Pappy Martin Legacy – Masten Jazz Festival Brings Rising Stars and Jazz Legends To Buffalo

The 26th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy – Masten Jazz Festival will bring a notable roster of rising stars and jazz legends. Several are an integral part of modern jazz history. And some are seeing their stars ascending at an accelerated rate. The festival will welcome jazz luminaries Nat Reeves, Eddie Henderson, Curtis Lundy, Russell Malone, […]

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival Announces Go Ahead And Lineup For 2021

At their recent annual Membership renewal event, the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival announced plans to go ahead with its 2021 jazz festival.  The decision is based on the high vaccination rate, loosening of restriction, and the lowering of the COVID-19 positivity rate.  Dawn Berry-Walker, President of the Pappy Martin Jazz Collective, also announced […]

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Commemorative Videos Help Celebrate The 25th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy – Masten Jazz Festival

On Sunday, July 26, 2020, a small celebration marking the 25th annual Pappy Martin Legacy – Masten Jazz Festival was held. The festival, founded by the late jazz musician “Pappy” Martin, had to cancel this year’s event due to the coronavirus pandemic. (JazzBuffalo previously published an article on the event at this link: Pappy Martin […]

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival To Celebrate 25th Year With Virtual Live Stream

For many, an annual summer rite has been to attend the two consecutive weekend Sundays of the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival. Held annually every summer in July on the grounds of the Buffalo Science Museum, this year marks the 25th anniversary of the festival. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the festival will host […]

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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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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 Street Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map Free Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, violin/violist […]

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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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Blue Skies Welcome An Afternoon Of Spirited Jazz At 24th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival

After a morning of threatening dark cloudy skies, on cue like a downbeat note, the skies opened up to a beautiful blue sky at the start of the 24th annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival.  A festival that takes place in the heart of Buffalo on the grounds of the Buffalo Museum of Science.  […]

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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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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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