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Bop Shop Presents Paul Lytton and Nate Wooley at Village Gate

Tom Kohn, owner of local record shop (yep, still records...and CDs) The Bop Shop has been bringing in a wide range of music and musicians to Rochester to share his love of music that challenges your ears. As part of a series of jazz and other music he will be bringing in during the rest of 2007 and 2008, the Bop Shop has announced the first performance in Rochester by the duo of drummer Paul Lytton and trumpeter Nate Wooley. As Tom sets out in his release on the performance:

This is an exciting duo on many levels. They're Trans-Atlantic, trans-generational, they're both masters of extended techniques on their instruments and together they combine to make a music that's uniquely theirs. . . . The duo is releasing their first collaboration when this tour starts. We've heard an advance and it's an exciting set of no-holds-barred free improvisation.

Tom invites lovers of free improvisation and "out" music, and those of us who just like to challenge our ears from time to time, to come out hear these great musicians a "remarkable sonic experience in the atrium" on Tuesday, October 2nd, starting at 8:00 pm, in the Bop Shop Atrium at the Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman Street in Rochester. A donation of $8 is requested.

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Git yer jazz music listings right here . . . 7 days of jazz in and arouind Rochester

While we start preparing for the long, cold days to come, there is some hot jazz music around in the next seven days in Rochester.  To get in the mood for next summer, remember that the Club Passes for the Rochester International Jazz Festival will be going on sale in November. Go out and hear some of this jazz this weekend!

Thursday, September 27th

  • The Mark Filsinger Trio @ Virtu, 7:00 pm
  • JIm Nugent Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Evening of Smooth Sophisticated Jazz with Jimmie Highsmith Jr. & Friends @ Merchant's Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Hal Galper Trio @ The Grill at the Strathallan, 8:00 pm
  • The Skunk Punks @ Johnny's Irish Pub, 8:30 pm
  • Dave Spinner @ The Rabbit Room, Honeoye Falls (no time given)

Friday, September 28th

  • Paul Hofmann Duo @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion and Steve Piper @ Community Darkroom Gallery, 6:30 pm
  • Friday Jazz at Immanuel Fall Series Kick Off with Rod Blumenau Quartet @ Immanuel Church, 815 Park Ave., Rochester, 7:00 pm (Tickets are available at the door and the suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for students with a maximum of $25 per family). For more information, please call 473-SONG.
  • Bob DiBaudo @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • Shared Genes @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Warren Vaché and the Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at the Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Tony Cruz & Friends @ Salenas in Village Gate, 10:00 pm
  • Greg Wachala & Dave Arenius @ Stucko's Bar & Grill, 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 29th

  • Chris Ziemba @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • Fred Costello @ Brook House Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • Eric Person & Meta Four (Exodus to Jazz) @ VENU Resto-Lounge, 7:00 & 9:15 pm
  • Tom Pesciotta Jazz Quartet @ Little Theatre Cafe (no time given)
  • Warren Vaché and the Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at the Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Shared Genes @ Triphammer Grill, 60 Brown's Race at High Falls , Rochester, 7:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione & The New Blues Band @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 175 N. Water St., 7:30 pm
  • Herb Smith Quartet @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Sunday, September 30th

  • Quinn Lawrence Trio after hours jam @ Flat Iron Cafe, 1:00 am
  • Bill Slater @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • The Kingbees @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Monday, October 1st

  • Quinn Lawrence Trio @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, October 2nd

  •   Tony Giannavola @ Beale St II (Webster), 6:00 pm
  •   Paul Lytton and Nate Wooley @ Bop Shop, 8:00 pm

Wednesday, October 3rd

  • Big Band Dance w/Music Makers w/The Al Bruno Trio w/Tom Monte @ Roger Robach Community Center, 6:00 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Check the venue sites or call them for more information if you need it. I've compiled these from other sources so please forgive me if there are any discrepancies with reality. Artists please feel free to let me know via email (link on left panel) if one of your gigs isn’t on here and I’ll try to add it to the post before the gig happens. Email subscribers should check back here to see if there has been an update or revision before you make decisions on jazz to see (subscribers won't get an update email or posting).

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Eric Person and Meta-Four are next up in Exodus to Jazz series . . .

On Saturday, September 29th, Eric Person and his band Meta-Four are the next featured artist in the Exodus To Jazz series at VENU Resto-Lounge & Nightclub, 151 St. Paul Street in Rochester.  As reported in the Kansas City Star,

EricpersonSaxman Eric Person . . . and his Meta-Four band played with a singleness of purpose that we never hear enough of. Each player seemed concerned with pushing the others to play their best-and they did.

