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Summer jazz in Rochester...ain't it fine!

Lilac Festival...gone, Corn Hill...gone, The Big Rib...gone, but jazz is still here in Rochester, NY.  Here are the listings for the next seven days, my friends....

Thursday, July 17th

  • Matt Valerio@ The Grill at Strathallan, 6:30 pm
  • Ernie Capone @ Canal Front Welcome Center, Brockport, 6:30 pm
  • The White Hots @ Mead Square Park, Victor, 7:00 pm
  • Rochester Philharmonic Jazz Quintet @ First Unitarian Church, 7:00 pm
  • Nate Rawls @ Triphammer Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Trio East @ Little Theatre Café, 7:30 pm
  • Tom Passamonte @ Remington's, 8:00 pm
  • Filthy Funk @ Dub Land Underground, 9:00 pm

Friday, July 18th

  • Paul Hofmann Duo-Jazz Happy Hour @ The Grill at Strathallan, 5:00 pm
  • RPO in the City Jazz Ensemble @ Corn Hill Landing, 5:15 pm
  • Tom Passamonte @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Jimmie Highsmith & Reflekshunz (Benefit for the Lady Cougars Cheerleading Squad) @ Club Pazzo, 7:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione with the New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Pat Labarbera with the Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Bodhi's Café & Lounge, 8:00 pm
  • Filthy Funk @ Dub Land Underground, 9:00 pm

Saturday, July 19th

  • Gap Mangione Big Band Concert @ Penfield Ampitheater, 7:00 pm
  • Tom Passamonte @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • RPO with the Mambo Kings, Jeff Tyzik, conductor @ CMAC, 7:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Phil Freeman @ Bistro 135, 7:30 pm
  • Pat Labarbara with Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 9:30 pm
  • East End Boys @ Havana Moes (East Ave.), 9:30 pm
  • Cultura @ Tapas 177 Lounge, 11:00 pm

Sunday, July 20th

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Nostalgic Reunion Jazz Ensemble @ C. Carter Memorial Gazebo Concert, Spencerport, 6:30 pm

Monday, July 21st

  • The Rick Holland 4tet with Bill Dobbins, Fred Stone and Rich Thompson, Tasteology, 8:00 pm
  • Frankie Phelan Five (from St. Catharines, Ontario) (sponsored by the Flower City Jazz Society) @ Green Lantern Inn, One East Church Street, Fairport, 6:30 pm
  • Big Apple Mondays Swing Dance Class and Live Jazz with Quinn Lawrence Trio @ Flat Iron Cafe, 8:30 pm

Tuesday, July 22nd

  • Joe Santora & Emily Kirchoff @ Virtu, 6:30 pm
  • Footnote CD Release Party @ Penfield Amphitheatre (“Cool Jazz Series”), 7:00 pm
  • Groove Juice Swing presents Intro to Swing Dance Class @ Tango Cafe Dance Studio, 389 Gregory Street, South Wedge, 8:00 pm
  • Dubblestuff @ Java's Café, 9:00 pm

Wednesday, July 23rd

  • Mark Hadley Quartet @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Noa Bursie @ Little Theatre Café, 7:30 pm

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from the performing artists themselves and from other sources. Please forgive me for any discrepancies with reality; feel free to let me know what the problem is, and I'll get the corrections up on the site as soon as possible. Any list items that contain an Added image or struck-through text reflect corrections implemented after initial publication of this post. Email subscribers should check the listings post online for updates or revisions before making decisions based on the information in this post. For additional information regarding a particular performance (where I haven't previewed it in a separate post in advance), you may want to check the artist or venue web sites listed in the right panel of this weblog. 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.


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