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Today is International Jazz Day, but the live jazz in ROC continues for seven more

image from jazzday.comYes, same image as last week, but today is actually International Jazz Day.  See the end of this post for a special IJD concert to stream. I'm hoping to get out to the Bob Shop tomorrow night to hear Stephen Crump's Rosetta Trio.  What are you going to hear?

OK, here's the live jazz in and around the ROC for the next seven days:

Thursday, May 1, 2014

  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 5:00 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans, Calkins Road in Henrietta, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with the Charles Mitchell Group @ Espada Brazilian Steak, Village Gate, Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Smooth Talkers @ Johnny's Irish Pub, 7:00 pm
  • Mike & Mike (Mike Kaupa and Mike Frederick) @ Victoire (East Ave.), 7:00 pm
  • DJangoners @ The Little Theatre, 7:30 pm
  • Stephen Crump's Rosetta Trio @ The Bop Shop, Thursday, May 1st, 8:30 pm
  • Uptown Groove @ Richmond's Tavern, 8:30 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble with Nikola Tomic @ The Village Rock Cafe (E. Rochester), 9:00 pm

Friday, May 2, 2014

  • Smooth Talkers @ Johnny's Irish Pub, 5:00 pm
  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Hedges Restaurant, 6:30 pm
  • Scirroco @ La Casa, 6:30 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Club Bogey's (Private Club, Fairport, call first), 7:00 pm
  • Gian Carlo Cervone Trio @ The Pultneyville Grill (Williamson), 7:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Charlie Mitchell Group @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Saturday, May 3, 2014

  • Sofrito @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 6:30 pm
  • "The Sanctuary" Funkbox featuring Jimmie Tjari Highsmith @ The Baobab Cultural Center, 7:00 & 8:45 pm
  • Westview Project @ Amore Restaurant, Wegmans East Ave, no time provided
  • Annie Wells with Cammy Enaharo @ Loving Cup, No time provided
  • Special Blend @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, no time given

Sunday, May 4, 2014

  • Delta Jazz Brunch @ Hyatt Regnecy Rochester, 1:00 pm

Monday, May 5, 2014

  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta with Trio Los Claveles @ La Casa, 5:30 pm
  • Jeff Benatar @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Mambo Kings Cinco De Mayo Concert @ Lovin Cup, 7:00 pm

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

  • Roses & Revolutions @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Mark Bader @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Anthony Gianovola @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm 
  • Student Degree Recital (Greg Chako, jazz guitar) @  Ray Wright Room, ESM, 9:00 pm

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

  • Roses & Revolutions @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Kaupa & Two Bop @ Monroe's Restaurant (Pittsford), 6:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

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

  • Laurenzi/Ernst/Green (yes, that would be bassist Katie Ernst...) @ Bop Shop Records, Friday, May 9th, 8:00 pm
  • Daniel Bennett Group (Rochester CD Release) @ Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Road, Saturday, May 10th, 2:30 pm
  • Friday Jazz at Immanuel Celebrates with All Star Jam Session Benefit Concert with Bill Tiberio Band, Bill Welch Band, John Nyerges and Rod Blumenau, Vince Ercolamento, John Beck, Jimmie Highsmith Jr., and Paradigm Shift @ Immanuel Baptist Church, 815 Park Ave., Rochester, Friday, May 16th, 7:00 pm
  • Danny Fox Trio @ The Bop Shop, Sunday, May 18th, 8:30 pm
  • Jazz 90.1 Jazz Cruise with the Smugtown Stompers @ Colonial Belle (Erie Canal, Fairport), Monday, May 19th, 6:30 pm
  • Jimmy Bennington's Colour & Sound @ The Bop Shop, Friday, May 23rd, 9:00 pm

 

Here's the International Jazz Day concert from Osaka, Japan (April 30th was yesterday in Japan):

 

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. 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.

But wait, there's more ... Exodus to Jazz continues to bring great music to town

ETJ Logo

You may have caught the great Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet recently, but my friend José DaCosta's Exodus to Jazz has more in store for you in coming months. Since our spring and summer schedules will fill up fast, I thought I'd give you a heads up so you can get them on your calendar (they'll be on mine... some of them already are).