This Exodus to Jazz appearance by Person and Meta-Four kicks-off the group’s four-week national tour in support of their new album Rhythm Edge (buy it at CDBaby or Amazon). In addition to band leader and saxophonist Eric Person, Meta-Four includes bassist Adam Armstrong, drummer Peter O' Brien, and pianist Jarod Kashkin. Eric hails from St. Louis, where Dean Minderman has been keeping a similar city jazz blog St. Louis Jazz Notes and writes about Eric occasionally.

Show times are at 7:00 PM & 9:15 PM. Tickets are $ 17.00 at www.TicketWeb.com (search for “Eric Person & Meta-Four”) and $ 20.00 at the door; students pay $ 10.00 with student ID. For more information, visit the Exodus to Jazz website or call (585) 733-7685.

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

A new jazz festival in my old stomping grounds . . . .

As you may or may not know, almost 25 years ago I graduated from the College at the University of Chicago. Hyde Park, the neighborhood in Chicago in which the University is found holds a special place in my heart, but alas not in my ear. One thing that was missing while I lived there in the early 1980s was live jazz. OK, full disclosure, I wasn't really listening to much jazz then, more along the lines of the Sex Pistols and the New Wave stuff at that time, but it was starting to make some preliminary inroads into my listening habits.

So, NOW they start getting more jazz in town.  This year the community is hosting the first annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival. The festival will be held at multiple venues in Hyde Park on Saturday, September 29, 2007, 11 am–2 am. It is being produced by the Hyde Park Cultural Alliance, The University of Chicago, and the Hyde Park Jazz Society, and will provide musical trolleys (OK, I want to know what a "musical trolley" is, too) for moving attendees around Hyde Park to a variety of creative and unexpected music and food venues.

The lineup is a who's who of national and local Chicago jazz talent, artists I fondly remember hearing in the years before leaving Chicago for Western New York, including: Dee Alexander, Orbert Davis, Clark Terry and Willie Pickens Trio, Bill McFarland and the Chicago Horns, Judy Roberts (a former neighbor of mine), Corey Wilkes, Jimmy Ellis and others. Heard Kurt Elling (who lives in Hyde Park) was going to be there, but apparently scheduling conflicts kept him from the hometown stage. So, on the off chance that you're going to be in Chicago next weekend, you should check it out.

So what does that have to do with jazz in Rochester?  Not much (well, it's about jazz, isn't it). But in addition to publishing this blog and other things, I also wear the hat as the current President of the University of Chicago Club of Western New York and I'm just giving them a hand on letting alumni around here know about this festival.  There are close to 800 of them out there in the WNY region.  If you're reading this and want to be informed of alumni events from time to time, you can send me an email through the link in the left panel, or visit the blog I built for the local alumni group: "The Quad Club by the Thruway".

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Diane Schur at Nazareth to support Lifetime Assistance

Before I forget to mention it, I thought I'd make sure you're aware that the Lifetime Assistance Foundation, Inc. is presenting jazz pianist and singer Diane Schurr at the Nazareth College Arts Center this coming Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 p.m., proceeds to benefit the Foundation. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster (585) 232-1900. Ticket prices range from $20 students, to $35, $40, and $50 for different areas of the Center. Lifetime Assistance offers a services to empower individuals with developmental disabilities in acheiving their full potential and promoting inclusion in the Rochester community.

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Your next seven days in jazz around Rochester...

There's some jazz music sounds to check out around Rochester, NY over the next seven days. Actually, there's a lot of music in general around Rochester over the next few days—One of the great things about living in Rochester, I think. Although it thins out a bit next week, check back here over the weekend as there may be some more added later.

Thursday, September 20th

  • Matt Valerio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 6:00 pm
  • Evening of Smooth Sophisticated Jazz with Jimmie Highsmith Jr. & Friends @ Merchant's Grill, 7:00 pm
  • WGMC Jazz Radio 90.1 Wine & Jazz benefit featuring DubbleStuff and The Bob Sneider Trio @ Memorial Art Gallery, 7:00 pm (tickets are almost out SOLD OUT for this event, none will be available at the door).
  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Devon Trumell Group @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Dave Spinner @ The Rabbit Room, Honeoye Falls (no time given)

