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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/

Friday, June 2018

AKG First Friday Jazz And Happy Hour With Walter Kemp 3oh!

Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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Blujazz artist Walter Kemp 3—pianist, composer, rhythmic vocalist—is the driving force behind the Walter Kemp 3oh! Kemp’s father, a classical and gospel composer, sparked Kemp's early interest in the piano. Hearing his father perform his compositions at Carnegie Hall opened Kemp's eyes to a world of music. The internationally recognized artist expertly builds ensembles able to dominate in an array of venues. The 3oh!’s debut release, Dark Continent, brings Kemp’s innate abilities to the forefront, as he has joined forces with long-time…

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Sunday, July 2018

37th Annual Buffalo News Albright-Knox Summer Jazz Series

Sunday, July 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, August 5, 2018

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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The 37th annual Buffalo News and Albright-Knox Summer Jazz Concert Series take place on the steps of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery beginning July 8th.  The lineup features a mix of local and national jazz artist: Sunday, July 8th Vocalist Carla Valenti Born in New York City, Carla Valenti grew up listening to Sarah Vaughn and other jazz luminaries. Encouraged by her family and friends, she reached the stage at the MGM Grand in Reno, Nevada, at the age of 21.…

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Saturday, November 2018

Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series 2018–2019 Featuring Sullivan Fortner, Joe Lovano, Carla Bley, and Edmar Castaneda

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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$24 – $29
Art of Jazz 2018

After a stellar 2017-2018 Art of Jazz series, the 2018-2019 series will return with one of the most engaging lineups in the nineteen seasons of the series presented by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Today the Albright-Knox Art Gallery announced the dates and lineup for the 2018–2019 Art of Jazz series. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the museum’s Admissions Desk, by phone at 716.270.8292, or online at www.albrightknox.org/artofjazz1819. The series has become one of the most successful music…

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The Sullivan Fortner Trio At The AKG Art of Jazz Series

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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$24 – $29

7 pm Pre-concert Conversation: Raise Up Off Me Series producer Bruce Eaton discusses the remarkable life and music of West Coast be-bop piano legend Hampton Hawes. Sullivan Fortner The latest in a line of New Orleans piano phenoms stretching back to Jelly Roll Morton, pianist Sullivan Fortner has been hailed as “a wondrous player, light of touch and vested with fleet, dazzling power” (The New York Times). Since winning the prestigious American Pianists Association Cole Porter Fellowship, Fortner has been heard…

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Sunday, January 2019

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

Sunday, January 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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$24 – $29

SOLDOUT Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series Update. The Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry concert - Art of Jazz: Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry / Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry at Albright-Knox Art Gallery - next Sunday, January 27 is completely sold out. For those still wanting to attend, it’s expected that, as in the case of previous AOJ sell-outs, there will be a limited number of tickets available at the door on a first-come-first-serve basis the afternoon of the concert once the artist’s guest list is finalized…

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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Friday, July 2019

Walter Kemp 3oh!

Friday, July 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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Free

Walter Kemp 3oh! will be performing for M&T First Friday at Albright Knox Art Gallery. Teaspoon on drums, RiShon Odel on bass, and Walter Kemp 3 on piano.

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Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra

Friday, July 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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Free

Join us for a free performance by the Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra, a diverse 16-piece ensemble composed of members from many other area bands, including One World Tribe, Outer Circle Orchestra, The Rockaz, 12/8 Path Band, Folkfaces, and many more. BAO is revitalizing Afrobeat music in Western New York and beyond. Afrobeat, with its heavy rhythm, trance-like groove, powerful melodies, and cutting lyrics are so moving that even a statue should be dancing by the end of the concert! Part of…

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Saturday, October 2019

The Bill Charlap Trio at Art of Jazz Series

Saturday, October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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One of the world’s premier jazz pianists and a master of the Great American Songbook, Bill Charlap has performed and recorded with many of the leading artists of our time, ranging from jazz masters Gerry Mulligan, Phil Woods, and Wynton Marsalis, to singers Barbra Streisand and Tony Bennett. He shared a Grammy award with Bennett for their recent duo album The Silver Lining. Since 1997 he has led the Bill Charlap Trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington. The group is now…

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