Founded by the late James “Pappy” Martin in 1996, the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival is highly respected as one of the finest straight ahead jazz festivals in WNY.
HISTORY OF OUR FESTIVAL
In 1996, James “Pappy” Martin collaborated with Councilmember Byron Brown, Darryl Peebles, Council President James Pitts and Steve Porter to implement an innovative community enhancement program entitled Masten Jazz Festival. READ MORE…
BECOME A SPONSOR TODAY
The Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective graciously thanks you for supporting our vision and mission. You are helping to preserve the legacy of one of the finest straight ahead jazz festivals in WNY, the Love Supreme Music School, and year-round events.
Help us to keep our festival free to the community with your sponsorship!
Photos courtesy of Deborah Cahee-Christopher.