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Jazz Around Town: The last Rochester jazz listings for 2009...and the first for 2010

We didn't get a lot of notice about live jazz around on New Year's Eve events, but I expect there are few of the cats playing this party or that beyond what's on offer below. Hope you have a safe New Year's Eve and I look forward to sharing more Rochester jazz with you in 2010!

Thursday, December 31, 2009 ... New Years Eve!!!

  • Jon Seiger & Hot Three @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 6:00 pm
  • Watkins and the Rapiers @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Mark Cassara Band @ Pane Vino, 8:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 8:30 pm
  • Mike Melito Quartet @ Grill at Strathallan, 9:00 pm
  • Tom Passamonte’s Special Blend Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa (in the Ballroom), 9:30 pm
  • Hard Logic @ Bistro 135, 9:00 pm

Friday, January 1, 2010

  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm
  • Don Mancuso & Regi Hendrix @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Rachael Price and Lake Street Dive @ Abilene, 9:00pm Added image

Saturday, January 2, 2010

  • Frank's Rat Pack @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Steve Greene Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Roger Eckers Trio @ Don's Original Pub, 9:00 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, January 3, 2010

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Jazz Night @ Lovin' Cup, 7:00 pm

Monday, January 4, 2010

  • Annie Wells @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Quinn Lawrence & Anna Reguero (Swing Dance instruction & Jazz) @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Chris Teal and Quintopus @ Lovin' Cup, 6:00 pm Added image
  • Joe Santora & Emily Kirchoff @ PaRe Bar and Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

  • Todd East @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Todd East @ Pub 511, 8:00 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs in the Future

  • Exodus to Jazz presents Monk—The Play by Laurence Holder, featuring Rome Neal, Artistic Director of the Nuyorican Poets' Theatre Cafe, January 29-30, 2010 at 8:00 pm (rescheduled)
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Cyrus Chestnut Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, February 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents the Michael Musillami Trio @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, February 19, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Jeremy Pelt Quintet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, 4:00 pm matinee
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, March 12, 2010, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents The Mike Baggetta Group (featuring George Schuller, Eivind Opsvik and Jason Rigby) @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, March 17, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra @ Sixth Annual Jazz for the Park benefit, Auditorium Theatre, March 22, 2010
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Annie Sellick and Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Friday, April 2, 2010, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents Gebhard Ullman's Clarinet Trio @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, April 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents Konk Pack (featuring Tim Hodgkinson, Thomas Lehn, & Roger Turner) @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, April 12, 2010 at 8:00 pm

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from the performing artists themselves and other sources. The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Please forgive me for any discrepancies with reality and feel free to let me know what the problem is, and I'll get the corrections up on the site as soon as possible (click on the "Send an email to Jazz@Rochester" link). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post about how it went. I want to hear from you!

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

Jazz Around Town: We wish you a happy holiday....

Yule Be Boppin album coverOn the eve of the Eve, here are the somewhat sparse jazz listings for the next seven days (and a link to one of my favorite holiday jazz albums):

Thursday, December 24, 2009 (Christmas Eve)

  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm

Friday, December 25, 2009 (Christmas Day)

  • Nothing here ... move along...

Saturday, December 26

  • Tim Sullivan Trio @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Sofrito @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Gap Magione New Blues Band @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 7:30 pm
  • Artisan Jazz Trio @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Chet Catallo and The Cats Holiday Concert and CD Release @ Water Street Music Hall, 8:00 pm
  • Mike Allen & the Avatars @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm
  • Michael Hashim Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Fred Stone Progressive Jazz Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, December 27, 2009

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Jazz Night @ Lovin' Cup, 7:00 pm

Monday, December 28, 2009

  • The White Hots @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 p

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

  • Smugtown Stompers @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Joe Santora & Emily Kirchoff @ PaRe Bar and Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Mike Allen & AKOS @ Beale Street Cafe, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

  • Meta Accord @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Rick Holland Uptown Swing Orchestra @ Lovin' Cup, 8:00 pm
  • Mel Henderson and T.S. Trio @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs in the Future

  • Exodus to Jazz presents Monk—The Play by Laurence Holder, featuring Rome Neal, Artistic Director of the Nuyorican Poets' Theatre Cafe, January 29-30, 2010 at 8:00 pm (rescheduled)
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Cyrus Chestnut Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, February 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents the Michael Musillami Trio @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, February 19, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Jeremy Pelt Quintet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, 4:00 pm matinee
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, March 12, 2010, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents The Mike Baggetta Group (featuring George Schuller, Eivind Opsvik and Jason Rigby) @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, March 17, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra @ Sixth Annual Jazz for the Park benefit, Auditorium Theatre, March 22, 2010
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Annie Sellick and Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Friday, April 2, 2010, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents Gebhard Ullman's Clarinet Trio @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, April 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents Konk Pack (featuring Tim Hodgkinson, Thomas Lehn, & Roger Turner) @ Bop Shop Atrium, 274 N Goodman St. in the Village Gate, April 12, 2010 at 8:00 pm

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from the performing artists themselves and other sources. The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Please forgive me for any discrepancies with reality and feel free to let me know what the problem is, and I'll get the corrections up on the site as soon as possible (click on the "Send an email to Jazz@Rochester" link). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post about how it went. I want to hear from you!

