Scozzaro/Goehle/Kelly present “The Trio Music of Sonny Rollins”

A collaboration between Buffalo saxophonist Elliot Scozzaro, bassist Joe Goehle and drummer Devin Kelly, the trio will present a highly curated selection of songs written and/or recorded by legendary saxophone icon Sonny Rollins. Mr. Rollins became an early champion of the “chord-less trio” format beginning in the mid to late 1950’s, recording several seminal trio […]

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Jazz At Home: Live Streaming Takes Over

The daily news is disconcerting and can cause us all to experience anxiety.  Jazz is feeling the pain of loss as we have notices of deaths due to COVID-19.  A time, though, for all of us to be joined by a cause to save lives.  The imperative to stay home has never meant more than […]

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Jazz In Town: Discovering New Ways To Enjoy Jazz

The effort in our community and state to stay at home continues to be of the highest priority.  We are entering a difficult period of weeks ahead whereby COVIC-19 will put enormous stress on our healthcare system and our daily lives.  Through perseverance, faith, and grace we will endure through the crisis. In the safety […]

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How Jazz Artists In Buffalo Are Coping During The COVID-19 Pandemic

For many jazz musicians in the Greater Buffalo region, the sudden halt to independently performing has meant loss on many levels. Loss of “gig” income has been the hardest to experience. But also the loss of performing in an ensemble setting, camaraderie with band members, and the improvisational experience integral to jazz. Many jazz events […]

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Carina And The Six String Preacher Release New Song And Video

Carina and the Six String Preacher have been entertaining the Greater Buffalo region and beyond since 2013. Carving out a unique space in the hearts and minds of their growing fan base. Their music, a signature blend described as jazz noir, is a modern twist on multiple styles. Blending pop and jazz into a versatile […]

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Jazz Pianist and 15-Time GRAMMY® Nominee, Fred Hersch, To Perform Daily Live Mini-Concerts

Fred Hersch is one of the most prominent pianists in jazz today. Receiving 15 GRAMMY® Nominations (7 for Best Album, 6 for Best Solo, 2 for Best Composition) over the course of his musical career. During our time of a national emergency and the COVID-19 public health crisis, Hersch is committing to providing daily mini-concerts […]

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Jazz Vocalist Carol Welsman To Live Stream Solo Concert March 21st at 3:30 pm EDT

Carol Welsman

The vibrant and award-winning jazz vocalist, Carol Welsman, will live stream a solo concert today (Saturday, March 21) beginning at 3:30 pm EDT (12:30 pm PDT) from her Los Angelas based home. Welsman is no stranger to the Greater Buffalo and Greater Toronto regions. Winning over a devoted fan base through 12 CD releases and […]

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The Only Thing That Matters, Right Now: Stay Home

As we watch the latest announcement by Governor Cuomo regarding a 100% reduction in workforce statewide due to COVID19, we are most likely in a state of shock and astonishment. The mandate calls for all non-essential workers to stay home. We have been hit by a barrage of new terms on how to conduct our […]

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Jazz In Town: A New Normal Takes Hold

One week later, we are living in a new normal that none of us welcome.  However, our civic duty calls for us to make sacrifices for the good of our society.  Right down to the local level, we all must engage in doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID19. As this is written […]

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Jazz Events Upended As Jazz Stays Home

Updates From JazzBuffalo On Postponements And More To say our lives have been upended or turned upside down is not descriptive enough for what we are all experiencing.   Heeding to dire calls, we have had to slam the brakes on social gatherings in order to follow local, state, and federal guidelines to combat the spread […]

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