Celebrate “April Is Jazz Appreciation Month” With Special Concerts

In April of 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month was founded by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.  The annual celebration shines a light on the heritage and contributions of jazz […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating International Jazz Day

(Photo: You can catch jazz vocalist DeeAnn DiMeo as part of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival International Jazz Day celebration on Frid, April 30th.) This Friday, April 30th, we celebrate […]

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International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration to Take Place Worldwide, April 30, 2021

All-Star Global Concert Global Concert will be hosted by Michael Douglas and feature dozens of world-renowned artists including Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Andra Day, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John McLaughlin, Dianne […]

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Jazz In Town: Waiting For The Warm Up

(Photo: You can catch drummer and vocalist Reggie Evans with his jazz-fusion band Decent Exposure next Wednesday.) As we look ahead to spring and summer (yes, I know there is […]

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Jazz In Town: Appreciating Gypsy Jazz

(Photo: Django Reinhardt is considered the father of gypsy jazz.  You can see and hear gypsy jazz this weekend as the Hot Club of Buffalo performs at Dinner Jazz at […]

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Jazz In Town: A Summer Tease

Drawing of Nina Simone who is the featured artist for Jazz Appreciation Month as well as for the annual Jazz Appreciation Month poster. What beautiful weather for this time of […]

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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 […]

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