Benny Green Releases “Then And Now” Featuring Veronica Swift And It Is A Beauty

For many of us in the WNY Region, a most memorable highlight of the year was the riveting performance of the Benny Green Trio featuring jazz vocalist Veronica Swift at the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY this past August.  A delightful concert that showcased the hard-swinging style of Benny Green.   And, the beyond-her-years vocal prowess […]

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Veronica Swift and Benny Green Trio Deliver Outstanding Performance At Northwest Jazz Festival

When Veronica Swift announced that she and Benny Green were collaborating on a new CD to be released by early next year, she had the audience swooning with anticipation.  This pairing of the jazz pianist legend Benny Green with the emerging star Veronica Swift brought attendees to the Northwest Jazz Festival to their feet at […]

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Veronica Swift Fast-Rising Star To Land In Lewiston

Although Veronica Swift earned a bachelor’s degree in jazz vocal performance in 2016, the diploma seems like more of a footnote than a milestone on her impressive resume. Before graduating from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, the Charlottesville, Virginia, native had already taken second place (2015) in the influential Thelonious Monk Jazz […]

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Bill Charlap Is This Year’s Guest Artist For Legends Of Jazz Series At Williamsville East HS on May 19th!

Each year, the Legends of Jazz Series held at Williamsville East High School has brought exceptional jazz artists to conduct Masterclasses and to perform in concert as their Guest Artist.  This year is no exception.  The superlative jazz pianist Bill Charlap will be joining the school’s orchestra and jazz ensemble in concert, which will take place […]

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