My Cousin Toné Returns to Tappo Rooftop Patio for 9th Year of Fantastic JazzMondays

Gathering Under the Downtown Summer Sky As the summer sun sets over downtown, the vibrant sounds of jazz will fill the air again at Tappo Restaurant Rooftop Patio. This year […]

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Jazz In Town: Appreciating Gypsy Jazz

(Photo: Django Reinhardt is considered the father of gypsy jazz.  You can see and hear gypsy jazz this weekend as the Hot Club of Buffalo performs at Dinner Jazz at […]

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Jazz In Town: A Summer Tease

Drawing of Nina Simone who is the featured artist for Jazz Appreciation Month as well as for the annual Jazz Appreciation Month poster. What beautiful weather for this time of […]

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Jazz In Town: Renewal This Easter

It will be a quiet weekend for jazz music as we enter into Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday.  A time for reflection, rebirth, and renewal.  Certainly this year after one […]

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2020: A Year To Be Thankful For Those Who Helped Us Endure The Pandemic

(Photo Credit: Jack Zuff. French ConéXion at the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series.) The year 2020 will be remembered by all of us for a lifetime.  A year when time […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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