Art of Jazz – Gary Smulyan, “Tadd’s All Folks”Buffalo AKG Art Museum
1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
November 10, 2023
Starting: 7:00 PM
For more than two decades, the Art of Jazz series has been recognized as one of the premier jazz events in North America. Now, guests are invited to join the museum as this series makes its long-awaited return to the Buffalo AKG. Experience the awe-inspiring musical projects presented by Grammy Award&winners and nominees, competition winners, and some of the most talented artists, composers, and arrangers in jazz.
Experience a fresh and captivating approach to the timeless music of the legendary jazz composer Tadd Dameron with this extraordinary quintet! Dameron’s compositions will be brought to life through mesmerizing vocal performances an often-overlooked facet of his brilliant legacy. While Dameron himself was not widely recognized as a lyricist, this collection showcases a captivating mix of lyrics by Irving Reid, Bernie Hanighen, and Jack Reynolds that beautifully captures the essence of his modern musical language.