Jazz In Town: Buffalo-Born Music Comes Alive!

Harold Arlen

After a spectacular two nights of performances by Jane Bunnett and Maqueque last weekend and more great jazz throughout the week, the area continues to experience an abundant summer offering of jazz!  Featured Event Cabaret Big Band Plays Harold Arlen Saturday, August 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm |Recurring Event (See […]

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Jane Bunnett And Maqueque Bring Cuban Sounds To Buffalo!

Jane Bunnett

The first of two evening concert performances by 3 times Grammy nominee Jane Bunnett and Maqueque took place at Pausa Art House on Friday, August 10th.  From start to finish, there was an energy in the “house” that was palpable and electric.  The band arrived directly from New York City and two consecutive nights at […]

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Jazz In Town: Grammy Nominees Make A Stop In Buffalo!

Buffalo gets a special visit from Grammy nominees this week!  For two nights!!  We are still in the midst of a hot summer with jazz filling up the air with magnificent music! Featured Event JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents Jane Bunnett and Maqueque Friday, August 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) Pausa Art […]

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JazzBuffalo Reaches Milestone With Momentous First Board Meeting

JazzBuffalo

What began as an idea to share news on jazz events a few years ago, reached a significant milestone on Tuesday, August 7th.  The first-ever JazzBuffalo Board of Directors meeting was held.  The meeting was hosted at the Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology located in the modern Artspace building in downtown Buffalo.  Community leaders […]

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3 Times Grammy Nominee Jane Bunnett And Maqueque To Appear In Buffalo August 10 and 11

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque , JazzBuffalo

JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, presents 3-times Grammy Nominee Jane Bunnett and Maqueque for two shows! Jane Bunnett has won all the Canadian music awards that matter; she’s noted for creative integrity and improvisational daring; and she’s acclaimed for exploring Afro-Cuban melodies and championing the island-nation’s artists and rich musical heritage with her […]

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Jerry Weldon And Friends Deliver Knock Out Concert!

Jerry Weldon, JazzBuffalo

Last night, Buffalo got to know the sax giant from New York City, Jerry Weldon.  If they did not know him before then, they sure do now!  Weldon led his friends Carmen Intorre, Jr. on drums, Dino Losito on organ, and myself on percussion through a tour-de-force performance on the tenor saxophone at Pausa Art House. […]

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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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Onaje Allen Gumbs: A Return Of A Jazz Giant At The CMC Jazz Festival

The gifted jazz pianist, composer, and arranger made a return to the Buffalo area last night as part of the CMC Jazz Festival.  He was reunited with long-time friend and bassist Sabu Adeyola.  Joining in for the concert was drummer Virgil Day, percussionist Ron Witherspoon, and saxophonist Dalton Sharpe. This requires first a perspective.  Which […]

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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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Jazz In Town: A Festival Time Ahead But Before Then…

We are nearing that time of year where we engage in a week of fabulous jazz in Greater Buffalo.  Leading up to the Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival and the CMC Jazz Festival is more great jazz in town!  JazBuffalo will have a separate article for these festivals.  Read on! Featured Event JazzBuffalo Road Concert […]

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