Roberta Gambarini’s Limited Edition Album, “Dedications”, Honors Ella Fitgerald, Sarah Vaughn, and Carmen McRae

This past spring, Roberta Gambarini embarked on a tour throughout Japan.  A country that has fallen in love with the jazz vocalist from Turin, Italy.  The tour was dedicated to Michiko Hirayama, Gambarini’s vocal teacher for 20 years.  Hirayama was a legendary soprano in the world of classical music and beyond.  Before leaving for Japan, […]

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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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Jazz In Town: 5 Featured Events Highlight Jazz Celebrations

Although the temperatures have not reflected it, spring is definitely in the air.  Bringing with it a blossoming of jazz that is downright incredible this spring.  Look for a special SAVE THE DATE announcement below!  There is a lot blooming here – read on… Featured Events The Jazz Side Of Jony James Friday, April 5 […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Lineup For Four Stages

At the Taste of Jazz Fundraiser taking place on sunday, March 31st, the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY announces its lineup of local and regional performers for its 2019 and 17th Annual Jazz Festival.  Recently, the festival announced its lineup for the Main Headliner Stage to include Monty Alexander Harlem-Kingston Express, Roberta Gambarini, […]

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Ralph Fava To Be Honored At 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival In Historic Lewiston, NY

In honor of one of the Greater Buffalo/Niagara’s beloved jazz contributors in the last few decades, the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY will honor jazz guitarist Ralph Fava.  Fava, founder of the Lockport Music Center and first-call guitarist for many celebrity performers who performed in the area, died in October of 2018 after […]

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Jazz In Town: 3 Special Visits Plus More Great Jazz News!

This weekend, the area gets special jazz visitors in E.S.P. Jazz Quartet, Derrick Gardner, and Pat Metheny.  No question, Buffalo is becoming a must-stop along the way for many jazz tours.  And, keep supporting the largest free jazz festival in the region, the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY! Featured Events Donny Frauenhofer Acoustic|Electric […]

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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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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Composers In Jazz

The spotlight will be on composers in jazz this weekend and next week.  A variety of composers from all styles.  Check out the events happening this weekend into next week! Featured Events Joyce Carolyn in Concert Thursday, March 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth StreetBuffalo, NY 14201 United States + Google Map $8 – $10 Ms. […]

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