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

Two new venues and music series announced for the 2010 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

XRIJF logo The producers of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival announced Friday that two new venues are being added for the Festival’s Ninth Edition in 2010, running June 11-19, bringing the total number of Club Pass venues to eleven and allowing them to present 180 Club Pass shows. The new venues, both within walking distance of other Club Pass venues, are:

  • The Abilene Bar and Lounge at 153 Liberty Pole Way. Abilene will host the Roots and Americana Series, featuring artists performing roots and American music. The series at Abilene will be held Friday, June 11th through Saturday, June 19, 2010, with two concerts nightly at 7:45 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Shows will be held in a tent adjacent to the building that has capacity for 400 people. Abilene is situated close to two other festival Club Pass venues, the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, home to the festival’s Nordic Jazz Now Series and the Harro East Ballroom is located just across the street from Abilene’s door. Entry to the Abilene sets will be by Club Pass or individual tickets that can be purchased at the door.
  • The Rochester Club Ballroom at 120 East Avenue. The Ballroom will host a Viva Italia Series, featuring native Italian and Italian-American artists. The series at the Rochester Club Ballroom will be held Sunday, June 13th through Friday, June 17th, with shows at 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. for a total of 12 concerts. The Rochester Club Ballroom has a capacity of 220 people and is located at 120 East Avenue between Gibbs Street and Swan Street near the XRIJF box office. Entry will be by Club Pass or individual tickets.

These are good additions to the line-up, both in location and to bring additional venues online to serve the growing attendance (and apparent growing popularity of the Club Pass). Since opening in 2008, Abilene has become one of the top places to hear live music in the city, especially for Americana and roots music (it's one of my favorites ... yes, I listen to something other than jazz). Owner Danny Deutsch is already planning for the festival and will likely put together a great lineup. Charyleah Cordone, owner of the Rochester Club Ballroom, notes that they are "working with the chef to develop new and unique menu offerings especially for festival-goers."

The artist lineup for the overall Club Pass series will be announced in spring 2010. Club Passes on already on sale, right now at a special holiday price of $115 (plus a $4 service charge), which is a savings of $35 off the regular price. This advance discount price is good until midnight EST January 1, 2010, when it increases to $135 (plus the $4 service charge until 10 AM EST Friday April 2, 2010, when the price increases to $150 plus $4 service charge until sold out. Club Passes may be purchased online at the XRIJF website or through Ticketmaster.

  • Jeff Spevak's article in the D&C.
This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

Jazz Around Town: Things are getting brighter (at least after the solstice on Monday...)

While you're out getting some of those last minute holiday presents (I'm VERY behind on my shopping), perhaps catch a bit of jazz in and around our fair city of Rochester? Nat's brother Freddy Cole is going to be bringing his holiday cheer in on Friday and Wings organist and other Fred (Costello) is bringing back his holiday show after a 4 year hiatus. Let me know if I've missed anything....Added image OK, I changed it after one of my readers pointed my celestial faux pas. Perhaps I put "equinox" for wishful thinking now that the snow has started to fly...?

Thursday, December 17, 2009

  • Todd East @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 6:00 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Watkins and the Rapiers @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Co. do the Holidays @ Abilene, 8:00 pm
  • Matt Valerio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:00 pm

Friday, December 18, 2009

  • Bobby Dibaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Allen, AKOS @ Starship Night Club, 6:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm
  • Jen Heiek @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Freddy Cole "A Smile for Christmas" Holiday Show @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, 8:00 pm (Ron Netsky's profile in City)
  • Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Mark Cassara Band @ Bistro 135, 9:00 pm
  • The Meta Accord @ The Inn on the Lake, 770 S Main St, Canandaigua, 9:00 pm

Saturday, December 19, 2009

  • Madeline Forster @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 7:30 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Fred Stone Progressive Jazz Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm
  • Filthy Funk Album Release Party with Gonculator @ Dub Land Underground, 10:00 pm

Sunday, December 20, 2009

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • The Brad Batz Nonet @ Lovin' Cup, 9:00 pm

