Winner 2019 American Pianists Award Emmet Cohen: “I was choking back tears.”

(The following appeared in the IndyStar in April 2019 shortly after Emmet Cohen won the 2019 American Pianists Award. The story is authored by Domenica Bongiovanni and the featured photos are by Mark Sheldon.) Emmet Cohen has won the 2019 American Pianists Awards, one of the world’s major jazz piano competitions. And that means a serious, up-and-coming […]

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Veronica Swift Talks About Jazz Vocalese And Her New Rock Opera About A Murdering Nun

Veronica Swift has nothing against melisma, the vocal technique in which a single syllable is stretched out and crammed with as many notes as the human larynx and lungs will allow. She just doesn’t do it. Instead, the 24-year-old singer, who will appear with the Emmet Cohen Trio at the Nichols Flickinger Performing Arts Center […]

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Where Is The Nichols Flickinger Performing Arts Center?

Since JazzBuffalo announced the upcoming concert featuring jazz vocalist Veronica Swift with the award-winning jazz pianist Emmet Cohen, as well as, the JazzBuffalo Premier Jazz Series to be held at the Nichols Flickinger Performing Arts Center, we received plenty of questions. Such questions as: Where is the Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center located? […]

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