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Jazz Around Town: A thousand ways to make you go hear jazz in the ROC ....

1000 posts imageThis Jazz Around Town post marks the 1,000th post I've done on Jazz@Rochester since September 2006 (actually hit 1,000 awhile ago as I did quite a few on a former site on the now defunct Blogsome platform in 2005).

This blog has become so much more than I thought it would (but so much less than I know it could be). It's a labor of love of the music and the live jazz scene here in Rochester.  There will be some changes coming in the next year that I aim to write about pretty soon. For now, check out the live jazz in town over the next seven days....

Thursday, November 1, 2012

  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • Andy Calabrese Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Marc Schwartz Trio @ Acanthus Cafe 337 East Ave, Rochester, 7:30 pm
  • The Djangoners @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe (E. Rochester), 9:00 pm

Friday, November 2, 2012

  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Aamaya Bar and Grill, 6:30 pm
  • Norman Tibbils @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Uptown Groove @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant 1550 New York 332, Farmington, 7:00 pm 
  • A Few Bad Apples @ Trinities Restaurant 36 W. Main St., Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Mel Henderson,Terrance Bruce, Peter Chwazik and John Nyerges with legendary drummer Bernard Purdie @ Eureka Lodge Scholarship and Thanksgiving Ball at the Hyatt Regency, 125 E. Main St., Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, 
  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Saturday, November 3, 2012

  • Bob Sneider @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Day Break @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant 1550 New York 332, Farmington, 7:00 pm
  • Norman Tibbils @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Hedges Restaurant 1290 Lake Rd., Webster, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Uptown Groove Cd Release Party @ Lovin Cup, 8:00 pm
  • Gregoire Maret with Ferenc Nemeth @ Albright Knox Gallery (Buffalo), 8:00 pm
  • Bill Tiberio & University of Rochester JAZZZZZ concert @ Henry Alvah Strong Auditorium, 8:00 pm
  • The White Hots @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, call for info

Sunday, November 4, 2012

  • Bill Slater Solo Piano @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, brunch
  • Michael Vadala Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant 1550 New York 332, Farmington, 5:30 pm
  • Joe Santora & Curtis Kendrick @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, contact for time

Monday, November 5, 2012

  • Bop Arts presents Deanna Witkowski Trio featuring Rich Thompson and Jeff Campbell @ Bop Shop Records, 5:00 pm 
  • The Westview Project @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Ben Torres @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Scott Krier @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant 1550 New York 332, Farmington, 6:00 pm
  • Penfield Rotary Big Band Swing Dance @ Penfield Community Center 1985 Baird Rd., Penfield, 7:30 pm
  • Clay Jenkins, ESM Faculty Artist Series @ East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 8:00 pm

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

  • Tinted Image @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Vince Ercolamento & Joe Chiappone Jazz Quartet @ Murph's, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, 8:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events in the Future

If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went (see the Comment link at the bottom). I want to hear from you! Please share the post with your friends who love jazz.

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.The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Only start times are listed, visit or call the venue for more details (the sites for many of the venues are in the right panel). Please forgive 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 "Contact Us" button above). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went. I want to hear from you!

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

Exodus to Jazz takes a breather ...

 

Exodus to Jazz logoAs some of you may have read elsewhere (and here last Wednesday), my friend José DaCosta, the guy behind the great live jazz series Exodus to Jazz, has announced that ETJ is going on a "hiatus" while they regroup and he works on engaging Rochester more fully. I'll let José tell you in his own words (from a release he sent out to supporters):

I entered this Exodus To Jazz season confident that the line-up of artists would motivate more jazz fans to attend the concerts. Attendances at the first three concerts (Wallace Roney, Bucky Pizzarelli and Tom Harrell) and low advanced ticket sales for the next two concerts (E.J. Strickland and Rene Marie), however, have made it clear that improvements are needed in how I inform people about the artists and promote the concerts to attract more people who enjoy live music.

Given the work to be done, I've made the unfortunate decision to cancel the following shows:

  • E.J. Strickland Project, Oct. 27, 2012  
  • Rene Marie & Experiment in Truth, Nov. 15, 2012  
  • Denise Thimes & Trio, Dec. 8, 2012 
  • Ron Affif Trio, Jan. 5, 2013 

The Grace Kelly Quintet (Jan. 26, 2013) and Joe Locke Group (April 20, 2013) concerts remain as scheduled.