Friday, September 21st

  • Bob Sneider/Paul Hofmann @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • Footnote @ Bohdi's Cafe (in the Village Gate Courtyard), 6:00 pm
  • Greg Wachala & Dave Arenius @ Stucko's Bar & Grill, 2260 Clifford Ave., 482-6010, 6:00 pm
  • Fred Costello w/Kimberly Westcott and Bobby Blandino @ Red Fedelle's Brook House, 7:00 pm
  • Dena DeRose Trio (special event with SOTA and ESM) @ VENU Resto-Lounge, 7:00 pm (see immediately preceding post below for details)
  • Gap Mangione & The New Blues Band @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • Squeaky Chair Jazz Trio @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Shared Genes @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Ronnie Leigh w/Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm

Saturday, September 22nd

  • Chris Ziemba @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • Fred Costello @ Brook House Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • Rick Wahlers Duo @ Stonecutters @ Belhurst Castle (Geneva), 7:00 pm
  • Sonic Duality plays the music of Joe Henderson @ Flat Iron Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Dena DeRose Trio @ VENU Resto-Lounge, 7:00 pm & 9:15 pm (see immediately preceding post below for details)
  • Gap Mangione & The New Blues Band @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Bodhi's Café & Lounge, 8:00 pm
  • Tom Pesciotta Jazz Quartet @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Ronnie Leigh w/Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm

Sunday, September 23rd

  • Artist Row 2007 w/Dan Eaton Band, Afrikuumba Dance and Drum, Quinn Lawrence Quartet @ Public Market, 10:00 am
  • Bill Slater @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • The Kingbees @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Monday, September 24th

  • Eastman School of Music Jazz Department Ensembles Showcase @ Kilbourn Hall, 8:00 pm

Tuesday, September 25th

  • Tony Giannavola @ Beale St II (Webster), 6:00 pm

Wednesday, September 26th

  • Diane Schur @ Nazareth College Performing Arts Center, 7:00 pm

Check the venue sites or call them for more information if you need it. I've compiled these from other sources so please forgive me if there are any discrepancies with reality. Artists please feel free to let me know via email (link on left panel) if one of your gigs isn’t on here and I’ll try to add it to the post before the gig happens. Email subscribers should check back here to see if there has been an update or revision before you make decisions on jazz to see (subscribers won't get an update email or posting).

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Jammin' and Slammin': Dena DeRose appearing in Exodus to Jazz Series

Another exciting ingredient in the Exodus to Jazz Series commences at the end of the week with the arrival of pianist Dena DeRose, who is appearing with her acclaimed trio with Martin Wind on bass and Matt Wilson on drums on Friday and Saturday, September 21-22 at VENU Resto-Lounge & Nightclub. This is not the first time for Ms. DeRose and Rochester. Among others, Ms. DeRose has performed with the Ray Brown Trio, the Clark Terry Quintet, Benny Golson, Billy Hart, Ray Drummond, Bill Henderson, Ken Peplowski, Houston Person, Mark Murphy, Lewis Nash, Don Braden, Rufus Reid, Slide Hampton, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Jeff Hamilton, John Clayton, Jeff Clayton, Steve Davis, Akira Tana, Kenny Washington, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Gene Bertoncini. In 2002, she was selected as a “Talent Deserving Wider Recognition” in Downbeat magazine and one of ten “Best Female Jazz Vocalists” in Downbeat's 2006 Critics Poll. If you want to check her out, you will hear a cut on her MySpace page.  Some of you may have caught drummer Matt Wilson here with his group Arts & Crafts for their exciting sets during this year's Rochester International Jazz Festival.

The Jammin' portion Ms. DeRose's stay in Rochester begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 21st at the VENU Resto-Lounge & Nightclub, 151 St. Paul Street, where she will be jamming with selected students from the School of The Arts and Eastman School of Music before (I assume) parents and (I know) invited guests. Non-students will be asked for a $5 donation to keep these jam sessions going. The evening should progress along the following schedule:

  • 7:00 to 8:30 PM—Dena DeRose Trio performs with pre-selected SOTA / Eastman School students
  • 8:40 to 9:25 PM—Open SOTA / Eastman School Jam Session – SOTA & Eastman students only
  • 9:30 to 10:15 PM—Jam Session open to all students and non-students!
  • 10:15 PM – Wrap-up

On Saturday, Dena DeRose and the Trio will commence the Slammin' portion of their stay (at least according to Exodus to Jazz producer Jose DaCosta), playing two sets (7:00 and 9:15 pm) also at VENU. Tickets are $17.00 prior to the evening and available through www.TicketWeb.com (search for “Dena DeRose”) or $20.00 at the door. For more information visit the Exodus to Jazz website or call (585)733-7685.

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Check out some jazz in Rochester over the next seven days . . . .

