So glad you're here. The Pappy Martin Legacy JAZZ COLLECTIVE includes the Pappy Martin Legacy - Masten Jazz Festival, Love Supreme School of Music, Celestial Jazz Series, John Coltrane Birthday Celebration, Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society
JAM EVENTS & JAZZ EXPERTS
PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY JAZZ COLLECTIVE continues to need the help of supporters to advance the vision, strengthen the impact and uphold the mission of the organization. We desire to provide opportunities for audience & community development and mentorship.
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PAPPY MARTIN LEGACY
MASTEN JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sundays, July 22 and 29, 2018
On the grounds of the Buffalo Museum of Science, in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, is this beloved annual 2-day summer music festival, held over two weekends, and attended by thousands of people and dozens of world-class jazz musicians.
We hope you'll partner with us as FESTIVAL Sponsor and attend our many excellent fundraising concerts, year long, such as the CELESTIAL JAZZ @ Central Park Complex, and the annual 3-day JOHN COLTRANE Birthday Celeration @ the Burchfield-Penney Arts Center, all benefitting this summer music & community event.
Curtis Lundy Legacy with Donald Harrison/Warren Wolf/Ralph Peterson
SCHOOL of MUSIC
James "Pappy" Martin was inspired by concept that studying science and can improve academic performance, particularly in mathematics, as well as self-confidence, interest in history, community building and overall enrichment of life.
Concerts for a Cause
FUNDRAISING for the Festival
This upcoming June 2nd concert features 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 will share 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.
EVENTS FOR EVERYONE
Join us June 2nd, 8pm for a special event featuring jazz quartet on-stage, by candlelight, in the dramatic & stunning main sanctuary at CENTRAL PARK COMPLEX, Buffalo, NY.
Tickets are $40 General Admission, $35 PML Jazz Society Members. Visit the website for details...
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Held at the Burchfield-Penney Arts Center in Buffalo, NY & produced in collaboration with Liberty Partnerships@SUC, it has grown into a 3-day event featuring historical talks, movies, readings & concerts featuring internationally renowned artists and locally acclaimed musicians, including youth performers.
The John Coltrane Birthday Celebration was started in the 1980s by Pappy Martin, honoring the memory & contributions of the celebrated saxophonist, and building community through Jazz music. This event is held each year on September 23, Coltrane's birthday.
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.
JAM EVENTS & JAZZ EXPERTS
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. Partner with us today.
Buffalo is a city with deep roots in the jazz tradition.
It once touted numerous jazz venues, halls, clubs and was also home to several jazz giants, mentors, teachers and audiences for hundreds of developing musicians.
DEDICATED to the ARTS
The Pappy Martin Legacy
is a commitment to strengthening jazz as a viable entity while offering a festival that honors the artistic, historic and cultural contributions of jazz. The festival celebrates, educates and elevates this very deserving original American art form....jazz.
The festival is keeping the Martin family legacy alive - reinforcing confidence among the community that Western New York is a place to root, to showcase internationally-acclaimed performers, and develop future musicians.
Dawn Martin Berry-Walker
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...
Nelson "Poppa" Lucas
Music 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.
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..."
Host, Real Jazz/SIRIUS XM-Ch 67
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.