Jazz In Town: Alto Madness Hits Buffalo!

This week, Buffalo gets a rare visit from a true jazz legend and icon, Richie Cole.  And, there is the annual MIA High School celebration as well.   Despite the gray and gloom of rain, the area will be bright with jazz! Highlights Jazz Legend Richie Cole, Saturday, October 28th at 8 pm at MusicalFare Theatre […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz In A Variety Of Forms and All Great!

Jazz can be challenging and it brings out the best in musicians.  Giving the audience an experience that is unexpected yet uplifting.  And, offers varietal forms of jazz.  That may be the case this upcoming week – so many forms of great jazz. Highlights The Mambo Kings, Saturday, October 14th at 8 pm at Kleinhans […]

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JazzBuffalo To Present Jazz Legend Richie Cole October 28th

On Saturday, October 28, Buffalo gets a visit from one of the legendary figures in jazz history.  The great alto saxophonist, Richie Cole.  Presented by JazzBuffalo, he will appear at MusicalFare Theatre Premier Cabaret Lounge, beginning at 8 pm.  Cole will be accompanied by the Rich Thompson Trio that features Rich Thompson on drums, Don […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Trane’s 91st Birthday!

The highlight of this week is the 91st Birthday Celebration of the late great jazz legend, John Coltrane.  Organized by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society and hosted by Burchfield Penney Museum, the 3-day festivities promises to be a special time.  (Get your glasses on – this edition of Jazz In Town is lengthy!) Highlight […]

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Jazz In Town: Labor Day Jazz Weekend

The weekend of August 25 and 26 turned out to be quite the spectacular weekend!  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY is estimated to have had a record crowd and we were blessed with beautiful weather and great jazz music filling the air.  On an individual level and on an organizational level, JazzBuffalo was […]

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Jazz In Town: Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY Takes Center Stage!

The main event for this weekend is the long-awaited Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY!  The weather forecast looks magnificent and is sure to bring record crowds to the festival this year.  Highlights Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, Friday, August 25 at 5 pm and Saturday, August 26 at 12:30 pm The largest free […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz In Historic Locations!

Exciting events in jazz in the next couple weeks as the summer season winds down.  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, the largest free jazz festival in the region, is just a few 8 days away.  Before that, plenty of good jazz for everyone. Highlights  Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series: JazzBuffalo Presents Mary McMahon […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Reunion

What a spectacular week of jazz in the heart of Buffalo the past week!  Many thanks and congratulations go out to the Historic Colored Musicians Club and the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society for their tireless efforts to bring stellar jazz to our community.  August begins with more great jazz filling the outdoors! Highlights Pine […]

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