The Buffalo Jazz Octet

“a remarkable large free jazz ensemble, with brisk and energetic group improv that never breaks down.”
Tom Hull

“a veritable who’s who list of killer regional jazz players”
- Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News

“If you've been waiting for the perfect disc recorded here with which to get acquainted with some of the most forward thinking and individualistic members of Buffalo's jazz community, your time has arrived. This is it. It's terrific. 3.5 stars (out of four)”
Jeff Simon, The Buffalo News

“roughly one hour of exhilarating music … both reinforces and obliterates notions of jazz as a convenient label. The album is striking in its dynamic variances, pulling you into an aural adventure from the very beginning to the final breathy notes.”
Patrick Keyes, The Public

“a remarkable large free jazz ensemble, with standout solos on sax, trumpet, and drums, and brisk and energetic group improv that never breaks down. A-”
Tom Hull


$15 + $3 shipping (US)
$15 + $6 shipping (Canada)
$15 + $12 shipping (Mexico)
$15 + $15 shipping (all others)
Also available at The Bop Shop, from Cadence Jazz Records, and on Amazon.

The Buffalo Jazz Octet recording its debut album live at Pausa Art House, May 12, 2016
Kelly Bucheger (alto & tenor saxophones), Nelson Rivera (tenor & soprano saxophones), Steve Baczkowski (baritone saxophone), Tim Clarke (trumpet), Phil Sims (trombone), Michael McNeill (piano), Brian DeJesus (bass), John Bacon (drums); conducted by Brendan Fitzgerald

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photo by Megan Metté