa Art House JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, […]

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JazzBuffalo to Host Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day in April

April is Jazz Appreciation Month! 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 7 concerts in conjunction with Smithsonian National Museum of American History and UNESCO International Jazz Day. Each year, one iconic jazz legend is selected to be the figure […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation Month Begins!

In a few days, April will bring us a literal showering of jazz throughout the month.  Saturday, April 1 marks the beginning of celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month that will ultimately end with a celebration of International Jazz Day.  Highlights The Blue Note 8, Saturday, April 1 at Pausa Art House JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrate Women’s History Month With Jazz!

As March gets underway, we also take the time to celebrate Women’s History Month.  Women in jazz history are prolific and an important part of what jazz is today.  This coming April, Women in Jazz will also be a theme of the annual Jazz Appreciation Month. Highlights Ladies First Jazz Big Band, Women’s History Month Concert, […]

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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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