There's some jazz around town over the next 7 days.  Just get out and check some of it out.  I'll try to do the same. Already have a date for Jimmie's 40th birthday this weekend and may get out for some more as well.

Check the venue sites or call them for more information. I've compiled these from other sources so please forgive me if there are any discrepancies with reality. Artists please feel free to let me know via email (link on left panel) if one of your gigs isn’t on here and I’ll try to add it to the post before the gig happens. Email subscribers should check back here to see if there has been an update or revision before you make decisions on jazz to see (subscribers won't get an update email or posting).

Thursday, September 13th 

  • Matt Valerio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 6:00 pm
  • Evening of Smooth Sophisticated Jazz with Jimmie Highsmith Jr. & Friends @ Merchant's Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Standard Jazz Quartet @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Jay Spinner @ The Rabbit Room, Honeoye Falls (no time given)

Friday, September 14th

  • Bob Sneider/Paul Hofmann @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • Greg Wachala & Dave Arenius @ Stucko's Bar & Grill, 2260 Clifford Ave., 482-6010, 6:00 pm
  • Tom Passamonte & Special Blend @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • Shared Genes @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Steve Green Trio @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Tom Monte Trio @ Pomodoro's Grill (no time given)

Saturday, September 15th

  • Chris Ziemba @  The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • Fred Costello @ Brook House Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Flat Iron Cafe, 6:00 pm
  • 40th Birthday Bash for Jimmie Highsmith Jr. @ VENU Resto-Lounge, 7:00 pm
  • Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra @ SUNY College at Brockport, Tower Fine Arts Center Mainstage, 180 Holley Street, Brockport, NY, 7:30 pm
  • Tom Passamonte & Special Blend @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • Tom Pesciotta Jazz Quartet @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Big Tree Inn, 46 Main. St., Geneseo, NY, 8:00 pm
  • Dr. Billy Taylor @ Ford Hall at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY (following lecture and demonstration, 607-274-7007, 8:15 pm
  • Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Ralph Scicchitano @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm
  • Brad Batz Group @ Pomodoro's Grill (no time given)

Sunday, September 16th

  • Quinn Lawrence Trio After Hours Jam @ Flat Iron Cafe, 1:00 am
  • Bill Slater @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • The King Bees @ Little Theater Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • From Between Trio @ Bop Shop, 8:00 pm
  • Shared Genes @ Spot Coffee, 8:00 pm
  • Pharoah Sanders Quartet @ Bailey Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (607-255-5144),
    8 pm 

Monday, September 17th

  • Quinn Lawrence Trio @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, September 18th

  • Tony Giannavola @ Beale Street II (Webster), 6:00 pm
  • Bending and Breaking @ Boulder Coffee Co, 8:00 pm
  • Eastman Jazz Faculty Quartet @ Kilbourn Hall, 8:00 pm

Wednesday, September 19th

 
  • Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra @ Strong National Museum of Play,  7:30 pm
This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Exodus to Jazz kicks off the new season

On Saturday night, Dianna and I went to check out the first show in the Exodus to Jazz Series. Series promoter Jose DaCosta began the series with Rochester's own Paradigm Shift, who appeared with vocalist Annie Sellick and small and young brass section. Annie sang on Paradigm Shift's most recent CD, Street Expressionism, and her set with Mel Henderson and the guys was fun and gave me a chance to experience a jazz singer who, before hearing PS's new CD I had not heard before (other than that CD).

A young white woman in dreadlocks and a red dress, Annie Sellick was full of life and good stories, both in song and in between song banter. She hails from Nashville, but the Southern lilt disappears in song as she worked her way through her set. Dianna thought Sellick sounded somewhat like Nancy Wilson and I can hear some of that. She started with a tune "Soulful Dress" off her new CD A Little Piece of Heaven, which Annie was nice enough to send to me before the gig (thanks, Annie).  With a funky, New Orleans beat, the song had the woman at the next table up dancing with my wife before it was over.  Paradigm Shift was their usual grooving selves and it was a treat to hear Gerry Youngman playing a full B3-style organ; he was really cooking.

Another reason I wanted to write this post is to encourage my readers to get out and support this series.  Jose is bringing some incredible talent to Rochester (check out Ron Netsky's review of the series in City).  During the first set at 7:00 pm at least, a number of no shows ticket holders left the middle seats in the downstairs club in VENU mostly empty. Jose's all about the music and, while he had the $ from the tickets, what he really wanted was to share his love of this music with actual people in those seats. I just hope the 9:15 set had a better response (it looked like it was heading that way, but perhaps someone will let me know how it went?). The artists did all right (heck, I've seen the Paradigm Shift guys play to a house of 3). However, if Rochester can't get out and support this music more consistently we won't see much more of it. OK, climbing down off my soapbox now . . . .