The status of the following concerts will be announced after I complete my reassessment:

  • Jeremy Pelt (Feb. 16, 2013)
  • Sabor Brasil (March 14, 2013)
  • Straight Ahead (May 11, 2013)

I know many of you were looking forward to attending several of the cancelled concerts and those being reassessed. I apologize to you and the affected artists for this situation. I am optimistic that Exodus To Jazz will reemerge a more sustainable live concert series.

Exodus to Jazz brings major artists and up and comers to ROC, presenting them in unique settings such as XRIJF venue Lutheran Church of the Reformation and the Hochstein Performance Hall. These are world class jazz artists and groups who may otherwise be here only during the XRIJF if at all.

Jazz@Rochester is a sponsor of Exodus to Jazz and I hope to help José figure out where to go from here, and support him in the direction he takes.  I hope you will too.  Watch here and at the Exodus to Jazz website for more information.

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

Jazz Around Town: The jazz lead up to Halloween .... but first some news

2013 Club Pass imageThe Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival’s 12th Edition Club Pass goes on sale this Friday, October 26 at 10 am at the special holiday price of $174 plus $6 service charge, a $20 savings off the regular price. The price is good until midnight on December 31, 2012. More than half of all Club Passes available last year were sold before the end of December, and the Club Pass sold out February 6, more than a month before the lineup was announced. The 2013 full festival lineup will be announced in March 2013. Club Passes may be purchased exclusively online at the festival's website. XRIJF's Artistic Director and Producer John Nugent also announced "we are adding a new venue, The Little Theatre, to the 2013 Club Pass Series. That will add 18 concerts, making the 2013 Club Pass good at 221 Club Pass shows over nine days, 18 more shows than last year.”

small ETJ logoIn other, sadder news for the jazz scene in Rochester, citing the low turnout for the season so far, Exodus To Jazz series promoter José DaCosta has announced that the series is going on a "semi-hiatus" while he reconsiders the schedule and how to best present the great artists and music he has been bringing to Rochester for seven seasons. You might have noticed my stealthy dropping of the upcoming shows. However, ETJ will be announcing a pared down schedule soon. More details are in an article this week in City Newspaper and will follow on ETJ's website and in this blog. Jazz@Rochester is a sponsor of ETJ (and wishes our promotion had been more effective...).

Thursday, October 25, 2012

  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncones Italian Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • John Palocy Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Gary Chudik @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • The Djangoners @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Friday, October 26, 2012

  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Holiday Band @ Pane Vino Restaraunt, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Aamaya Bar and Grill, 6:30 pm
  • Jazz Dessert (benefit proceeds to support College music programs) @ Roberts Wesleyan College, Edward P. Cox Hall Auditorium, 7:00 pm
  • Cool Club Jazz @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Sunny Brown Band @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant 1550 New York 332, Farmington, 7:00 pm 
  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Saturday, October 27, 2012

  • The Mambo Kings @ Lovin Cup, 3:00-7:00 pm
  • Side Project @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Anna Vogel @ McGraw's Irish Pub (E. Rochester), 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 6:30 pm
  • Jazz Dessert (benefit proceeds to support College music programs) @ Roberts Wesleyan College, Edward P. Cox Hall Auditorium, 7:00 pm
  • Michael Vadala Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant 1550 New York 332, Farmington, 7:00 pm
  • Norman Tibbils @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Special Blend @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Halloween Party: Cousin Vinny @ Corner Sports Bar (East Rochester), 8:00 pm
  • 4th Annual "Naughty or Nice" Halloween Bash with The Greener Grass Band, The Swooners @ Lovin' Cup, 9:00 pm
  • The White Hots @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, call for info

Sunday, October 28, 2012

  • Bill Slater Solo Piano @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, brunch
  • Nazareth College Jazz Combo @ Nazareth College Wilmot Recital Hall, 3:00 pm
  • Day Break @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant 1550 New York 332, Farmington, 5:30 pm
  • Joe Santora & Curtis Kendrick @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, contact for time

Monday, October 29, 2012

  • Gap Mangione Solo Piano Series @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Marc Schwartz Trio @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Watkins & the Rapiers @ Little Theatre, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Kyle Vock Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

  • El Rojo Jazz @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola @ Lovin Cup, Wednesday, October 31st, 8:00 pm
  • Vince Ercolamento & Joe Chiappone Jazz Quartet @ Murph's, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, 8:00 pm
  • Bonerama @ Nietzsche's (Buffalo), 8:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events in the Future

If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went (see the Comment link at the bottom). I want to hear from you! Please share the post with your friends who love jazz.

