Art of Jazz

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. 

Don't miss out on securing your season subscription and be sure to mark your calendars for these extraordinary concerts in the Art of Jazz series. Get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of jazz at its finest at the Buffalo AKG.


Season subscription: $150
AKG member season subscription: $130
General admission (single concert): $40
AKG member (single concert): $35

Art of Jazz 2023–2024 

Cécile McLorin Salvant performs on April 26, 2014. Photo: Tom Loonan

Past Series

Art of Jazz Fall 2019
Art of Jazz 2018–2019
Art of Jazz 2017–2018
Art of Jazz 2016–2017
Art of Jazz 2015–2016

Previous seasons featured performances by Ambrose Akinmusire, Toshiko Akiyoshi, The Bad Plus, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Dave Douglas Quintet, David Sanford’s Pittsburgh Collective, Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, Fred Hersch Trio, Mostly Other People Do the Killing, Paul Shapiro's Midnight Minyan, Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper Trio, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Slavic Soul Party, Steve Turre, James “Blood” Ulmer, the Yosvany Terry Quintet, and many more.

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The Art of Jazz series is presented by HUNT Real Estate.

HUNT Real Estate