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Jimmie Highsmith reaches a milestone! Jimmie, can we call you "Jr." anymore?

Jimmie Highsmith Jr.My buddy Jimmie Highsmith Jr. is going to be celebrating his 40th birthday with some of his friends on Sept 15th from 7:00 to10:00 pm at VENU Resto-Lounge at 151 St. Paul St. in Rochester.

Jimmie will be joined in this celebration by 4X Grammy nominee Joseph Wooten of the Wooten Brothers (you may have heard brother Victor recently), jazz producer and sax player Will Holten, Tyler Owens on vocals and members of the groups Black August and Filthy Funk, plus others who may show up (every time I see Jimmie he's inviting someone, so who knows who will show up...). Admission is FREE (yes . . . free, although you might want to avail yourself of one of those great martinis they make at VENU and I bet they'll charge you for that). Doors open at 6:30 pm. Remember that VENU likes to see you dress to impress. Visit their website or phone (585) 232-5650.

So, can we call Jimmie a "Jr." anymore?  Of course we can as I'm sure Mr. Highsmith Sr. would appreciate it.  I'm one to talk about age....I passed this milestone over 5 years ago.  Forty years . . . It is what it is! Happy Birthday, Jimmie! Let's . . .

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

There's jazz in the State Capital this weekend . . .

Here in Upstate, it is easy to forget that just a hop-skip-and-jump away are some other major metropoli that occasionally have some great jazz to hear.  If you're of a mind to head over to Albany, M&T Bank is sponsoring the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival on September 8th, from noon to 7:30 pm at Albany Riverfront Park. Headlining will be The Joshua Redman Trio (with Reuben Rogers on bass and Eric Harland on drums). Also appearing are Nnenna Freelon, Alexa Ray Joel, the Rebirth Brass Band, and the New Regime Band.  It's free and first come, first seat so get there early. Check out the website for times.

This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Go out to see some jazz in Rochester . . . PLEASE!

Been a busy week here for me, but obviously not so much on this blog. I apologize for that.  Here are some listings to tide you over while I get my head on straight, so I can go out and hear some jazz this weekend! 

Check the venue sites or call for more information. I've compiled these from other sources so please forgive me if there are any discrepancies with reality. Artists and groups, please feel free to let me know via email (link on left panel) if one of your gigs isn’t on here and I’ll try to add it to the post before the gig happens. Email subscribers should check back here to see if there has been an update or revision before you make decisions on jazz to see (subscribers won't get an update email or posting).

Thursday, September 6 

  • Michael Gonzalez @ Beale St II, 6:00 pm
  • Matt Valerio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 6:00 pm
  • [New] Evening of Smooth Sophisticated Jazz with Jimmie Highsmith Jr. & Friends @ Merchant's Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Sonic Duality Quartet @ Boulder Coffee Co., 8:00 pm

Friday, September 7 

  • Paul Hofmann Duo @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • Kerry Hoffman Jazz Trio @  Bodhi's Cafe & Lounge (Village Gate in the Courtyard), 6:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione & The New Blues Band @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • Shared Genes @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars Swing Dance @ Rochester Museum and Science Center, 8:00 pm
  • Mike Kaupa Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Saborajazz @ Salenas Mexican Restaurant (Village Gate), 10:00 pm

Saturday, September 8

  • The Westview Project @ The Clothesline Festival, 12:00 pm
  •   Chris Ziemba @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • Fred Costello @ Brook House Restaurant, 3590 W. Ridge Rd, 6:00 pm
  • Daniel Bennett Group @ Flat Iron Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Annie Sellick w/Paradigm Shift (Exodus to Jazz) @ VENU Resto-Lounge, 7:00 pm & 9:15 pm (see my post here)
  • Gap Mangione & The New Blues Band @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • Tom Pesciotta Jazz Quartet @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Ralph Scicchitano @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Sunday, September 9

  • Quinn Lawrence Trio After Hours Jam @ Flat Iron Cafe, 1:00 am
  • Bill Slater @ Horizons at the Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Dick Stacy and teh Rhythm Aces Big Band music revue @  Dazzle Theatre, 112 Webster Ave, 7:00 pm

Monday, September 10

  • Quinn Lawrence Trio @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, September 11

  • Tony Giannavola @ Beale St II, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, September 12

  • Nada . . . zilch . . . zippo.  Let me know if you have something to fill this great void....
This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.