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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
716.882.8700 https://www.albrightknox.org/

Sunday, January 2019

Joe Lovano “Trio Tapestry” featuring Marilyn Crispell and Carmen Castaldi at AKG Art of Jazz Series

Sunday, January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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$24 – $29

2 pm Pre-concert Conversation: Three for the Road Series producer Bruce Eaton highlights some of the unique trios in jazz history.  Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano needs no introduction: he is “the tenor titan for our times” (Allmusic), “a full-edged jazz giant” (Bruce Lundvall, Blue Note Records). Beginning with his work with native Buffalonian Mel Lewis, Lovano’s ever-escalating career led to touring and recording with the major jazz musicians of the late twentieth century, including Herbie Hancock, Mulgrew Miller, Ed Blackwell,…

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Sunday, March 2019

Carla Bley “Trios” featuring Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard at the AKG Art of Jazz Series

Sunday, March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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$24 – $29

A rare North American concert by one of the landmark artists in modern jazz history! Inspired by the work of Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, and Erik Satie, pianist/composer Carla Bley first made her mark in the 1960s, penning tunes that were recorded by Gary Burton, Jimmy Giuffre, and Charlie Haden. Her landmark 1971 triple album jazz-rock opera Escalator Over the Hill, featuring artists ranging from Linda Ronstadt and Jack Bruce to Gato Barbieri and John McLaughlin, cemented her reputation for stylistic…

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Saturday, April 2019

The Edmar Castaneda Trio at the AKG Art of Jazz Series

Saturday, April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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$24 – $29

Edmar Castaneda, a native of Colombia, is an unparalleled virtuoso on the harp, recognized around the world for his stunning blend of jazz and the folk music of South America. With his boundless imagination and spellbinding rhythmic dexterity, Castaneda’s performances beg for the clichéd description that “he must be seen to be believed.” With his longstanding trio featuring Marshall Gilkes (trombone) and Dave Silliman (drums/percussion) generating a joyous cascade of lush colors and dynamic spirit, Castaneda “connects with a crowd…

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