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 StreetBuffalo, NY 14201 United […]

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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 StreetBuffalo,NY14201 United States+ Google Map $10 It is hard to watch a gig that Thomas Marinaro is on and not […]

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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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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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