Jazz In Town: Jazz Festival Season Gets Underway

The outdoors have quickly become the focus of where jazz is happening in Buffalo and beyond.  This weekend, marks the beginning of the two consecutive Sundays celebrating the 24th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival with local and international jazz artists.  Read on… Featured Events DeeAnn Dimeo Tompkins at Jazz at Chandlerville Thursday, July […]

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Monty Alexander To Release New Album Dedicated To The Music Of Thelonious Monk August 23rd

On August 23rd of this year, Monty Alexander will release a major new project and album dedicated to the music of Thelonious Monk.  Entitled “WAREIKA HILL – RASTAMONK VIBRATIONS”, the project represents a lifetime of inspiration and appreciation for the music of Thelonious Monk on the part of Monty Alexander.  The album, several years in […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz In The Streets!

This week and weekend, we celebrate jazz as a vibrant part of the community.  As summer gets into full swing, music of all types, including jazz, are filling the skies with majestic sounds.   Of significance is Jazz at Chandlerville begins as another community-oriented endeavor by JazzBuffalo.  Read on… Featured Events The Brass Machine Kick-Off Jazz […]

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Annual Northwest Jazz Festival “Taste Of Jazz” Fundraiser To Be Held Sunday, March 31

The Main Stage headliners for the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY were recently announced.  Most notably, the festival will welcome the legendary Monty Alexander and his Harlem-Kingston Express band to the festival.  Read more about the exciting Main Stage Headliners in this recent article here: Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY Announces Main Stage Headliners for 2019

The Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY announces the lineup of Main Stage Headliner performers for 2019.    The Jazz Festival, scheduled on Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th will present top international and North American jazz artists including Monty Alexander, Roberta Gambarini, Mike Jones, Carol Welsman, Nicki Parrot, Aimée Allen, and Lucia Jackson. […]

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Jazz In Town: Monty Alexander And A Brassy Week Ahead!

The youth movement in jazz in Greater Buffalo will show up in numerous ways over the course of this week.  And, it is fabulous to see the exploration of jazz music – infused with contemporary and traditional concepts – by our young talented rising stars.  It is through them that we keep jazz alive! Thank […]

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Jazz Icon Monty Alexander To Appear At Albright-Knox Art Of Jazz Series January 28

If you have been reading JazzBuffalo the past few weeks, you know that a very special concert will be taking place on Sunday, January 28th.   The 2017–2018 Art of Jazz Series will present legendary jazz pianist Monty Alexander with his trio at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Sunday, January 28, at 3 pm. Series producer […]

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Jazz In Town: Quintet, Orkestra, Band

After the coldest weather in a very long time, look for jazz to begin to heat up in the area.  We move on from the holidays into what will be an exciting year of jazz.    Highlights The Beatles Jazz Quintet w/Mark Marinaccio, Thursday, January 11 at 7 pm at Pausa Art House Jazz and […]

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Jazz In Town: Singing In The New Year!

We will be ringing in the New Year with frigid temperatures this year.  However, jazz will warm our spirits.  And, we will be launching the 2017 JazzBuffalo Poll.  Giving us all a chance to look back on a fantastic year in jazz.  Jazz And Beyond To End The Year On Thursday, December 28 at 7 […]

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Jazz In Town: A Very Merry Jazzy Christmas

Christmas highlights this coming weekend.  A special time of family and friends enjoying the Christmas and holiday spirit.  Jazz will be filling up our hearts and soul just before and after.   Highlight JazzBuffalo Presents Jazz for the Holidays with TrioPAYAZZO on Friday, December 22 at 8 pm at the Revolution Gallery on 1419 Hertel […]

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