Four80East coming to Rochester this Thursday at Water Street Music Hall
Jazz Around Town: Sold out? ... go somewhere else to hear jazz!

Jazz Around Town: Can there be too much music to hear? No, not really ....

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I wanted to get out to hear Michael Musillami Trio tonight out at Lovin Cup, but I'm here writing this post out for you my dear readers (sorry Tom!) ... I'm also saving what little energy I have for tomorrow night's Exodus to Jazz show with Toronto's Four80East with my buddies in Paradigm Shift opening at 7:00 pm. 

Here is the live jazz in and around Rocheter for the next seven days, plus some things coming up in the the near future:

Thursday, March 14, 2013

  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • Jazz Trane @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Jeff Slutsky @& Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Steve West with Steve Melcher & Drew Moore @ Rabbit Room (Honeoye Falls), 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncones Italian Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Four80East with Paradigm Shift @ Water Street Music Hall, Thursday, March 14th, 8:00 pm (Paradigm Shift when doors open at 7:00 pm)
  • Todd East @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 8:00 pm
  • AudioInflux with Gang of Thieves @ Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint (Henrietta), 8:00 pm

Friday, March 15, 2013

  • Bobby DiBaudo Duo @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • The Westview Project @ The Mendon House, 6:00 pm
  • Midnight City @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes  @ Pultneyville Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Luca Foresta & Electro Kings @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Sunny Brown Band @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Pomodoro's University Ave, 7:00 pm
  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Pomodoro's Monroe Ave, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers @ Charlie Browns, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Mark Cassara Band @ Bistro 135, 8:00 pm
  • Sofrito @ Litttle Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Todd East @ Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack 5857 Rt. 96, Farmington, call for info

Saturday, March 16, 2013

  • Madeline Forster @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • White Hots @ Pultneyville Grill, 6:30 pm
  • Jim Drew & Humble Soul with Jeff Riales & the Silvertone Express in benefit for National Center for Missing & Exploited Children @ Sodus Central High School Auditorium, 6:30 pm (Facebook event)
  • Jim Nugent Trio  @ Pomodoro's University Ave, 7:00 pm
  • JazZ aFter worK with Paradigm Shift @ Sanibel Cottage Restaurant, 1517 Empire Blvd (Webster), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers @ Charlie Browns, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Cousin Vinny @ Corner Sports Bar, 8:00 pm

Sunday, March 17, 2013

  • Jim Cullum Jazz Band @ Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, Sunday, March 17th, 2:00 pm
  • Michael Vadala Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:00 pm
  • Todd East and Hot Sweets @ Richmond's Tavern (Rochester), call for info

Monday, March 18, 2013

  • Alphonso Williams @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Ben Waara @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Flower City Jazz presents Rod Blumenau, Peter Ferran and the King's Swingers @ Green Lantern Inn (Fairport), 6:30 pm

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

  • Gary Chudyk @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • Steve Green Trio with Maggie Mullen @ Pomodoro's University Avenue, 6:00 pm
  • Tinted Image (Roses & Revolutions) @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Jimmie Highsmith Experience @ Tala Vera Cantina, 6:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ 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

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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 websites 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.


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