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 and events came to a standstill.  Covid-19 manifesting into a full-fledge global pandemic beginning in March of 2020.  The worst since the infamous 1918 Spanish […]

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Jazz In Town: A Week Before Christmas Online

(Photo Credit:  We remember the late trumpeter, Roy Hargrove, who died November 2, 2018.) Normally, at this time of year, we would be making you aware of the live Christmas jazz around town.  It is hard to believe we are a week before Christmas.  There are several Christmas-themed jazz live-streams happening across the country so […]

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Jazz In Town: Live Streams Keep Jazz Alive

(Photo Credit:  Jeff Tracy photo of Ed Croft Trio recording Charlie Brown Christmas Jazz at Kenan Center. Live streams Friday, December 11 at 4 pm.) At the end of the year, we all find ourselves in what amounts to significant public health and economic crises.  We are all hopeful the forthcoming vaccines will mean the […]

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JazzBuffalo And MusicalFare Make Donation To Support Mental Health

JazzBuffalo and MusicalFare Theatre announce a donation is being made to the Mental Health Advocates of Erie County in the name of Angelo Di Loreto. A little over $1,300 was raised from the memorial jazz concert tribute to Angelo held on December 4. The memorial was live-streamed from the Premier Cabaret Lounge of MusicalFare Theatre. […]

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Heartfelt Tribute Captures Music and Beauty Of Angelo Di Loreto

As many of us know, trying to find the right words to say when remembering a loved one or a friend can be difficult.  We search for just the right words.  In hope, we can express loving thoughts.   In the memorial tribute to Angelo Di Loreto live-streamed on Friday, December 4th, Philippe Lemm, Jeff […]

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Memorial Jazz Concert To Remember Angelo Di Loreto And Shine Light On Mental Health Awareness

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis in the United States. The pandemic is exacerbating the crisis in so many ways. According to the Mental Health America organization, 60% of our youth suffering from depression received no mental health treatment in 2017-2018. With the pandemic, it believed this percentage is now drastically […]

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Jazz In Town: In Memory

(Photo:  Jazz pianist Adam Kromelow will be visiting Buffalo from New York City to perform for the Angelo Di Loreto Memorial Jazz Concert Live Stream Friday, December 4.) As the old saying goes: what a difference a year makes.  This is ever so true now during the holiday season.   A season that will undoubtedly be […]

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Jazz In Town: Happy Thanksgiving!

Despite the pandemic and a most difficult year for many, we have plenty to still be thankful for this year.  We were able to enjoy jazz outdoors and spend time safely with others.  We must again be vigilant in preventing the virus from infecting others. Our thoughts and prayers are with many who were impacted […]

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Saranaide Delivers A Magical Warm Breeze Of Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova is a unique genre associated with jazz. The music forever linked to the country of Brazil. There is a beat you can hear and feel. When you do hear it, you know it right away. A swaying samba that imbues subtle beauty. Subtle beauty is what we were treated to last night as […]

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Jazz In Town: Live Stream An Evening Of Bossa Nova

(Photo Credit: A photo of Saranaide by Alana Adetola Arts Photography, LLC who will be appearing in the Live From Premier Cabaret Lounge Live Stream Series this Friday.  The photo also appeared in this week’s Gusto of the Buffalo News.) Most, unfortunately, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit us hard here in WNY.  […]

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