Art Meets Jazz Takes On Special Meaning For Darryl Washington And Gerald Seals Thursday, October 18

Grover Washington, Jr.

On Thursday, October 18th from 7 pm to 9 pm Art Meets Real-Life Jazz at the Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz exhibition taken place at Expo68 Art & Design Gallery.   Gerald Seal, one of the areas prolific artists, chose as one of his jazz subjects to paint a historic jazz artist from Buffalo – Grover Washington, Jr. […]

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Community Pride Takes Place At Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz

Over a three-hour period, a steady flow of people poured into the Expo68 Art & Design Gallery on Saturday, October 6 to view magnificent art inspired by jazz.  Eleven prominent Greater Buffalo artists drew inspiration from the music of jazz, as well as, personalities in jazz.  The gathering and exhibition sparked a welcomed spontaneous feeling […]

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A Special Day At JazzBrunch Sundays With Sax Giant Jerry Weldon

Jerry Weldon, JazzBuffalo

The weather was hot and muggy.  Nevertheless, that did not stop a thriving audience at the JazzBrunch Sundays at Terrace at Delaware Park from enjoying the superlative musicianship of one of today’s jazz sax masters, Jerry Weldon.  Weldon picked up right where he left off the night before at Pausa Art House – as part […]

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Jerry Weldon And Friends Deliver Knock Out Concert!

Jerry Weldon, JazzBuffalo

Last night, Buffalo got to know the sax giant from New York City, Jerry Weldon.  If they did not know him before then, they sure do now!  Weldon led his friends Carmen Intorre, Jr. on drums, Dino Losito on organ, and myself on percussion through a tour-de-force performance on the tenor saxophone at Pausa Art House. […]

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Buffalo Jazz Guitarist Greg Millar Recalls Performing With Legends Charles Earland And Lee Morgan

Greg Millar

Greg Millar To Lead “A Tribute To The Mighty Burner, Charles Earland” Organist Charles Earland, who died in December of 1999, was called The Mighty Burner for his prolific, high energy, groove style of playing the Hammond B3 organ. He lit up the jazz world in the 1970’s and 1980’s and put the sounds of […]

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John Bacon, Jr. Keeps Jazz Current!

John Bacon, Jr., the 2015 JazzBuffalo Jazz Artist of the Year, brought together a collection of young jazz talents to Pausa Art House last night.  Performing original compositions and arrangements that displayed far more than his superb drumming.  What we all were able to see is John Bacon, Jr. in the context of a leader […]

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Jazz Vocalist Diane Taber’s New Album Has Buffalo Connection

Jazz vocalist Diane Taber is no stranger to Buffalo.  Although Diane now resides in Ohio, she continues strengthening her strong ties to the Buffalo Community.  Diane has deep roots to her hometown and is a graduate of Lafayette High School and State University College at Buffalo.   Diane has been performing since the young age of […]

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