As of right now, the following concerts remain in the 2014 season (and they are great ones):

  • The Helen Sung Quintet on Friday, May 16th: Pianist Helen Sung has appeared here four times for Exodus to Jazz and is returning in May for a CD release concert for her new disc Anthem for a New Day (affiliate link), which has been getting critical and popular acclaim. The May 16th show has been cancelled, but ETJ will reschedule it later in the year.
  • Rachelle Ferrell on Friday, June 6th: A while ago I ran across a video of a live performance by Rachelle Ferrell and was amazed by this vocalist. She defies musical genres, but her live concerts must be experienced to understand this performer's potent combination of range, phrasing, and musicianship.
  • Tom Harrell Colors of a Dream on Saturday, August 23rd: Tom Harrell returns to Rochester and Exodus to Jazz with his Colors Of A Dream project (affiliate link), a piano-less ensemble with two bassists—Ugonna Okegwo, Harrell’s bassist for 14 years, joined by Esperanza Spalding, who also contrributes vocals on some tunes—with Harrell's regular band members Wayne Escoffery on tenor saxophone and Johnathan Blake on drums joined by Jaleel Shaw on alto saxophone.

There is an additional ETJ concert in October that remains to be announced. All of the concerts will be at 8:00 pm in the beautiful, historic Performance Hall at Hochstein School of Music, 50 N. Plymouth Ave. in downtown Rochester. You can get more information and purchase tickets through the lineup page on Exodus to Jazz's website.

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

Put a disk on the platter or get out and hear some live jazz in ROC

Record Store Day

If you yearn for the days of vinyl or just want some good jazz or other tunes for your iPod or other new-fangled listening device, make sure you get out to Record Store Day this Saturday, especially to Rochester's independent purveyor's of fine vinyl and good sounds, The Bop Shop and Record Archive, which will both be having special events 

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OK, here's the live jazz in and around the ROC for the next seven days:

Thursday, April 17, 2014

  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 5:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans, Calkins Road in Henrietta, 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncone's, 6:00 pm added image
  • Marco Amadio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:30 pm
  • Jeff Benatar Trio  @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with the Charles Mitchell Group @ Espada Brazilian Steak, Village Gate, Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Steve West @ The Lower Mill (Honeoye Falls), 6:30 pm
  • Amy Montrois Trio @ Johnny's Irish Pub (1382 Culver Rd., Rochester), 7:00 pm
  • DJangoners @ The Little Theatre, 7:30 pm
  • Big D Trio @ Dinosaur B-B-Q (Court St, Rochester), 8:00 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe, 9:00 pm added image

Friday, April 18, 2014

  • Champagne & The Swoon Daddies @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Amanda Montone & the Boyz @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:30 pm
  • Gian Carlo Cervone Trio @ Pultneyville Grill (Williamson), 7:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Little Vikings @ Boulder Cafe (South Wedge), 8:00 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Saturday, April 19, 2014

  • Student Degree Recital (Adler Scheidt, jazz guitar) @ Ray Wright Room, ESM, 1:30 pm
  • The Lance Hoffman Orchestra @ Skylark Lounge (40 South Union St, Rochester), 3:00 pm
  • Student Degree Recital (Charles Carr, jazz trumpet) @ Ray Wright Room, ESM, 3:30 pm
  • Special Blend @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Student Degree Recital (Gomeh Barak, jazz trumpet) @ Ray Wright Room, ESM, 7:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Annie Wells @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Sunday, April 20, 2014

  • Anthony Gianovola @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 5:30 pm

Monday, April 21, 2014

  • Alphonso Williams @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Flower City Jazz Socity presents the Dixieland Evenings with the Bar-room Buzzards Plus Two @ Glendoveers (2328 Old Browncroft Blvd, Rochester), 6:30 pm

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Roses & Revolutions @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Delfeayo Marsalis @ Honeoye Central School, 8:00 pm
  • Bob Hanley @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (listing says midnight, but you may want to call)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

  • Scott Krier @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

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

  • Roby Lakatos Ensemble @ Cornell Concert Series, Bailey Hall, Thursday, April 24th, 8:00 pm
  • Cécil McLorin Salvant @ Art of Jazz Series, Albright-Knox Gallery (Buffalo), Saturday, April 26th, 8:00 pm (see her before the XRIJF!)
  • Spontaneous Duos, Rochester's International Jazz Day Event, sponsored by Eastman Community Music School and the Institute for Creative Music @ Eastman School of Music, Messenger 1 on the corner of East and Gibbs, Wednesday, April 30th, 7:30 pm
  • Stephen Crump's Rosetta Trio @ The Bop Shop, Thursday, May 1st, 8:30 pm
  • Laurenzi/Ernst/Green (yes, that would be bassist Katie Ernst...) @ Bop Shop Records, Friday, May 9th, 8:00 pm
  • Daniel Bennett Group (Rochester CD Release) @ Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Road, Saturday, May 10th, 2:30 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Helen Sung Quintet Release Concert for "Anthem for a New Day" CD, Friday, May 16th, 8:00 pm
  • Friday Jazz at Immanuel Celebrates with All Star Jam Session Benefit Concert with Bill Tiberio Band, Bill Welch Band, John Nyerges and Rod Blumenau, Vince Ercolamento, John Beck, Jimmie Highsmith Jr., and Paradigm Shift @ Immanuel Baptist Church, 815 Park Ave., Rochester, Friday, May 16th, 7:00 pm added image
  • Danny Fox Trio @ The Bop Shop, Sunday, May 18th, 8:30 pm
  • Jimmy Bennington's Colour & Sound @ The Bop Shop, Friday, May 23rd, 9:00 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. 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.