Monday, December 21, 2009

  • The White Hots @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

  • Michael Sinicropi @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Joe Santora & Emily Kirchoff @ PaRe Bar and Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm
  • Chris Teal & Quintopus @ Boulder Coffee Co. @ Brooks Landing, 9:00 pm

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

  • Mark Hadley Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm [Nov., except 11/18]
  • Todd East @ Pub 511, 8:00 pm
  • Mel Henderson and T.S. Trio @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm
  • Open Jazz Jam Session with Cinnamon Jones @ Clarissa's, 9:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs in the Future

  • Exodus to Jazz presents Monk—The Play by Laurence Holder, featuring Rome Neal, Artistic Director of the Nuyorican Poets' Theatre Cafe, January 29-30, 2010 at 8:00 pm (rescheduled)
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Cyrus Chestnut Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, February 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Jeremy Pelt Quintet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, 4:00 pm matinee
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, March 12, 2010, 8:00 pm
  • Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra @ Sixth Annual Jazz for the Park benefit, Auditorium Theatre, March 22, 2010
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Annie Sellick and Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Friday, April 2, 2010, 8:00 pm

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from the performing artists themselves and other sources. The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Please forgive me for any discrepancies with reality and feel free to let me know what the problem is, and I'll get the corrections up on the site as soon as possible (click on the "Send an email to Jazz@Rochester" link). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post about how it went. I want to hear from you!

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

Freddy Cole will put a “Smile for Christmas” on your face at Exodus to Jazz December 18th

Exodus To Jazz is bringing back the incomparable singer and entertainer Freddy Cole to do a holiday show "A Smile for Christmas" on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, in the Genesee Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside. Cole will jazz up your Christmas season, putting his own spin on holiday classics and selections from the Great American Songbook.  Cole will playing with his quartet guitarist Randy Napoleon, drummer Curtis Boyd and bassist Elias Bailey, which according to the New York Times is a group that “never fails to satisfy."

The Freddy Cole Quartet will perform at 8:00 pm (in one show comprised of two one-hour sets) in the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, 120 East Main Street, Rochester, NY. General admission tickets are $20, payable through TicketWeb.com (“Freddy Cole” or “Exodus To Jazz”) or at the door on show night. Reserved seat tickets are $25. Tickets can be bought through TicketWeb.com (search for “Freddy Cole” or “Exodus To Jazz”) or ordered with an email to Exodustojazz@aol.com. Student tickets are $10 at the door with current ID. For more information call (585) 733-7685.

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

Jazz Around Town: The weather outside is (getting) frightful, but the jazz is so delightful

As the wind begins to howl and the snow swirls, I'm sitting here all warm and toasty listening to some jazz (what, you thought it would be Waylon Jennings?) and preparing my listings of what seems like a lot of jazz gigs in and around Rochester over the next seven days. Yes, again I haven't been able to get to any other post in the past seven days, so disregard the listings post that appears immediately below. That was so last week... 

Thursday, December 10, 2009

  • Todd East @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Allen & the Avatars @ Beale Street Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Watkins and the Rapiers @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Mark Cassara Band @ Pane Vino, 8:00 pm
  • Matt Valerio @ Grill at Strathallan, 8:00 pm
  • Standard Jazz @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm

Friday, December 11, 2009

  • The Greg Clark Four @ Flour City Diner, 5:30 pm
  • Bobby Dibaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Allen, AKOS @ Starship Night Club, 6:00 pm
  • Steve Tranelli with Scott Bradley, Bill Tiberio and Bill Welch Advent Concert (Jazz at Immanuel Series) @ Immanuel Baptist Church, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Jazz Impressions of the Beatles @ Ingle Auditorium at Rochester Institute of Technology, 8:00 pm
  • Coda Combo @ Towpath Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Frank Basile Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm

Saturday, December 12, 2009

  • Andy Stobie & Greater Finger Lakes Jazz Orchestra @ BonTon Court at Marketplace Mall, 6:00 pm
  • Sofrito @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm
  • Todd East @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Tom Passamonte @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm
  • Frank Basile Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Fred Stone Progressive Jazz Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, December 13, 2009

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Latin Jazz Jam @ Tango Cafe, 4:00 pm
  • Bill Welch Band "Love Was Born" Christmas Concert Jazz@111 benefit for In the Loop Ministries @ Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 111 N Chestnut St., Rochester, 4:00 pm
  • Rick Holland Little Big Band @ Lovin' Cup, 8:30 pm

Monday, December 14, 2009

  • Spencerport High School Jazz Band @ County Office Building Atrium, 39 W Main St, Rochester, noon
  • The White Hots "Best Of The Wurst" CD Release Party @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

  • Brad Batz Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Joe Santora & Emily Kirchoff @ PaRe Bar and Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

  • Todd East @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Todd East @ Pub 511, 8:00 pm
  • Mel Henderson and T.S. Trio @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm
  • Todd East @ Pub 511, 8:00 pm
  • Ted Perry Trio “Samba, Swing and the Occasional Sleigh Bell” @ Rochester Academy of Medicine, 8:00 pm
  • Open Jazz Jam Session with Cinnamon Jones @ Clarissa's, 9:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs in the Future!

