Jazz Legend Jimmy Heath Has Died At The Age Of 93

Jimmy Heath, the legendary jazz giant who performed with many of the historic names in jazz history, including greats such as John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis, has died. Heath’s grandson announced to NPR and other media outlets that Heath passed away from natural causes on Sunday morning at the age of […]

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Jazz In Town: Ladies At The Birth Of Bebop

Jazz shows up in many places and art forms.  A musical play is underway featuring jazz icons.  A movie appears out of nowhere.  A big band has a special guest.  And, more ahead.  Read on… Featured Events Ladies Swing The Blues Friday, September 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm |Recurring Event (See all) Paul Robeson Theater, 350 Masten […]

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Andrew Peruzzini Jazz Quintet

Suncliff on the Lake productions invite you to be a part of a very special evening of great music in the beautiful confines of SunCliff on the Lake Led by internationally acclaimed trumpeter Andrew Peruzzini and his hand-picked lineup of jazz masters, his quintet will pay tribute to the immortal Miles Davis album Kind of […]

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10 Albums Released In 1959 That Changed Jazz Forever

The year 1959 began with news that shook the world. On January 2, 1959, the Soviet Union rocketed the Lunik 1 space capsule into the sky. Awakening a new conscious in the world that included dual aspects of the promise of space travel and an increase threat from the Cold War. The year 1959 also […]

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Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sonny Rollins And Other Jazz Artists Highlight 2019 Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees

Each year, the GRAMMY® (The Recording Academy) selects twenty-five recordings comprised of singles and albums to induct into its growing Hall of Fame. This is the 46th year of the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame that now lists a total of 1,088 recordings. Recordings selected must be twenty-five years or older. This year, jazz is well […]

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7 New Historical Jazz Collections That Will Make Great Holiday Gifts

With the advent of digital music streaming, it may seem the idea of jazz collections and box sets may not be as popular as in years past.  However, this may be a special year.  With some holiday gift jazz collections ideas for the discriminating jazz lover who will cherish such possessions. What makes these great […]

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Jazz In Town: Saxophone Madness, Love Letters, Celebrating Women

A great start of the year with more jazz coming our way!  Please get out and support jazz and help keep the art form alive. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents NYC Saxophonist Dave Bixler, Saturday, March 10 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House Buffalo gets a special visit from NYC-based alto saxophonist David Bixler, who has performed […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Festivals In The Heart Of Buffalo!!

Jazz Festival Week in the heart of Buffalo begins this coming weekend starting on Sunday.  Gear up for a week-long fill of jazz.  Highlights Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival, Sunday, July 23rd at 2 pm The first of two Sundays of jazz (July 23rd and 30th) begins with a lineup of Love Supreme Ensemble, […]

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival July 23rd and July 30th Remembers Legends – Part 1

On two weekend Sundays in July (July 23rd and July 30th), Buffalo pays tribute to the legacy of the revered Pappy Martin, the legendary jazz artist.  Produced by Dawn Martin Berry-Walker, who is keeping the legacy of her father alive, the annual festival promises special performances this year.  The Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival […]

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Jazz In Town: Swing Into Jazz

Whether you are elated or depressed over the recent Presidential election results, music has a way of bridging the divide like no other means.  May all of us walk on the bridge we call jazz and enjoy the splendor of this great music that brings us together. Highlights The Hot Club Of Buffalo, Sunday, November […]

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