Jazz Buzz Salihara is a jazz music festival series presenting the latest compositions that are explorative, cerebral, full of innovation, and fresh; they are repertoires rarely seen in a typical jazz scene. At this forum, the audience can meet foremost jazz composers with their latest suite of works and group formations. Jazz Buzz Salihara offers to the public jazz music of a particular standard of quality. We hope that exposure to quality jazz concerts can help the public develop their appreciation of jazz and at the same time support the development of the Indonesian jazz music scene.

The stage at Jazz Buzz Salihara has welcomed some of the best musicians in Indonesia, including Dewa Budjana, Tohpati, Indra Lesmana, Nita Aartsen, I Wayan Balawan, Tjut Nyak Deviana Daudsjah and Iwan Hasan. Komunitas Salihara also wishes to provide space for new jazz musicians to introduce fresh sounds and new musical knowledge to the public, showing the development of jazz music and how it draws inspiration from newer, fresher, and more expressive sources; with this in mind, Salihara Jazz Buzz introduced an Open Invitation program in 2020.

Jazz Buzz Salihara Open Invitation program has brought forth new jazz musicians with fresh and innovative works, such as Elkuan, Jason Mountario, Ferdy & Friends, as well as Filipus Cahyadi, Guernica Quartet, and Sandikala Ensemble in 2023.