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.The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Only start times are listed, visit or call the venue for more details (the sites for many of the venues are in the right panel). Please forgive 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 "Contact Us" button above). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know 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: Live jazz 'round Rochester

Jazz 1 way imageSince WXXI is looking for cash, I'll make my own appeal (but not for your hard earned dollahs). For those of you who are readers, I'd appreciate it if you'd let your friends who love live jazz  know about this here little blog. If you're a musician, let me know about your gigs and let your friends who play jazz around town know as well. I see a lot of them elsewhere, but every week probably miss a few. Just send me an email through the link provided....

Thursday, October 18, 2012

  • Max at the Gallery Tapas Night with Mike Melito, Bob Sneider & Dan Vitale @ Memorial Art Gallery, 5:30 pm added image
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncones Italian Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • John Palocy Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Jazz90.1 Meet the Artist Series with John Nyerges @ Lovin Cup, 8:00 pm
  • The Djangoners @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe (E. Rochester), 9:00 pm added image

Friday, October 19, 2012

  • Jazz90.1 Open House @ Greece Olympia High School, 1139 Maiden Lane, Greece, 5:00-7:00 pm
  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Swooners @ Pane Vino Restaraunt, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Williamson, 7:00 pm
  • Rob Garcia 4 with John Stetch, Noah Preminger and Matt Pavolka @ School of the Arts, Allen Main Stage Theatre, 7:00 pm
  • A Few Bad Apples @ Trinities Resto Lounge 36 W. Main Street, Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Soul Express @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Norman Tibbils @ Lemoncello, 8:00 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Mambo Kings @ Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint 830 Jefferson Rd., Henrietta, 9:00 pm

Saturday, October 20, 2012

  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Glengarry Inn at Eagle Vale, 4400 Nine Mile Point Road, Rt 250, Fairport, 7:00 pm
  • Cool Jazz Club @  Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • The Bowties CD Release Party @ Lovin Cup, 8:00 pm
  • The White Hots @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, call for info

Sunday, October 21, 2012

  • Bill Slater Solo Piano @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, brunch
  • Todd East Farewell Concert (Kansas City here he comes...) @ Water Street Music Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora & Curtis Kendrick @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, contact for time

Monday, October 22, 2012

  • Bob DiBaudo Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Mark Bader @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Watkins & the Rapiers @ Little Theatre, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jim Nugent @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

  • Julie Delario Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Vintage Martini Tasting with the Swooners @ Lovin Cup, 6:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Michael Vadala Sextet with Mammal is a Moutain @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm
  • Vince Ercolamento & Joe Chiappone Jazz Quartet @ Murph's, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, 8:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events in the Future

If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went (see the Comment link at the bottom). I want to hear from you! Please share the post with your friends who love jazz.

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.The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Only start times are listed, visit or call the venue for more details (the sites for many of the venues are in the right panel). Please forgive 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 "Contact Us" button above). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know 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: Your live jazz listings for Rochester, NY....

Jazz with Sax imageHope to get out this weekend, but we'll have to see. Check out the Eastman Alumni Jazz Concert on Friday and other UofR Meliora Weekend music.

So ... what's on your list over the next seven days?

Thursday, October 11, 2012

  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncones Italian Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • John Palocy Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • The Djangoners @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Friday, October 12, 2012

  • Frank's Rat Pack @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • NiteFall with Anthony Gianovola @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Pane Vino Restaraunt, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Aamaya Bar and Grill, 1900 Clinton Avenue South, Rochester, 6:30 pm
  • Nate Rawls Band @ Trinities Resto Lounge 36 W. Main Street, Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Mike Vadala Trio with Ron McIntyre, Cammy Enaharo, Ben Blujus, and Matt Eaton @ Boulder Coffee Co. Alexander St., 7:30 pm
  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Rayburn Wright Tribute Alumni Jazz Concert with the Eastman Jazz Ensemble and New Jazz Ensemble featuring Bill Cunliffe and other surprise guests @ Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 8:00 pm
  • Spyro Gyra @ The Tralf 30th Anniversary Celebration, The Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo, 8:00 pm
  • Dan Schmitt & The Shadows @ Johnny's Irish Pub, 8:00 pm
  • Roc City Stompers @ Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, Henrietta, 8:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Mark Viavattine Duo @Tavern58 at Gibbs, 9:00 pm
  • The Moho Collective with the End Men and Josh Netksy Band @ Lovin Cup, 9:00 pm

