Jazz In Town: Fall Kicks Off With Bountiful Jazz In Greater Buffalo

Fall is officially here and it may be the start of a bountiful fall season of jazz in the greater Buffalo area.  The bounty kicks off in October with a performance by one of Buffalo’s best original jazz bands, What Would Mingus Do?   Look for this improvisational band Thursday October 2nd at 8pm to be […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Don Menza Gives A Magical Performance

Don Menza not only brought spectacular jazz to the Buffalo area for two nights at PAUSA Art House, he brought with him the treasures of jazz history.  His comedic personality had also an educator’s element.  Regaling us with stories of his days with Henry Mancini and why certain songs had meaning to him.  Friday night […]

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Jazz In Town: Legends And Miles High

The Buffalo area gets legendary jazz upcoming in the next week. Of most prominence is the double billing of Cyrus Chestnut and Kevin Mahogany at the annual Williamsville East High School Legends of Jazz Series. This concert takes place on May 21st at 7:30pm and is a rare treat for the area. It supports the […]

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Jazz In Town: A Journey Across The Ocean

There is plenty of good jazz coming to Buffalo. This weekend, the area gets visitors from the other side of the ocean. Jazz Fusion/Smooth Jazz artists Journey will be making a stop in Buffalo at PAUSA Art House this Saturday beginning at 8pm. This Switzerland based band is very popular in Europe, the band is […]

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Jazz In Town: A Little Bit Of Sun Ra

While the area is still awaiting the sun and warmth of spring, a member of the historic jazz group, Sun Ra Arkestra, will be performing in town on Saturday, May 3rd.  Reynold Scott, a Buffalo native as well as baritone and flute extraordinaire, will be making an appearance at PAUSA Art House beginning at 8pm.  […]

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Jazz In Town: Two Notable Jazz Events Week of April 14

Two internationally recognized jazz artists will be making appearances in Buffalo this week.  First, will be renowned saxophonist David Bixler.  Here is a brief bio of David Bixler as found via Bowling Green University where he is an Assistant Professor of Music Studies:   Since moving to New York City from his native Wisconsin, David […]

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