  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Freddy Cole "A Smile for Christmas" Holiday Show, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Monk—The Play by Laurence Holder, featuring Rome Neal, Artistic Director of the Nuyorican Poets' Theatre Cafe, January 29-30, 2010 at 8:00 pm (rescheduled)
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Cyrus Chestnut Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, February 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Jeremy Pelt Quintet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Feb. 21, 2010, 4:00 pm (Sunday matinee)
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, March 12, 2010, 8:00 pm
  • Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra @ Sixth Annual Jazz for the Park benefit for Wilson Commencement Park, Auditorium Theatre, March 22, 2010
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Annie Sellick and Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, April 2, 2010, 8:00 pm

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from the performing artists themselves and other sources. The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Please forgive me for any discrepancies with reality and feel free to let me know what the problem is, and I'll get the corrections up on the site as soon as possible (click on the "Send an email to Jazz@Rochester" link). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post about how it went. I want to hear from you!

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

Jazz Around Town: Some gigs to check out around Rochester

Sitting here writing a post rather than where I want to be, in Kilbourn Hall hearing Bob Brookmeyer perform. Just couldn't get the steam to go out tonight, but I plan on catching Brookmeyer tomorrow at East Rochester's Village Rock Cafe.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

  • Todd East @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 6:00 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm
  • Nazareth College Jazz Ensemble @ Wilmot Recital Hall, Nazareth College, 7:30 pm
  • Watkins and the Rapiers @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Matt Valerio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:00 pm
  • Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra @ German House (benefit for the American Cancer Society), 8:00 pm
  • Dave Rivello live recording session with Bob Brookmeyer @ Village Rock Cafe, Thursday, 9:00 pm

Friday, December 4, 2009

  • Bobby Dibaudo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Allen, AKOS @ Starship Night Club, 6:00 pm
  • Todd East @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Pane Vino, 8:00 pm
  • Mike Kaupa Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Dubblestuff @ Lovin' Cup, 9:00 pm
  • Mark Cassara Band @ Bistro 135, 9:00 pm

Saturday, December 5, 2009

  • NYSSMA All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Instrumental Jazz Ensemble @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, 4:00 pm
  • DMBand @ Orien's Cafe, 1100 Long Pond Rd, 6:00 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Russell Fielder & Jim Rhody Duet @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 7:30 pm
  • Jennifer Marie (Heieck) @ Bistro 135, 8:00 pm
  • Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Fred Stone Progressive Jazz Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, December 6, 2009

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Evening of Holiday Jazz with the Karl Stabnau Quartet @ Lovin' Cup, 7:00 pm

Monday, December 7, 2009

  • The White Hots @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • FLCC Jazz Ensemble @ Finger Lakes Community College, Rm B355, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr, Canandaigua, 7:00 pm
  • Quinn Lawrence & Anna Reguero (Swing Dance & Jazz) @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

  • Gabe Condon Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Joe Santora & Emily Kirchoff @ PaRe Bar and Grill, 7:00 pm
  • FLCC Jazz Ensemble @ Finger Lakes Community College, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 7:00 pm
  • Chris Teal & Quintopus @ Boulder Coffee Co @ Brooks Landing, 7:00 pm
  • Epilogue @ Boulder Coffee Co., 8:00 pm

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

  • Dave Mancini Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • FLCC Jazz Ensemble @ Finger Lakes Community College, 7:00 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Todd East @ Pub 511, 8:00 pm
  • Mel Henderson and T.S. Trio @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm
  • Open Jazz Jam Session with Cinnamon Jones @ Clarissa's, 9:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs in the Future

  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Freddy Cole "A Smile for Christmas" Holiday Show, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Monk—The Play by Laurence Holder, featuring Rome Neal, Artistic Director of the Nuyorican Poets' Theatre Cafe, January 29-30, 2010 at 8:00 pm (rescheduled)
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Cyrus Chestnut Trio @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, February 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from the performing artists themselves and other sources. The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Please forgive me for any discrepancies with reality and feel free to let me know what the problem is, and I'll get the corrections up on the site as soon as possible (click on the "Send an email to Jazz@Rochester" link). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post about how it went. I want to hear from you!

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