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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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation Month In Full Swing

April is jazz appreciation month.  A time to celebrate and appreciate the truly original American art form we call jazz.  This coming week will give us all plenty to appreciate as jazz events take place throughout the Greater Buffalo region. Highlight The Bad Plus With Joshua Redman Friday, April 22nd at 8 pm at Buffalo State […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Springs Ahead

Category:Wikipedia requested photographs of jazz musicians (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  Finally, spring is in the air.  The sounds of jazz can be heard throughout WNY. April marked the annual Jazz Appreciation Month.   However, jazz can be appreciated throughout WNY and Greater Buffalo all year round.  As we enter into spring full-swing, we are seeing a resurgence […]

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April Is Jazz Appreciation Month!

April is Jazz Appreciation Month April marks the annual month we celebrate appreciation for jazz.  Now, in its’ 14th year, the American History Museum and the Smithsonian Institute pays tribute to the American art form we call jazz. Celebrations are taking place throughout the country and Internationally throughout April.  Here, in our hometown of Buffalo, […]

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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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Jazz In Town: Emerging Star Cecile McLorin Salvant Performs For Art of Jazz Series

This coming Saturday, as part of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series, Cecile McLorin Salvant is set to perfrom.  She is a fast rising star in the jazz world and is being hailed for her vocal abilities likened to Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.  At the young age of 24, she is making […]

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April Is Jazz Appreciation Month!

This year marks the thirteenth anniversary of Jazz Appreciation Month held every April.  Since 2001, the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Insitution has fostered a movement to observe this great American art form. For 2014, the institution and JAM has designated this April’s theme as a celebration entitled Jazz Alchemy: A Love […]

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