Saturday, October 13, 2012

  • Katie Ernst @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 6:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Special Blend @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • The White Hots @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, call for info

Sunday, October 14, 2012

  • Bill Slater Solo Piano @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, brunch
  • Footnote @ Lovin Cup, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora & Curtis Kendrick @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, contact for time

Monday, October 15, 2012

  • Gap Mangione Solo Piano Series @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Five Year Anniversary Party with Soul Express @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Flower City Jazz Society presents the Chicago Hot Six @ Green Lantern Inn One East Church St., Fairport, 6:30 pm
  • Watkins & the Rapiers @ Little Theatre, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

  • Todd East Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Mambo Kings (Live on-air) @ Jazz 90.1, 7:00 to 8:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Open Jazz Jam with Mike DiMartino featuring John Arcotta Quartet @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm
  • Vince Ercolamento & Joe Chiappone Jazz Quartet @ Murph's, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, 8:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events in the Future

If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went (see the Comment link at the bottom). I want to hear from you! Please share the post with your friends who love jazz.

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.The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Only start times are listed, visit or call the venue for more details (the sites for many of the venues are in the right panel). Please forgive 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 "Contact Us" button above). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know 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: Jazz gigs in and around Rochester, NY

Jazz sign image

I'll be checking out Tom Harrell's TRIP tomorrow night. Be the third time hearing Harrell play foir me and all have been great. Added some new things to the upcoming events and gigs list at the bottom. So ... what's on your list over the next seven days?

Thursday, October 4, 2012

  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • Bobby DiBaudo Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Anthony Giannavola @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Mark Schwartz Trio @ Acanthus Cafe, 337 East Ave, Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • The Djangoners @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Tom Harrell's TRIP @ Hochstein Performance Hall, 8:00 pm (see post immediately below for more information)

Friday, October 5, 2012

  • Champagne & The Swoon Daddies @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Jimmie Highsmith Jr. Experience @ First Annual Silent Auction to benefit Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center at the American Association of University Women, 494 East Ave., Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville,7:00 pm
  • Friday Jazz at Immanuel with Tommy Gearhart @ Immanuel Baptist Church, 815 Park Ave., 7:00 pm
  • Alan Murphy Trio @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Groove Juice Swing presents Gordon Webster (part of 15th Annual Steven and Virginie Lindy Hop Workshop Weekend) @ Eisenhart Auditorium, Rochester Museum & Science Center, 8:30 pm
  • Mark Viavattine Duo @Tavern58 at Gibbs, 9:00 pm

Saturday, October 6, 2012

  • Madeline Forster @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Aamaya Bar and Grill, 1900 Clinton Avenue South, South Wedge , 6:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Robert Glasper Experiment @ Tralf Music Hall (Buffalo), 8:00 pm
  • Groove Juice Swing presents Gordon Webster (part of 15th Annual Steven and Virginie Lindy Hop Workshop Weekend) @ Eisenhart Auditorium, Rochester Museum & Science Center, 8:30 pm

Sunday, October 7, 2012

  • Bill Slater Solo Piano @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, brunch
  • Joe Santora & Curtis Kendrick @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, contact for time

Monday, October 8, 2012

  • The Westview Project @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Mark Bader @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Watkins & the Rapiers @ Little Theatre, 7:30 pm
  • Amanda Ashley @ Lemoncello, 8:00 pm

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jim Nugent @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Open Jazz Jam with Mike DiMartino featuring Rick Holland-Evan Dobbins Little Big Band @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm
  • Vince Ercolamento & Joe Chiappone Jazz Quartet @ Murph's, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, 8:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events in the Future

If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went (see the Comment link at the bottom). I want to hear from you! Please share the post with your friends who love jazz.

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.The aim is to give you a one stop place to find all your jazz in Rochester. Only start times are listed, visit or call the venue for more details (the sites for many of the venues are in the right panel). Please forgive 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 "Contact Us" button above). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went. I want to hear from you!

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