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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JazzBuffalo Extra: Sabu Adeyola To Host Two Concert Celebrations March 18/19

Bassist Sabu Adeyola, a pillar in the Buffalo jazz community, will be hosting and performing for two significant events this weekend – Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19.  On Saturday, March 18th beginning at 7:00 pm, Adeyola will conduct and perform with a quartet for a special event at the Main Street Gallery (515 […]

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The 2016 JazzBuffalo Poll Is Now Open!

We have reached the end of another year of fabulous jazz in the JazzBuffalo community!  Now it is time for the third annual JazzBuffalo Poll, which is live for voting!  The JazzBuffalo Poll is designed for the readers of JazzBuffalo and audiences of jazz performances to recognize outstanding jazz artists and jazz performances in 2016! […]

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JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series Hosts Jazz Vibes Featuring Joanne Lorenzo August 16th!

The JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series, in partnership with 189 Public House, takes place once again on Sunday, August 16th.    Note the new start time of 5:30pm.  Since May, each third Sunday of the month has been exceptional.  This coming Sunday is certainly going to be special! Jazz Vibes Featuring Joanne Lorenzo makes an appearance on […]

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Phil DiRe and Friends Kick-Off Jazz Series Spectacularly! New Performances Scheduled!

  The first Sunday Afternoon Jazz Series concert took place yesterday at 189 Public House in East Aurora.  If you missed it, you missed a spectacular two sets put on by Phil DiRe and Friends.  The two masters of the saxophone, Phil DiRe and Dave Schiavone, had brilliant individual and group moments, which kept you […]

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