Jazz Happy Hour w/ The Jacob Jay/Dalton Sharp Quintet

The Jacob Jay/Dalton Sharp Quintet at Nietzsche’s The Jacob Jay/Dalton Sharp Quintet enjoys performing a collection of original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards around the Western New York area. Past performances include the Colored Musicians Club Jazz Festival, the Northwest Jazz Festival, the Nietzsche’s Jazz Festival, the Buffalo Infringement Festival, Babeville’s 9th Ward and […]

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Jazz Happy Hour w/ The Duo+

The Duo+ Ellen Pieroni sax / Donny Frauenhofer keys Together, the two front a jazz collective that reflects a musical maturity past their years and pushes the conversational nature of improvisation further into a deep and more personal level. Bringing a large repertoire of modernized standards, original music, and re-imagined classics, The Duo+ creates music […]

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Nietzsche’s Fourth-Annual JazzFest Returns May 8-12.

Nietzsche’s JazzFest began modestly four years ago. Now the festival has grown into a grassroots 5-day jazz festival at the local Allen-street live music dive. The festival emphasizes local, original jazz music, being created right here in Buffalo, NY. Offering jazz in the unpretentious setting of Nietzsche’s with an affordable cover charge. The lineup for […]

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Jazz Happy Hour w/ Curtis Lovell

Curtis Lovell If you were to take a hefty amount of artistic integrity, natural talent, creativity, consistency, family support and influence, and sheer determination, put all of it into a pot, and stir, you’d come out with a combination that embodies the art of Curtis Lovell. Curtis Lovell is an artist born and raised in […]

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Jazz Happy Hour w/ Kristen Smigielski

Kristen Smigielski Music Kristen Smigielski is a vocalist currently based in Buffalo, NY. She sings a diverse range of music, from Jazz and Pop, to Classical and Contemporary. She completed her Master of Music in Voice Performance from the University at Buffalo, having received both the Baird and Opera Scholarships. Additionally, she studied choir conducting, […]

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Jazz Happy Hour w/ Alex McArthur Trio

Alex McArthur Recent winner of the “JazzBuffalo Female Jazz Vocalist of 2018”, Alex is an active jazz & funk vocalist in the Buffalo region. She loves putting her own twist on classic jazz standards, pop, & R&B tunes with a unique, sultry flavor that audiences of all ages can enjoy. She will be joined by […]

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Herbie Hancock Night at Nietzsche’s!

Nietzsche’s Presents… The 5th Annual Herbie Hancock Night! Come celebrate Herbie’s 79th birthday with… The Truth Travelers: Featuring members of Intrepid Travelers & THE TRUTH Donny Frauenhofer – keys Ellen Pieroni – sax/flute Brian Calisto – guitar Adam Bronstein Music – guitar Sam Pavlovich – bass Jon Fohl – drums & Jon Lehning Band 9pm […]

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