AfinaciĆ³n 2019

The annual showcase hosted by Friends if Hispanic Arts and sponsored by The Center For Global Engagement at D’Youville College will present talent from Buffalo and Rochester, NY. Offering a sensational night of Latin music, Afinación 2019 will feature performances by Saranaide, Son Borikua, and Padre y Hijo (feat. Luis Carrion). This event is FREE […]

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Jane Bunnett Describes Her Connection To Cuba On NPR

On Sunday, December 15 at 3 pm, Buffalo gets a special visit from the 3-time Grammy Nominee in Latin Jazz, Jane Bunnett and her all-Cuban females’ ensemble Maqueque. Jane Bunnett’s Maqueque concept began five years ago and has evolved into one of the premier Latin Jazz and Cuban Jazz ensembles today. Their previous release, Oddara, […]

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JazzBuffalo Interview: Saranaide’s Break Out Year Continues With New Single Release

Sara Rodriguez, who goes by the name Saranaide when performing, is having a break-out year in Buffalo.  She had a sold-out capacity show at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series where she featured her love for Bossa Nova.  Nearly 250 people, some dancing, gained a further appreciation for this multi-talented artist.  Saranaide followed up with […]

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Saranaide at The Tabernacle

Join Saranaide for an eclectic night of latin, soul, and Saranaide originals in one of Buffalo’s most unique settings. Come for the music, stay for the fun: Filming for Saranaide’s new single “La Vida Que Me Da” being released in November will begin promptly after the performance at 11 pm. […]

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Live At Je Ne Sais Quoi

We are back and ready to serve all of WNY and beyond…! Join us This Friday night for live music by Nelson Rivera y Somos La Gente… 730p… Live music featuring our outdoor patio, beer, wine and elegant dining… See you there… #JeNeSiasQuoiBuffalo #716Eats #716LiveMusic #716FineDining #TheSoundsof716 #716JazzMusic […]

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3 Times Grammy Nominee Jane Bunnett And Maqueque To Appear In Buffalo August 10 and 11

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque , JazzBuffalo

JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, presents 3-times Grammy Nominee Jane Bunnett and Maqueque for two shows! Jane Bunnett has won all the Canadian music awards that matter; she’s noted for creative integrity and improvisational daring; and she’s acclaimed for exploring Afro-Cuban melodies and championing the island-nation’s artists and rich musical heritage with her […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Yosvany Terry Quintet Performance Expands Boundaries Of Jazz

For Yosvany Terry and his quintet, it is quite possible they have to confront a labeling issue often.  That is, when concert promoters and reviewers bring up his being born in Cuba, it is bound to conjure up images of very Cuban folkloric infused jazz.  Or, the quintet can be referred to as the latest […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: In The Heights Tells The Story Of Us

(Note: While not necessarily a jazz review, the story and the music has strong connections to Latin Jazz) For many of us in Buffalo, we are connected to the story of immigrants.  No matter the continent our ancestors may have come from, in one way or another we’ve heard, as well as, experienced the struggles […]

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