As we wait for Spring in Rochester, there's some jazz around town to warm your ears ...

jazz signBack from NJ wondering when Spring will come. Until then, I'm going to put some hot music on the turntable and hope to get out and hear some around town.

Jazz 90.1 didn't meet their goal (@$6K short...), so if you can spare a dime ... give it. Give some props to Joelle VanBuren and Derrick Lucas of the station who are being honored in May by the Rochester Media Association for their years of service to the station.

Here's the live jazz in and around the ROC for the next seven days:

Thursday, April 10, 2014

  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 5:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans, Calkins Road in Henrietta, 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Ryan from El Rojo Jazz @ Lemoncello @ 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncone's, 6:30 pm
  • John Palocy Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with the Charles Mitchell Group @ Espada Brazilian Steak, Village Gate, Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Serge & Friends @ The Lower Mill (Honeoye Falls), 6:30 pm
  • DJangoners @ The Little Theatre, 7:30 pm
  • Clarence Hines with the Eastman Jazz Lab Band @ Kilbourn Hall, 8:00 pm

Friday, April 11, 2014

  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Uptown Groove @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:30 pm
  • Todd from Jive Street Five @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes  @ Pultneyville Grill (Williamson), 7:00 pm
  • Jimmie Greene @ Eastman School of Music’s Jazz Cafe Series, 7:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet @ Hochstein Performance Hall, 8:00 pm (Gus and Shalom perform a "Welcome" exhibition of Argentine Tango beginning at 7:15pm)
  • RIT Performing Artists Concert series presents Blues Got You: From the Mississippi Delta to Tin Pan Alley with Rod Blumenau, Herb Smith, Debbie Kendrick, Peter Chwazik, Paul Mastriani, and Danny Ziemann @ RIT, Ingle Auditorium in the Student Alumni Union, 8:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Groove Juice Swing presents the Perseverance Jazz Band @ Harro East, 8:00 (Dance Lesson at 7:00 pm)
  • Madeline Forster @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Saturday, April 12, 2014

  • Vanessa Mangione Quartet @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Glengarry Inn at Eagle Vale (Fairport), 7:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Annie Wells @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Gabe Condon Duo @ Wegman's East Ave. Amore Restaurant, no time given

Sunday, April 13, 2014

  • Student Degree Recital (Ben Britton, jazz saxophone) @ Howard Hanson Hall, ESM, 3:30 pm
  • Michael Vadala Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 5:30 pm
  • Student Degree Recital (Wendy Eisenberg, jazz guitar) @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, 7:00 pm
  • Student Degree Recital (Eric Metzgar, jazz percussion) @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, 9:00 pm

Monday, April 14, 2014

  • Mark Bader @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bob Hanley @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (listing says midnight, but you may want to call)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  • Ryan from El Rojo Jazz @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • Lap Giraffe @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Danny Ziemann Trio with John Nyerges and Jeff Metzger @ Live on Jazz 90.1, 7:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Eastman Jazz Ensemble and New Jazz Ensemble @ Kilbourn Hall, 8:00 pm

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

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. 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.

Exodus to Jazz brings the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet to ROC this coming Friday

image from gabrielalegria.com

In 2008, the Latin Jazz Network described trumpeter Gabriel Alegría's Afro-Peruvian Sextet in this way: "Every once in awhile there comes a musician who, when playing his or her chosen instrument, seems to carry within a vital life-force that is irrepressible." And last year, in reviewing this ensemble's CD Ciudad de los Reyes, Latin Jazz Network described the Sextet as an "ensemble that mixes music like a mythical painter daubing a mystical canvas with the vivid colours."

Having heard this great ensemble several times since 2006 (all brought to Rochester by Exodus to Jazz), I must agree. You start out the first time with the question "Afro-Peruvian jazz?" and before long know the answer. Yes! The group plays an infectious blend of the rhythms and African-influenced coastal music of Alegria's native Peru with modern jazz that is complex but can compel your feet to move irrespective of the placement of your posterior. 

