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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JazzBuffalo Conversation With Matthew Vacanti Of E.S.P. Jazz Quartet

(The E.S.P. Jazz Quartet will be making an appearance in Buffalo on Friday, March 29th at Pausa Art House beginning at 8 pm.) For nearly the last decade, the E.S.P. Jazz Quartet has been producing an exciting sound in jazz.  The band has featured original music that brings forth elements of jazz, funk, pop, and […]

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Peter And Will Anderson Trio To Perform From Songbooks Of Goodman, Berlin, And Gershwin

JazzBuffalo is excited to welcome back the New York City-based brothers Peter and Will Anderson.  The brothers, along with a guitarist to form a unique trio, have visited Buffalo previously with appearances at MusicalFare Theater Cabaret Lounge and Pausa Art House.  They will appear on Friday, March 22 at Pausa Art House at 8 pm. […]

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Charlie Ballantine Reimagines The Music Of Bob Dylan

Writing about jazz and Bob Dylan in the same sentence may seem odd.  However, there is nothing odd about Charlie Ballantine’s Life Is Brief: The Music of Bob Dylan.  A project, for all intents and purposes, fraught with risks as is the case when tackling such a large presence in American popular music. Ballantine tackles […]

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Jazz In Town: 5 Christmas Jazz Events Celebrate The Holidays

Winter Hotel Henry Photo by Joe Cascio

(Winter photo of Hotel Henry by photographer Joe Cascio) Holiday and Christmas Jazz is underway for the month of December like never before.  The abundance of jazz in the holiday spirit means more than 25 Holiday and Christmas Jazz events throughout Greater Buffalo.  Be sure to check out the article below, 26 Holiday Jazz Events […]

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26 Holiday Jazz Events To Enjoy This Christmas Season

The first weekend of December 2018 saw the beginning of holiday jazz music throughout the Greater Buffalo region.  There were five scheduled events plus more for holiday jazz enthusiast to enjoy.  If you missed them, do not despair. Coinciding with the resurgent availability of jazz in our city, primarily because of the support of audiences like […]

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17 Jazz Concerts That Make Great Christmas Gifts For Your Jazz Lover

At Christmas time, giving the gift of a future jazz concert to the jazz-loving fan can be a great way to support local and regional jazz.  And, make a jazz fan loving their Christmas gift.  There are a plentiful number of jazz concerts scheduled in 2019 in the Greater Buffalo and Niagara Regions.  Including concerts in […]

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Jazz In Town: 5 Holiday Jazz Events Kickoff December Festivities

As we enter into December, we are treated to the start of many Holiday and Christmas events featuring jazz.  Plenty of jazz music to put you in the spirit of Christmas.  Good tidings for everyone.  In this newsletter, we will feature five events kicking off the holiday season – with two of them supporting good […]

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Jazz In Town: Being Thankful With Jazz

Thanksgiving is a time to say THANK YOU to the many supporters of JazzBuffalo and the efforts to enrich our community through the art form we call jazz.  All of you have contributed to not only keeping jazz alive but to also make the city one we can cherish living in. Thanksgiving is a time […]

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Jazz In Town: The Art Of Jazz Returns

One of the rising stars of jazz, Sullivan Fortner, makes a visit to Buffalo with a stellar ensemble.  One of several great events featuring jazz happening around town. Featured Events Sullivan Fortner has fast gained attention in the jazz world.  Find out why by going to this event. The Sullivan Fortner Trio At The AKG […]

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