12 Plus Global Jazz Live Stream To Watch This Weekend (May 28 – June 1)

The prospect of reopening is something to be positive about. Yet, we still face the reality that returning to houses packed with jazz audiences for jazz concerts is a long way off. The silver lining is we continue to see, however slight, improvements in live streams. More exceptional jazz is appearing online. This week, Smalls […]

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Jazz At Home: Memorial Day Jazz Weekend

(Photo: A photo of Major Glen Miller and the U.S. Army Air Forces Big Band from the National WWII Museum.) We have reached Memorial Day weekend after enduring two months of #stayathome and NYS PAUSE guidelines.  It will be a different holiday weekend this time around.  The one thing that does not change is giving […]

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15 Global Jazz Live Stream Picks To Watch This Memorial Day Weekend (May 21 – May 25)

It is hard to believe Memorial Day Weekend is here. The past two months have made time and place feel different. Many of us are turning to jazz and other art forms to help pass the time. More exceptional jazz is appearing online. The quality is improving and more are dipping their toe into presenting […]

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Jazz At Home: Rallying To Keep Jazz Alive

(Photo: Today is the birthday of Jay Beckenstein who co-founded Spyro Gyra and has had a long-term association as a saxophonist, composer, and arranger.) This past week, we are beginning to see a rallying cry amongst the jazz and performing arts communities.  New organizations and associations formed.  To show support, JazzBuffalo is conducting a brief […]

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12 Global Jazz Live Stream Picks To Watch This Weekend (May 14 – May 18)

The trend to utilize live streaming as a substitute for in-person jazz concerts continues unabated. For some jazz fans, it has opened up a whole new world of jazz artists they may not have had exposure to before. For artists, they are building up a new fan base. Notable venues are now dipping their toes […]

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JazzBuffalo Takeout Music: Donny Frauenhofer Makes Music Videos Via Pandemic Collabs

Since the middle of March, when the entire jazz and music scene shut down, there has been one individual not sitting idle. Donny Frauenhofer, one of our rising stars and leaders in the community, began Thursday Evening and JazzBrunch Sundays with his partner, Ellen Pieroni. Ellen is another rising star jazz musician and community leader […]

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Jazz At Home: Mother’s Day Celebrated With Jazz

We celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend and give thanks to all the Moms out there who find themselves providing extraordinary special care in these times of uncertainty.  This weekend is a good time to give them ample time and room to enjoy the sounds of jazz as they are celebrated.  There is an abundance of […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (May 7 – May 11)

In the jazz world, it looks like live streams are here to stay for a while. Ebbing and flowing in numbers weekly, we are seeing a significant number of live streams by jazz artists each week as they try to stay connected. Read the JazzBuffalo article Jazz Live Streams Explodes Amid COVID-19 for more perspective […]

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Jazz At Home: Celebrating Jazz Day

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Artemis, the modern-day all-women super-group featuring a septet of jazz giants: Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda (with bass), Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, music director Renee Rosnes, and Cécile McLorin Salvant..) The month of April ends, as it has the last […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (April 30-May 4)

Today, April 30th, we celebrate International Jazz Day around the world. The annual Global Concert, originally scheduled for Cape Town, South Africa, is now a virtual event hosted by Herbie Hancock. You will find more details available plus additional jazz live streams favorite picks for this weekend. For the full listing of jazz live streams […]

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