Exodus to Jazz is bringing Gabriel Alegría's Afro-Peruvian Sextet to the Performance Hall at Hochstein School of Music this coming Friday, April 11th at 8:00 pm. Here's the skinny on when and what:

  • Venue: Hochstein School of Music, 50 N. Plymouth Ave., Rochester, NY 14614
  • When to Get There: Music starts at 8:00 pm with the doors open at 7:00 pm. There will be 2 1-hour sets with a 20-minute intermission
  • Tickets: You can pick up before before the show at Brownpapertickets.com at the following prices: Patron - $40; Premium - $30; General Admission - $25. At the door tickets will be priced at Patron - $43; Premium - $33; General Admission - $28 Student - $15
This post was originally published on JazzRochester. © Gregory V. Bell. All rights reserved.

A little early, but with the same great live jazz in the ROC ...

jazz 1 wayI'm writing this a bit early today as I'm going out of town later today, so check back tomorrow in case I've added any "stragglers" (especially you who receive it via email).  For those who receive the blog posts via email, I've heard from some that the print is too small. As I have 50+ eyes, I feel your pain!  I have adjusted it, but have not been able to verify how it looks to you all, so send me a message and I'll see what I can do .... and now for the jazz in and around ROC for the next seven days:

Thursday, April 3, 2014

  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 5:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans, Calkins Road in Henrietta, 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • Ryan from El Rojo Jazz @ Lemoncello @ 6:00 pm
  • John Palocy Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with the Charles Mitchell Group @ Espada Brazilian Steak, Village Gate, Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Sonny Brown Band @ The Lower Mill (Honeoye Falls), 6:30 pm
  • Jazz 90.1 Meet the Artist Concert Series with Lou Donaldson Quartet @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, 7:30 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe (E. Rochester), 9:00 pm

Friday, April 4, 2014

  • Mark Cassara Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Gian Carlo Cervone Trio @ Pultneyville Grill (Williamson), 7:00 pm
  • Jimmie Highsmith & Friends in the Underground @ BLU Bar & Grill (Gates), 7:00 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Hedges Restaurant (Webster), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm

Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Frank's Rat Pack @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Michael Pullano @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion (Webster), 7:00 pm
  • Sonny Brown Band @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Special Blend @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Gabe Condon Duo @ Wegman's East Ave. Amore Restaurant, no time given

Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • ROC the Arts fundraiser for Rochester Arts Advocates Scholarship & Grant Fund @ ArtisanWorks, 2:00 to 5:00 pm
  • Student Degree Recital, Alex Damon Patrick, jazz guitar @ Howard Hanson Hall, ESM, 3:30 pm
  • Michael Vadala Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 5:30 pm
  • Student Degree Recital, Nicholas Edwards, jazz bass @ Howard Hanson Hall, ESM, 9:00 pm

Monday, April 7, 2014

  • Jeff Benatar @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Faculty Artist Series with Bill Dobbins @ Hatch Recital Hall, ESM, 8:00 pm

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

  • Roses & Revolutions @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Bob Hanley @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

  • Scott Krier @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

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

  • Clarence Hines with the Eastman Jazz Lab Band @ Kilbourn Hall, Thursday, April 10th, 8:00 pm
  • Jimmie Greene @ Eastman School of Music’s Jazz Café Series, Friday, April 11th, 10:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet @ Hochstein Performance Hall, Friday, April 11th, 8:00 pm
  • RIT Performing Artists Concert series presents Blues Got You: From the Mississippi Delta to Tin Pan Alley with Rod Blumenau, Herb Smith, Debbie Kendrick, Peter Chwazik, Paul Mastriani, and Danny Ziemann @ RIT, Ingle Auditorium in the Student Alumni Union, Friday, April 11th, 8:00 pm
  • Groove Juice Swing presents the Perseverance Jazz Band @ Harro East, Friday, April 11th, 8:00 (Dance Lesson at 7:00 pm)
  • Delfeayo Marsalis @ Honeoye Central School, Tuesday, April 22, 8:00 pm
  • Roby Lakatos Ensemble @ Cornell Concert Series, Bailey Hall, Thursday, April 24th, 8:00 pm
  • Cécil McLorin Salvant @ Art of Jazz Series, Albright-Knox Gallery (Buffalo), Saturday, April 26th, 8:00 pm (see her before the XRIJF!)
  • Stephen Crump's Rosetta Trio @ The Bop Shop, Thursday, May 1st, 8:30 pm
  • Laurenzi/Ernst/Green (yes, that would be bassist Katie Ernst...) @ Bop Shop Records, Friday, May 9th, 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Helen Sung Quintet Release Concert for "Anthem for a New Day" CD, Friday, May 16th, 8:00 pm
  • Danny Fox Trio @ The Bop Shop, Sunday, May 18th, 8:30 pm
  • Jimmy Bennington's Colour & Sound @ The Bop Shop, Friday, May 23rd, 9:00 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. 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.