Jazz on Second Sundays at the Buffalo History Museum

Jazz on 2nd Sundays returns to the Buffalo History Museum beginning in October! The fall lineup is comprised of Buffalo's most beloved groups including Star People, Phil Sims' Cabaret Big Band, and the BJC Sextet. 


Program begins 2:30pm | Tickets: $5/members, $12/nonmembers | $60/all six concerts with preferred seating | www.buffalohistory.org


Cabaret Big Band Plays and Sings Harold Arlen

October 14th, 2018

The music of Buffalo-born composer Harold Arlen comes to life in this show featuring Phil Sims and the Cabaret Big Band with vocalist Katy Miner.  "Blues in the Night," "Come Rain or Come Shine," "Over the Rainbow," "Stormy Weather" and "That Old Black Magic" are just some of the classic songs featured in this exciting concert.


Star People Plays Miles Davis in 1968

November 11th, 2018

This concert is part of a special series, Jazz Impressions: 1968, curated by composer and percussionist, John Bacon. Through this series, artists reflect on the social, political, historical, artistic, and musical aspects of one of the most tumultuous years in American History. For this concert, Star People, one of Buffalo’s premier jazz ensembles, will explore the music of 1968 through the lens of jazz legend, Miles Davis.  

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Buffalo Jazz Collective Holiday Celebration

December 9th, 2018

We close out the fall season with a return of the Buffalo Jazz Collective Sextet. Expect to hear returning favorites and new arrangements of holiday classics including “The Christmas Song” sung by Bobby Militello!