2017 - 2018 Special Events

In addition to our many series and educational programs, the Collective hosts further special events throughout the year. 

Taylor Theater

The 153-seat Taylor Theater is a converted carriage house located behind the historic Kenan Center in Lockport, NY. Its original, rough-hewn beams and ceiling and intimate setting add a unique flavor to the experience. The Collective will be performing two special concerts at the Taylor Theater during the year.

BJC Sextet Plays Harold Arlen | November 4th, 2017 | 7:30PM

Tidings of Comfort and Jazz with the BJC Sextet | December 2nd, 2017 | 7:30PM


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Ciminelli Recital Hall

Opened in fall 2012 on the SUNY Buffalo State campus, the Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall features a  fully restored 1956 Mason & Hamlin concert grand piano and enhanced acoustics for a truly special music experience. 

The Birth of Bebop: Tadd, Diz, and Monk at 100 celebrates the 100th birthdays of major figures in the emergence of the bebop era. | Esteemed jazz pianist, composer, and Niagara Falls native, Pete Malinverni, returns to collaborate with the Collective for a special night of music with Pete Malinverni and Friends.  

The Birth of Bebop: Tadd, Diz, and Monk at 100 | October 5th, 2017 | 7:30PM

Pete Malinverni and Friends | March 17th, 2018 | 7:30PM

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MusicalFare Theatre

The Mark Filsinger Eleventet returns to the intimate Premier Cabaret at MusicalFare Theatre. Join us in one of our very favorite venues in Western New York for a night of standards with Mark Filsinger Eleventet Plays Bebop.

Mark Filsinger Eleventet Plays Bebop | October 14th | 8PM

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