Reflections On A 2018 Pivotal Year For Jazz In Buffalo

2018 marked a pivotal year in the history of jazz in Buffalo.  We are seeing a pronounced jazz resurgence unlike any seen in quite a few decades.  The most encouraging aspects of the resurgence are this – the expansive breadth and depth of jazz are becoming an integral element of the Buffalo Arts and Cultural […]

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Jazz In Town: The Start Of A New Jazz Year

It is the start of another new year and we hope for more great jazz in 2018.  The weekend will be downright frigid according to weather forecasts.  A light week of music is ahead.  However, jazz will help to warm up the spirits. Jazz And Beyond To Start The Year On Thursday, January 4th at […]

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Jazz In Town: At Midnight Blue An Extra Hour Of Jazz!

We enter the final two months of 2017 in what has been a tremendous year of jazz so far.  With more great jazz to come in these final two months – including an extra hour as we set back the clocks one-hour this weekend.  Now is the time to start thinking about nominations for the […]

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Jazz In Town: Ambassadors Of Jazz Visit Buffalo

Buffalo gets a visit this weekend from one of the top ambassadors of jazz – Wynton Marsalis.  And, from notable ambassadors such as Wycliffe Gordon and in the free jazz world – Charles Gayle.  There is plenty of jazz in the area this week and beyond. Highlights Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis, […]

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Jazz In Town: A Month Of Appreciation Ends With International Jazz Day Celebration!

We have been celebrating April is Jazz Appreciation Month and now enter the final week.  And, what a week it will be!  A host of fantastic jazz culminates with the International Jazz Day Celebration and extends to May 1st with jazz from Montreal.  A great month of appreciating jazz!  And, as you will see, we […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Meets Theater

Jazz will be light as we head into Super Bowl weekend.    Yet, there will be unique opportunities to catch jazz this weekend.  Even as part of theater! Highlight For Peace Quartet, Saturday, February 4th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House This inventive group, led by jazz guitarist, composer, and arranger Rick Strauss will feature […]

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Jazz In Town: A Full Slate Of Jazz

The final weekend of January ends with a full slate of jazz.  From a variety of different groups and styles.  Take advantage of the January thaw and enjoy.     Highlights JazzBuffalo presents: Sky Dive – Freddie Hubbard The CTI Years, Friday, January 27 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House This 2nd-time only special event […]

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Jazz In Town: Ring In The New Year!

The final week of 2016 ends.  But, we will not lose fond memories of a fantastic year for jazz in Greater Buffalo.  New Year’s celebrations will take place and for many of us, we look ahead to more stellar jazz in 2017. Ring in the New Year The Phil Sims Jazz Quartet with Katy Miner, […]

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Jazz In Town: Enjoying A Merry Christmas With Jazz

Music brings fond memories and special meaning the holidays.  Jazz has increasingly become part of the Christmas holidays.  Bringing enjoyment to many.  JazzBuffalo wishes all a very Merry Christmas and a jazzy joyous holiday time! Highlight Bobby Militello Quartet, Thursday, December 22nd at 8 pm at Pausa Art House The Bobby Militello Quartet returns to […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Gets In The Groove!

Jazz this week travels the spectrum from experimental improvising on one end to the toe-tapping groove sound of organ-infused jazz.  And, you can find high quality jazz throughout the Greater Buffalo area.  Highlights Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Saturday, October 29th at 7:30pm at Albright-Knox Art Gallery Alto saxophonist Steve Coleman has garnered recognition as […]

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