Jazz At Home: Celebrating Jazz Day

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Artemis, the modern-day all-women super-group featuring a septet of jazz giants: Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda (with bass), Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, music director Renee Rosnes, and Cécile McLorin Salvant..) The month of April ends, as it has the last […]

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Jazz At Home: Exploring Jazz In Many Ways

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Melba Liston.  Liston was one of the great trombonists and arrangers in jazz in the 1950s until her death in 1999.) Exploring jazz, while at home or at work, has become different.  In this week’s edition of the JazzBuffalo newsletter, you […]

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Jazz At Home: Settling In With Jazz

(Photo Credit: Tom Marcello  In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women in Jazz, a photo of Mary Osborne – guitar, Marian McPartland – piano, Lynn Milano – bass, Dottie Dodgion – drums, Vi Redd – saxophone) We are settling in with staying home.  New routines.  New habits.  New discoveries.  New home-schooling challenges.  New work-from-home […]

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Jazz At Home: Appreciate Jazz When Staying At Home

(Photo: pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Toshiko Akiyoshi) We are beginning to see some evidence that social distancing and staying at home is beginning to have a positive effect.  As painful as it may be for all of us, it is a commitment that takes perseverance.  Certainly not easy!  Think of others – your loved […]

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Jazz Appreciation Month Celebrates Women In Jazz And Toshiko Akiyoshi

Each April, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has recognized and celebrated the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. Since 2001, the institution has encouraged us as a nation to partake in month-long mindful participation to appreciate the music we call jazz. Enjoying recordings, studying the music, and attending concert have all been part […]

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Celebrate “April Is Jazz Appreciation Month” And Nat King Cole

In April of 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month was founded by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.  The annual celebration shine a light on the heritage and contributions of jazz to American History. This year, Jazz Appreciation Month is focused on jazz beyond borders.  Recognizing how our truly American art form has been exported and […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival Announces Lineup Of Jazz Stars For 2018

The 17th annual Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, scheduled for August 24 and 25 of 2018, announced its jazz artist line-up at the Taste of Jazz Fundraiser on April 15th.  30 live performances are scheduled for the 2-day festival across 5 stages throughout the heart of Lewiston, NY.  Including featuring some of the top, as […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation and Hotel Henry Jazz Gets Underway

Each year, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History sponsors the celebration of April Is Jazz Appreciation Month.  Encouraging us all to get out and support, as well as, appreciate the true American original art form called jazz. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: My Cousin Tone’ at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series, Wednesday, April 11th at […]

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JazzBuffalo To Present International Jazz Group – Philippe Lemm Trio

To kick-off “April is Jazz Appreciation Month”, JazzBuffalo has invited one of the most exciting trios in jazz today to perform at Pausa Art House.  The group will perform on Saturday, March 31st at 8 pm and will feature group leader and drummer Philippe Lemm along with pianist Angelo Di Loreto and bassist Jeff Koch.  […]

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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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