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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Ethan Iverson Talks Communal Jazz In An Exclusive JazzBuffalo Interview

(This past week, Art of Jazz producer, Bruce Eaton, caught up with jazz pianist Ethan Iverson for this exclusive JazzBuffalo interview.) On Sunday, March 15th the Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic Series will present pianist Ethan Iverson and melodic trumpet master Tom Harrell – two of modern jazz’s leading lights – in a special […]

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JazzBuffalo Interview: Saranaide’s Break Out Year Continues With New Single Release

Sara Rodriguez, who goes by the name Saranaide when performing, is having a break-out year in Buffalo.  She had a sold-out capacity show at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series where she featured her love for Bossa Nova.  Nearly 250 people, some dancing, gained a further appreciation for this multi-talented artist.  Saranaide followed up with […]

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JazzBuffalo Interviews Poll Winner For Jazz Artist Of The Year, Ed Croft

Ed Croft, the prolific bassist, was announced as this year’s winner of the John Hunt Jazz Artist of the Year award in the 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  With over 2300 votes submitted by the Greater Buffalo community, the award is a recognition of Ed’s excellence in jazz performances and the impact of his contributions to […]

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