Michael Sarian’s New Aurora Quartet

Michael Sarian and the Chabones

Michael Sarian is a trumpeter and composer whose work has been heard throughout the United States, South America, and Europe.  As a young adult in Buenos Aires, he studied with many of the best musicians in Argentina, including Juan “Pollo” Raffo, Richard Nant and Juan Cruz de Urquiza.  Michael has performed and toured with progressive rock […]

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The Jay / Sharptet plays the music of Chet Baker

Join The Jay/Sharptet as we play a selection of music from the career of tragic trumpet player and singer Chet Baker. Music will be performed from Chet’s time with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, young Chet’s records with Pacific Jazz like “Chet Baker Sings”, his comeback on CTI with “She Was Too Good For Me” and […]

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Jazz In Town: Lively Jazz Returns!

(Photo Credit by Jack Zuff: Saranaide will be kicking off March jazz music at The Terrace at Delaware Park this Friday, March 12th.) Spring is most definitely in the air.  As is the eagerness to get outdoors.  To experience a bit of freedom from the ongoing pandemic that being outdoors affords us.  We look forward […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz About To Spring

(Photo: Lazara Martinez reopens Pausa Art House this weekend with her own performance of Havana Loops.) Optimism continues to grow as vaccinations ramps up.  For many, however, live streams remain at their comfort level for experiencing music.  Others, eager to hear the sounds of live jazz, have the chance to return to Pausa Art House […]

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Lázara Martinez Takes Us To Havana Loops To See Her Musical Gifts

Many of us have come to know Lázara Martinez as the busy sole proprietor behind the bar at Pausa Art House. Scurrying nimbly to take care of patrons and getting the music underway with her standard speech to respect the purpose of Pausa as a listening space. Launched in 2013, Pausa Art House has become […]

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Devin Kelly-Wayne Moose Trio

Co-lead by newly established Buffalo drummer Devin Kelly and veteran bassist Wayne Moose, and featuring Buffalo Music Hall of Fame pianist Bobby Jones, the trio will present a highly curated selection of songs and arrangements written and/or recorded by a variety of modern Jazz and Brazilian icons including Bill Evans, Mulgrew Miller, Chick Corea, Sam […]

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Dan Willis Visits Home Bearing Gifts Of Satie and Monk

Like many who return home for visits, the saxophonist Dan Willis, a native of Buffalo now residing in New York City, drove into town last night bearing gifts.  The gifts ranged from his reaching back to the years he left the area at the age of 24, to his arrangement of works by Satie, and […]

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Jazz In Town: Summer Jazz Season Begins!

As summer begins, so does the multitude of summer jazz events!  Back-to-back featured events at Pausa Art House this weekend plus many more jazz events can be found in upcoming events at JazzBuffalo.org.  Read on… Featured Events JazzBuffalo Presents Jazz Vocalist Steven Taetz Friday, June 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth Street […]

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Jazz In Town: Song For My Father

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day and the musical jazz swing of summer begins to become more evident.  Read on… Featured Events Thomas Marinaro Quartet Friday, June 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth Street Buffalo,NY14201 United States+ Google Map $10 It is hard to watch a gig that Thomas Marinaro is on and […]

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JazzBuffalo Interviews Bluesman Jony James

Jony James has earned an iconic place in Buffalo as one of the area’s most vivid blues performers.  Born in Buffalo, New York, Jony was raised in Chicago. A city dripping with the influence of the blues.   On the airways of Chicago, James was exposed to the likes B.B. King, Albert King, Otis Rush, Muddy […]

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