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Pappy Martin Legacy

JAZZ COLLECTIVE

The Pappy Martin Legacy JAZZ COLLECTIVE welcomes you. The Collective includes The Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival, Love Supreme School of Music, Celestial Jazz Concert Series, John Coltrane Birthday Celebration, and the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society.

The PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY JAZZ COLLECTIVE continues to need the help of supporters like you to advance the vision, strengthen the impact and uphold the mission of the organization. We desire to provide opportunities for audience and community development. Email us to join the mailing list for events and updates...


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The PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY

MASTEN JAZZ FESTIVAL

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Join us for the Annual Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival, held on the beautiful grounds of the Buffalo Science Museum. The festival is a highly anticipated...

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The PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY

MASTEN JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival held on the beautiful grounds of the Buffalo Science Museum, is a highly anticipated community event which attracts upwards of 3000 attendees who gather to celebrate the artistic, historic, and cultural contributions of jazz through performances by world-renowned, local, and youth musicians. This event is always FREE to the public, and now in its 24th year.

Event :: 2 Sundays in July, 2pm - 8 pm

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CELESTIAL JAZZ

CONCERT SERIES

Bringing the spiritual offerings of jazz music into the sacred majesty of Central Park United Methodist Church, in the Central Park/Parkside neighborhood, Buffalo, NY, featuring world class musicians for an evening of ...

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CELESTIAL JAZZ

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CELESTIAL JAZZ

Concert Series

This incredible concert featured internationally acclaimed jazz trumpeter, SEAN JONES, who has played with Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Miller, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Nancy Wilson and Dianne Reeves, among others. He shared the stage with the world-renowned Curtis Lundy Legacy band to bring the spiritual offerings of jazz into the sacred majesty of Central Park United Methodist Church, in the Central Park/Parkside Neighborhood, Buffalo, NY, in early June 2018.

EVENTS FOR EVERYONE

Look for our December 7th event...
Tap Button to go to the CENTRAL PARK COMPLEX website...

JOHN COLTRANE

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION EVENT

Produced in collaboration with the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, this three-day event is...

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JOHN COLTRANE

Birthday Celebration

The PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY JAZZ COLLECTIVE's Annual John Coltrane Birthday Celebration continues to be produced in collaboration with the Burchfield-Penney Art Center which offers its very generous support to present this highly anticipated event.

The event series is held each year, approaching the end of September, to celebtate both Coltrane's birthday{Sept 23rd,} and his continuing influence. Programming is dedicated to education via to learning, discussion, film and Jazz performances- all held at the Burchfield-Penney Arts Center: 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222.


The John Coltrane Birthday Celebration was begun in the 1980s by Pappy Martin, honoring the memory & contributions of the celebrated saxophonist, John Coltrane, and with a focus on building community through Jazz music.


The 2018 event is scheduled September 20 - 22, and will feature several aspects; a talk on the history of the Bon Ton jazz club- highlighted with accompaniment by pianist George Caldwell, a film series, and sure-to-be wonderful concerts with Gary Bartz/Curtis Lundy and Rob Dixon/George Caldwell.

This collaborative series also hosts performances by several young people from the community who have each expressed a love and commitment to music.

The concerts are always sold out events, so purchase your tickets early. Tickets are available at Burchfield-Penney, or by calling 716-878-6011, during gallery hours. For complete information on this event, you may visit their website: www.burchfieldpenney.org and click on the those dates.

FEATURED ARTISTS

George Caldwell & Bobby Lavell Sean Jones Theo Croker Quintet The JazzCats (from the Bahamas) Carol Milhouse Bilal Nugravee Curtis Lundy Carmen Lundy

 

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PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY

JAZZ SOCIETY

Focus: community development & performance production, with focus on jazz appreciation, honoring historical as well as modern ...

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PML JAZZ SOCIETY

PML JAZZ SOCIETY

MISSION:
To honor the historical significance of jazz as an original American art form and provide opportunities for audience & community development, with focus on jazz appreciation, knowledge & understanding via live performances, community forums and mentorship.

The PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY JAZZ SOCIETY
...continues to need the help of supporters to advance the vision, strengthen the impact and uphold the mission of the organization. Join the Society today, tap button for form...

LOVE SUPREME

SCHOOL of MUSIC

The Love Supreme School of Music re-opened in 2018 with the embracing of a new generation of music students, but had actually begun many years...

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LOVE SUPREME SCHOOL of MUSIC

In 2001, James “Pappy” Martin

... founded the Love Supreme School of Music (LSSM) as a continuation of his commitment to honor the legacy of music study and appreciation. He was inspired by the discipline that studying the science of music can bring to increased academic performance, particularly in mathematics, as well as its overall enrichment of life.


The Love Supreme School of Music

... re-opened in 2018 with the embracing of a new generation of music students. It is also proud to welcome Nelson Lucas as its new Director and Curtis Lundy, Pappy Martin Legacy -Masten Jazz Festival International Musical Director, as consultant.


Its mission includes:

- Teaching instrumental lessons which focus on the science of music study
- Presenting master classes from visiting world renowned musicians
- Giving students onstage performance experience
- Offering classes on the history of jazz music
- Extending opportunities for workshops in other art forms (ie, dance, writing)
- Providing mathematics tutoring sessions

STAFF & ADVISORS

Dedicated to the Mission

Decades of teaching, planning and performing go into each event designed specifically to delight the public. Our advisors, partners and production people have more than experience- they have a voice...

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STAFF & ADVISORS

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Dawn Martin Berry-Walker

noteProducer, CEO.
The Pappy Martin Lagacy Jazz Collective provides community-building events in the arts as well as mentorship and personal development. Dont Miss our next event...

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Nelson "Poppa" Lucas

noteMusic School Director
Love Supreme School of Music, began by Pappy Martin, seeks to develop self-confidence, interest in history, community building and overall enrichment of life, through mentorship in Jazz & Mathematics.

John

Curtis Lundy

note International Musical Director
Featured Artist
"Curtis Lundy is arguably one of the most prolific and in-demand bassists on the modern jazz scene. He is a disciple of the mainstream, straight ahead, hard-bop school..."

Jane

Eulis Cathey

note Host, Real Jazz/SIRIUS XM-Ch 67
Artistic Consultant
Eulis has made his living in jazz; as a radio personality, producer and record company executive at Verve, Island, Atlantic and others. He's a proud consulting partner for the Pappy Martin Legacy Collective.

Upcoming Events:

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3-Day Coltrane Event

Burchfield-Penney Arts Center

Sept 20-22nd

 
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Holiday Celestial Jazz

Central Park United Methodist Church

Friday Dec. 7th, 730pm


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MEMBERSHIP & SPONSORSHIP

If you love the transformative power of Jazz, as we do- the time is now; to fortify your connection with this excellent multi-aspect community program. Print & send us (or return by email a PDF) your Membership form and start enjoying benefits like free & reduced concert admission, special events and even join in the production & planning aspects of our several events per year.

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Many years in performance and public service, featuring world-class musicians...

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