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 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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JazzBuffalo Livestream: The DUO+ Happening at 7 PM

Welcome to our first JazzBuffalo Livestream! Although we are hunkered down and exercising social distancing, we will find creative ways to experience music. Music is an important source of comfort and allows us to connect as a community. Our first performers are The DUO+ featuring Donny Frauenhofer on keyboards and Ellen Pieroni on saxophone. You […]

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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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Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins Delivers A Celestial Experience

I sat in one of the back pews of the Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church for the Celestial Jazz Series being presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective. A confession that the social distancing recommendations due to the coronavirus and the anxiety we are all feeling hung over me like a dark cloud. The […]

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Live Jazz In Buffalo 3/13-3/15

Despite the number of cancellations for large events of over 250 people to support our civic duty to address the public health crisis, there is plenty of live jazz happening in Buffalo this weekend! Be sure to always check out Upcoming Jazz on JazzBuffalo.org. Get the latest on live jazz in Buffalo! Support our jazz […]

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Jazz In Town: Trying Times in Jazz

We will most likely remember this week for a long time.  The passing of McCoy Tyner and the coronavirus shaking the foundation of jazz.  The list of cancellations across the country in the cultural world due to coronavirus related concerns is staggering.  The Buffalo area is affected as well as we saw with the cancellation […]

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