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Jazz Around Town: Listing jazz in the clubs, halls and restaurants of Rochester

Sometimes just don't have enough steam to get more than the Wednesday listings post out. I'm sure you're lives went on without it... So, enough with the bellyachin, here's the jazz for the next seven days:

Thursday, November 12, 2009

  • Todd East @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 6:00 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Dawn Thomson & Friends @ Max at Eastman Place, 7:00 pm
  • Don Mancuso & Regi Hendrix @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Standard Jazz Quartet @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Filthy Funk All-Star Jam with DJ Tim Tones @ Lovin' Cup, 9:00 pm

Friday, November 13, 2009

  • Bobby DiBaudo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Allen, AKOS @ Starship Night Club, 6:00 pm
  • Travis Fitch @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Cafe' Vas, 7:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger (Groove Juice Swing event) @ Rochester Museum and Science Center, 7:45 pm dance lesson, 9-11:45 pm music
  • Coda Combo @ Towpath Cafe (Fairport), 8:00 pm
  • Alex Norris with Bill Dobbins Trio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • The Bowties @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Mark Cassaro Band @ Bistro 135, 9:00 pm

Saturday, November 14, 2009

  • Steve Greene Trio @ Natural Oasis, 288 Monroe Ave, 5:30 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 376 Jefferson Rd, 7:00 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi @ Montage Music Hall, 7:00 pm (yes, Montage... apparently opening for Shred Fest? at least that's how City has it...)
  • Todd East @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Gordon Webster & Friends (Groove Juice Swing event) @ Rochester Museum & Science Center, 9:00 pm
  • Alex Norris withi Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Kinloch Nelson Jazz Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Jimmie Highsmith Jr. @ Benefit for Advocacy Center at Rush Creekside Inn, 6071 E. Henrietta Rd., 9:00 pm Added image
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, November 15, 2009

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • The Gerry Nasca Quartet @ Lovin' Cup, 7:00 pm
  • Jeffrey Osborne @ Fifth Annual Jazz For The Park benefit concert, Eastman Theatre's Kodak Hall, 7:00 pm (OK, I know it's not "jazz" per se—although Mr. Osborne was with the Rippingtons for a time—but this is my blog, it's for a great cause, the Wilson Commencement Park, and the annual benefit has brought some great jazz to town in the past, so there.... If you attend at the patron rate you can also head over to Henry B's on East Avenue to Paradigm Shift at a reception following the concert)

Monday, November 16, 2009

  • The White Hots @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Ted Howe's Tri-City Jazz Band (Flower City Jazz event) @ Green Lantern Inn, Fairport NY, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

  • Brad Batz Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Tandoor Of India, 376 Jefferson Rd, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora & Emily Kirchoff @ PaRe Bar and Grill, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

  • Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Saoco Project @ Lovin' Cup, 7:00 pm
  • AMP @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Todd East @ Pub 511, 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 Paradigm Shift with Bobby Militello, November 19th, 8:00 and 10:00 pm
  • Steve Davis @ Strathallan Hotel, November 21, 8:30 pm
  • Bob Brookmeyer 80th Birthday Celebration with Eastman New Jazz Ensemble (directed by Dave Rivello) @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, 7:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Monk—The Play by Laurence Holder, featuring Rome Neal, Artistic Director of the Nuyorican Poets' Theatre Cafe, December 11th & 12th, 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.


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