Jazz In Town: Enjoying Jazz Outdoors

So far, we are managing to follow guidelines and enjoy live jazz again.  Primarily outdoors.  It is a slippery slope for all of us so we must continue to follow social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.  More super jazz coming up so check it out! Featured Events POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN: DeeAnn DiMeo w/Cal Parmer, Rod […]

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14 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 16 – July 20)

Given the state of the country and the coronavirus pandemic, it appears that the online live streaming of jazz music is here to stay for a while. We will do our best to update and recommend jazz live streams to watch each week. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as […]

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July And August Lineup Announced For Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

With many cancellations taking place due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to come up with creative ways to enjoy jazz outdoors. One of those has been the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series taking place each Friday on the south side of the hotel grounds. The series is a result of the ongoing partnership […]

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Jazz At Home: Hot Summer Jazz In Swing

  First, all of us involved in making jazz available outdoors implore everyone to follow guidelines such as wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, and respecting social distancing.  It is only through these efforts we can continue and not suffer a set back during the midst of a pandemic.  So far so good.  Many […]

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12 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 9 – July 13)

Digital jazz live streams are falling into a weekly groove for jazz artists. Affording us a silver lining opportunity to discover new and fabulous jazz artistry across the country. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week and beyond, view on JazzBuffalo’s Upcoming Events. Here are […]

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James Brandon Lewis Voted Rising Star Winner In 2020 Downbeat Critic’s Poll

James Brandon Lewis, since leaving his hometown of Buffalo, has risen in the jazz world as an emerging saxophonist of note. Lewis is usually noted for his ability to reach into the past of influences by Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, and Ornette Coleman while crafting a unique improvisational sound that is modern and futuristic. In […]

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A Picturesque Start To The Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. When thinking about how to convey the start of the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Concert Series hosted by JazzBuffalo, this old adage comes to mind. Viewed from a distance and collectively from the Forest Avenue side of the Hotel Henry and the south lawn of Richardson-Olmsted […]

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Jazz At Home: Filling The Air With Jazz

(Photo Credit: Jack Zuff) We should not forget that we are still in the midst and throes of a devasting global pandemic.  New York State’s admirable turnaround has been well-received and enables reopening.  As we move to jazz outdoors, it should come with the constant reminder that we maintain physical distancing as well as mask-wearing […]

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12 Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 2 – July 5)

This week’s available jazz live streams fall over the July 4th holiday weekend. While there may not be as many live streams, there will be very good ones. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week and beyond, view on JazzBuffalo’s Upcoming Events. Here are 12 […]

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3 Outdoor Weekly Live Jazz Series To Enjoy This Pandemic Summer

As we enter Phase 4 of reopening here in New York State and WNY, there is hope for enjoying outdoor live jazz this summer. While indoors will be challenging with plenty of ambiguity on how to proceed, we are fortunate to have outdoor options. Options that include following guidelines related to social distancing and the […]

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