Northwest Jazz Festival In Lewiston, NY Is Reaching New Heights In 18th Year

The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY, celebrating its 18th year, will reach a significant milestone this year. The festival, taking place Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th, marks a year in which the Main Stage will feature six headlining performances by international jazz stars and artists. In addition, bring together, from […]

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Jazz In Town: Brazilian Summer Night

This weekend and next week more jazz continues around town.  On Wednesday, The Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series continues with a special night of celebrating Brazil and Bossa Nova.  And, a tribute Joao Giberto.   Read on… Featured Event Só Brasil Bossa Nova Featuring Saranaide and Friends at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series Wednesday, August […]

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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Frontier House Stage Brings Soulful Jazz To Audience

As the crowd of festival-goers navigates along Center Street, they are often stopping and hearing the music coming from the historic Frontier House porch. This year, the six groups performing will bring a blend of modern soulful jazz to the festival. Performers will include members of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, the originator of […]

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Lucia Jackson To Blend Dance And Jazz At 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival

Lucia Jackson, the emerging jazz vocalist and Alvin Ailey dancer (as well as multiple dance company guest appearances) will offer a unique blending of dance and jazz at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY. Arriving from New York City, Lucia Jackson, along with the highly regarded jazz guitarist Ron Jackson (her father) […]

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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival DiCamillo Courtyard Stage To Feature Six Guitar Duos Honoring Ralph Fava

In March of this year, the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY announced that the DiCamillo Courtyard will be dedicated to the memory of the late revered jazz guitarist Ralph Fava. Fava, founder of the Lockport Music Center, performed with such noted celebrities as Tommy Tedesco, Bobby Vinton, Debbie Reynolds, and Connie Francis.  Additionally, […]

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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Peace Garden Stage To Spotlight Contemporary Female Jazz Artists And Vocalists

In the Greater Buffalo and Niagara, we are fortunate to have a growing availability of female jazz artists and jazz vocalists to enjoy. Offering a variety of musical styles. The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival will present a line up of contemporary young female jazz artists and vocalists in the serene Peace Garden located off of […]

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Jazz In Town: Summer Jazz In Full Swing

Jazz, both indoors and outdoors continues this week, weekend, and into next week.  Plenty of jazz happening around the region!  Read on… Featured Events The Jazz of Mary Ramsey at Jazz at Chandlerville Thursday, August 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Thin Man Brewery, 166 Chandler StreetBuffalo, NY United States + Google Map Free Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, violin/violist Mary […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Festival Supreme This Weekend

This weekend is highlighted by two festivals taking place in the heart of downtown Buffalo.  The Historic Colored Musicians Club Queen City Jazz Festival and the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival.  Sunny skies and conducive weather appear to be in the forecast!  Read on… Featured Events The Queen City Jazz Festival at the Historic […]

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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Center Street Stage To Feature Diverse Line Up of Youth, Fusion, Crossover, and Straight-Ahead Jazz

After several years as the Rising Stars Stage, the stage at the opposite end of Center Street has been renamed Center Street Stage.  The name change is designed to reflect the changing diverse nature of jazz that exist in the region.  The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival will present a diverse line up of youth, fusion, […]

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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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