Jazz In Town: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Universally, the year 2020 is one year we all want to put behind us.  A tumultuous year that saw much hardship and pain.  And, at the same time, saw the goodness of many who rose to the occasion.  We were fortunate, as a jazz community, to have some respite and opportunities to […]

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Jazz In Town: Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays To All

A Holiday Message At this time last year, no one could have predicted what we were about to endure for 2020.  The global COVID-19 pandemic has been the most disruptive event in many of our lives.  The good news about the vaccines helps all of us to see a light at the end of the […]

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Jazz In Town: A Week Before Christmas Online

(Photo Credit:  We remember the late trumpeter, Roy Hargrove, who died November 2, 2018.) Normally, at this time of year, we would be making you aware of the live Christmas jazz around town.  It is hard to believe we are a week before Christmas.  There are several Christmas-themed jazz live-streams happening across the country so […]

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Jazz In Town: Live Streams Keep Jazz Alive

(Photo Credit:  Jeff Tracy photo of Ed Croft Trio recording Charlie Brown Christmas Jazz at Kenan Center. Live streams Friday, December 11 at 4 pm.) At the end of the year, we all find ourselves in what amounts to significant public health and economic crises.  We are all hopeful the forthcoming vaccines will mean the […]

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Jazz In Town: In Memory

(Photo:  Jazz pianist Adam Kromelow will be visiting Buffalo from New York City to perform for the Angelo Di Loreto Memorial Jazz Concert Live Stream Friday, December 4.) As the old saying goes: what a difference a year makes.  This is ever so true now during the holiday season.   A season that will undoubtedly be […]

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Jazz In Town: Happy Thanksgiving!

Despite the pandemic and a most difficult year for many, we have plenty to still be thankful for this year.  We were able to enjoy jazz outdoors and spend time safely with others.  We must again be vigilant in preventing the virus from infecting others. Our thoughts and prayers are with many who were impacted […]

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Jazz In Town: Live Stream An Evening Of Bossa Nova

(Photo Credit: A photo of Saranaide by Alana Adetola Arts Photography, LLC who will be appearing in the Live From Premier Cabaret Lounge Live Stream Series this Friday.  The photo also appeared in this week’s Gusto of the Buffalo News.) Most, unfortunately, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit us hard here in WNY.  […]

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Jazz In Town: Joy Of Jazz Will Continue

(Photo Credit: A photo of Marc Cousins by Jack Zuff.  You can hear Marc this Sunday as the French ConéXion plays at JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park.) It looks like we will be settling in for the return of the cold weather and the holidays just around the corner.  We don’t know […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz As A Refuge

(Photo Credit: Dozo My Lady.  Who you can see at the return of JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park on Sunday, November 8.) We are in a time of turmoil and suspense as a result of the election.  Whereby jazz music can be our refuge from the stress of uncertainty. Live Stream Event […]

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Jazz In Town: Choices For Jazz

(Photo Credit: DeeAnn DiMeo who will mark the return of jazz to the Terrace at Delaware Park on November 5.) It looks like we will experience this fall and winter a hybrid mix of indoor in-person jazz and live-stream jazz.  Indoors, of course, offering limited seating and important safety measures in place.  Choose your comfort […]

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