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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Doug “Trigger” Gaston Pays Tribute to Red Garland In Concert Presented By JazzBuffalo

On Saturday, October 1st at 8 pm, one of the area’s most prolific jazz pianist will be making his debut at Pausa Art House.  JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, presents jazz pianist Douglas “Trigger” Gaston in a tribute to Red Garland. Gaston is a pillar in the local and national jazz community as a performer, […]

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Jazz In Town: Anything Goes With Big Bands And Jazz!

Jazz continues to be prominent in the heat of the summer.  You will find big bands and organized jazz.  Jazz can be found indoors and outdoors just about every night of the week!    Highlights The Devin Kelly Organ Trio, Sunday, August 21st at 6 pm at 189 Public House For this JazzBuffalo / 189 […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation Continues To Grow In WNY

As we enter the final week of jazz appreciation month, there is more jazz to make this month of April quite memorable.  The month culminates on April 30th with the celebration of International Jazz Day.  The level of jazz appreciation continues to grow throughout the region and it will continue to grow. Highlight Star People […]

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Jazz In Town: Heating Up The City With Jazz

It may be a light week of jazz but there is always good jazz to find.
Highlights
Star people 1On Thursday, March 3rd beginning at 8 pm, Star People – The Miles Davis Project returns to Pausa Art House. Led by pianist and arranger George Caldwell, the band continues to explore the music of Miles Davis and the resulting influences. Look for the stellar troupe of players Bobby Militello on alto sax, Tim Clarke on trumpet, John Bacon Jr. on drums, and others as this legend of jazz is explored.
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