Jazz In Town: Those Were The Days

July ended with a fantastic run of world-class jazz in the heart of downtown Buffalo!  Congratulations, once again, to a fine effort by both the CMC Jazz Festival and the Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival.  See JazzBuffalo review articles you may have missed below on the festival! Featured Events Sax Giant From New York City, […]

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Carmen Lundy Brings An Abundance Of Soul To Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival

The moment vocalist Carmen Lundy stepped out on the stage, her radiant persona emanated out to the audience in an electrifying manner.  The word command comes to mind.  As it is often used to describe how a vocalist has command of an audience.  However, it doesn’t feel right.  The audience was immediately drawn to her.  […]

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Jazz In Town: Festival Week In Full Swing

For the second year in a row, we have a week of jazz underway!  Bringing international jazz artists to the heart of Buffalo.  If you missed all the JazzBuffalo articles on the festivals, be sure to check them out below! Featured Events CMC Jazz Festival 2018 Thursday, July 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm |Recurring Event (See […]

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Bright Moments At The Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival

On a day when jazz was in abundance throughout the far reaches of Western New York, it was befitting that extraordinary international jazz artists could be found in the heart of Buffalo.  The first Sunday of the 23rd Annual Pappy Martin Legacy – Masten Jazz Festival took place on Sunday, July 22.  The festival held […]

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All The Information You Need For Jazz Festival Week in Buffalo!

With two festival happening at the same week in Buffalo, during the magical week of July 22nd to July 29th, it can be a bit daunting to keep track.  Here is a recap of all the information on JazzBuffalo that will get you caught up and in the know: Articles A JazzBuffalo Guide To Two […]

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A JazzBuffalo Guide To Two Jazz Festivals And A Great Week Of Jazz!

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For the second consecutive year, the Greater Buffalo Community will have the opportunity to enjoy jazz every day for a full week.  Thanks to the tremendous efforts of the Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival and the CMC Jazz Festival, jazz fans will be treated to performances from local and international jazz artists.  The performances will […]

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A Conversation With Dawn-Berry Walker: Carrying On The Legacy Of James “Pappy” Martin

Jame "Pappy" Martin

James “Pappy” Martin was a legendary and much-revered jazz musician, bandleader, and community organizer who left an admired body of work when he passed in March of 2015 at the age of 82.  During his musical career, “Pappy” Martin played with such greats as Aretha Franklin, Ruth Brown, Johnny Griffin, Billy Taylor, and Betty Carter.  […]

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Reflections and Favorites From Jazz Festival Week!!

A tremendous week of great jazz in Buffalo.  For one grand week, Buffalo was treated to a momentous time of jazz in multiple venues and featuring local, national, and international jazz artists.  A week that will be hard to forget. Hats off to both the M&T Bank Presents the CMC Jazz Festival and the Pappy […]

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