Mardi Gras 2019! presented by The Academy

The Academy presents Mardi Gras 2019 March 5th,”Fat Tuesday” 8 Whitney Place (Behind Hutch Tech -Where Chippewa, Georgia St. & Whitney Pl. Meet) * * * Griot Storytelling HAPPY HOUR MIXER Projecting – “Black Orpheus”: classic romantic Carnival tragedy “Fat Tuesday” Celebration including Creole Music Mix Live Jazz w/ Walter Kemp 3oh! Mardi Gras Dancing […]

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A Conversation With Walter Kemp, III: A Week-Long CMC Jazz Festival Returns

Walter Kemp, III, JazzBuffalo

Last year, the Historic Colored Musicians Club celebrated its 100th Anniversary.  Using the momentous occasion to produce their first week-long jazz festival.  Expanding from the weekend festival traditionally held at the club’s location on the historic corner of Michigan and Broadway. One of the driving forces behind the CMC Jazz Festival is musician extraordinaire Walter […]

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Jazz In Town: Top Jazz Artists Hit Buffalo

amos hoffman, JazzBuffalo

Top jazz artists are hitting Buffalo this weekend.  Look for international jazz guitar and oud star Amos Hoffman appearing with Toronto-based jazz pianist Noam Lemish.  We also get a visit from one of the premier trumpet players on the scene today, Sean Jones.  On Wednesday of next week, a visit from David Murray and Kahil El’Zabar.  […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Violins Fill The Holiday Air

Buffalo gets a visit this week from a rising star who has performed on stages across the world with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Cassandra Wilson, Josh Groban, and the recently deceased Jon Hendricks.  And, the sounds of gypsy jazz fill the air once again, as well as, contemporary smooth jazz.  Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents Scott […]

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