Jazz In Town: Jazz About To Spring

(Photo: Lazara Martinez reopens Pausa Art House this weekend with her own performance of Havana Loops.) Optimism continues to grow as vaccinations ramps up.  For many, however, live streams remain at their comfort level for experiencing music.  Others, eager to hear the sounds of live jazz, have the chance to return to Pausa Art House […]

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30 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch From March 4 – March 10)

(Photo: in this week’s listing, you can catch Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Thana Alexa presentation of “Ona.”) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. Fabulous choices this weekend of national jazz artists! We now will list live stream […]

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Ray Skalski Creates “Windy” Portrait Of Buddy Rich

We recently brought to you several portraits of jazz legends by jazz trombonist and artist Ray Skalski. As the pandemic continues, Ray continues to use art as a release from the lack of opportunities to perform jazz live. (Read more in our original story here: Portraits of Jazz Legends) Recently, Skalski centered on the legendary […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz On The Stage

This week, we highlight two of our musical theater and the BPO organizations that will be jazzing up their performances.  Check them out and support in our Where To Watch Local Jazz Live Streams portion of the newsletter.  And, there is a tremendous amount of jazz live streams happening on a national level also. Where […]

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Nat Hentoff’s Liner Notes – Hentoff on Mingus

(Photo: Charles Mingus with Nat Hentoff early 1960s) Nat Hentoff had many interests as a writer—both within and outside the music industry. He authored over 30 books as well as a myriad of articles for various magazines, newspapers and online sources. However, his 50+ year career as a writer of liner notes for records and […]

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30 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch From February 25 – March 3)

(Photo: jazz saxophonist and vocalist Camille Thurman will appear in two live streams this coming weekend and week.) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. Fabulous choices this weekend of national jazz artists! We now will show […]

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Jazz In Town: Saying Farewell To The Hotel Henry

(Photo: A typical packed night at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series.) This week, we were rocked by the news of the Hotel Henry closing operations.  A tremendous blow for the community.  JazzBuffalo will always be grateful for the fabulous partnership, which produced many memorable jazz concerts in the past few years.  Including the glimmer […]

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25 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (February 18 – February 22)

(Photo: jazz vibist Joe Locke will appear in a live stream releasing his newest album.) Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. Fabulous choices this weekend of national jazz artists! For the full listing of jazz live […]

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New Heritage Minutes Video Honors Canadian Jazz Legend, Oscar Peterson

Just across the border, there is a 30-year ongoing project that celebrates Canadian heritage and history. The Heritage Minutes collection is a bilingual Canadian legacy project comprised of 60-second short films, each depicting a significant person, event or story in Canadian history. They are produced by the non-for-profit organization, Historica Canada. First released in 1991, the Heritage Minutes have been […]

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Jazz Legend Chick Corea Has Died At The Age Of 79

The legendary pianist, keyboardist, arranger, and composer, Chick Corea has died at the age of 79. The cause of death is due to a rare form of cancer, according to his family. Corea passed on Tuesday, February 9th. Corea is considered one of the most important influences in jazz and jazz fusion. Having performed on […]

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