Live shot: Jeremy Pelt Quintet @ Exodus to Jazz in Rochester, NY
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Jazz Around Town: You're not going to let a little snow keep from hearing some music... this is Rochester, NY!

With 6-12" of the white stuff or more in the offing, some may be thinking about hunkering down. We've had it easy this year so far, right? So here are the listings for live jazz in and around Rochester for the next seven days. Get on your boots, shovel your way out of the driveway, and get out to see something if you can.

As my iPhone takes pretty lousy pictures, I had to "jazz" up today's photo (of trumpeter Jeremy Pelt at the Sunday Exodus to Jazz gig) with a bit of color, etc. in Photoshop Mobile.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Dawn Thomson & Special Guests @ Max at Eastman Place, 7:00 pm
  • Trio East @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Matt Valerio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:00 pm
  • Mike Allen & the Avatars @ Beale Street Cafe, 7:00 pm

Friday, February 26, 2010

  • Whitney Marchelle with Quinn Lawrence @ Radisson Hotel GO Red For Women Community Luncheon, 12:00 pm
  • The Jazz Contigent @ Abilene, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ George Eastman House, 6:00 pm
  • Bobby DiBaudo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm
  • Clay Jenkins with the Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione & The New Blues Band @ Woodcliff, 8:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Saturday, February 27, 2010

  • Whitney Marchelle & Trio @ Black History Month Family Day at the Memorial Art Gallery, 4:00 pm
  • Sofrito @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 7:30 pm
  • Clay Jenkins with the Mike Melito Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione & The New Blues Band @ Woodcliff, 8:30 pm
  • Kinloch Nelson Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, February 28, 2010

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Ryan Barclay Quintet @ Lovin Cup, 7:00 pm

Monday, March 1, 2010

  • No jazz for you?

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

  • Matt Valerio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • AMP @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Sturm conducting the New Jazz Ensemble with Bob Sneider, Clay Jenkins, Mike Kaupa, and Mark Kellogg guest soloists) @ Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, 8:00 pm
  • Todd East @ Pub 511, 8:00 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 7:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs 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. 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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