Veronica Swift and Emmet Cohen Trio To Appear In Buffalo

Veronica Swift, a jazz singer whose repertoire is built on the Great American Songbook, plus bebop and vocalese classics, along with prolific pianist Emmet Cohen, the 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship Winner awarded by the American Pianists Association, will perform in a special concert on Friday, June 28th at 7:30 pm.  The concert will take place […]

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Jazz In Town: 3 Sax Events Making Jazz

More fantastic jazz happening in Greater Buffalo/Niagara Region.  Jazz for everyone – and especially for jazz sax lovers!  This week includes the start of ticket sales for a special concert on Friday, June 28th.  Read on… Featured Events Bravo Niagara! Presents Paul Marinaro & Ben Paterson Trio Saturday, April 13 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 pm Stratus […]

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Jazz In Town: 5 Featured Events Highlight Jazz Celebrations

Although the temperatures have not reflected it, spring is definitely in the air.  Bringing with it a blossoming of jazz that is downright incredible this spring.  Look for a special SAVE THE DATE announcement below!  There is a lot blooming here – read on… Featured Events The Jazz Side Of Jony James Friday, April 5 […]

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Benny Green Releases “Then And Now” Featuring Veronica Swift And It Is A Beauty

For many of us in the WNY Region, a most memorable highlight of the year was the riveting performance of the Benny Green Trio featuring jazz vocalist Veronica Swift at the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY this past August.  A delightful concert that showcased the hard-swinging style of Benny Green.   And, the beyond-her-years vocal prowess […]

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Veronica Swift and Benny Green Trio Deliver Outstanding Performance At Northwest Jazz Festival

When Veronica Swift announced that she and Benny Green were collaborating on a new CD to be released by early next year, she had the audience swooning with anticipation.  This pairing of the jazz pianist legend Benny Green with the emerging star Veronica Swift brought attendees to the Northwest Jazz Festival to their feet at […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival In Lewiston, NY Schedule By Day!

Northwest Jazz Festival

The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY takes place Friday, August 24th and Saturday, August 25th.  Here is the schedule by day and stage! Mainstage Seating is available for the 8:30 pm Performances for $20 per ticket on Friday and Saturday. Please call 754-9500 to purchase your tickets. Ticket pick-up is available at the Information […]

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Veronica Swift Fast-Rising Star To Land In Lewiston

Although Veronica Swift earned a bachelor’s degree in jazz vocal performance in 2016, the diploma seems like more of a footnote than a milestone on her impressive resume. Before graduating from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, the Charlottesville, Virginia, native had already taken second place (2015) in the influential Thelonious Monk Jazz […]

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Award-Winning Chilean Saxophonist Melissa Aldana to Perform at the Albright-Knox on April 21 for Art of Jazz Series

Next up in the Art of Jazz Series is a unique and extraordinary jazz artist.  The series will present the first-ever regional concert by the Chilean tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Saturday, April 21, at 8 pm.  Preceding the event, series producer Bruce Eaton will host a pre-concert discussion, “The […]

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