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Jazz Around Town: Live jazz in and around Rochester

Spent too much time setting up a new computer to get much else done this week, so you're seeing back-to-back jazz listings posts. A new entry on the scene, Lemoncello, just down the street from next door to Bistro 135 in East Rochester. I'm told that they plan on having jazz regularly (they're certainly starting out that way). I'll let you know as I hear more. Here's the jazz listings for the next seven days.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

  • Dave Mancini @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Dawn Thomson & Special Guests @ Max at Eastman Place, 7:00 pm
  • The Miche Fambro Show @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Matt Valerio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:00 pm
  • Chris (piano) @ Lemoncello (East Rochester), 9:00 pm

Friday, April 23, 2010

  • 7 Sense, Jim Lane @ Lemoncello, 5:00 pm
  • Bobby Dibaudo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Pane Vino, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm
  • Mike Allen & the Avatars @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar, 8:00 pm
  • Watkins & the Rapiers @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Shades of Gray @ Bistro 135, 9:00 pm

Saturday, April 24, 2010

  • Andy Stobie & the Greater Finger Lakes Jazz Orchestra @ All Things Art (Canandaigua), 7:00 pm
  • Epilogue with special guest bassist Ryan "the Griff" Griffith @ Boulder Coffee Company (Alexander), 8:00 pm
  • John Nugent with Bob Sneider Trio @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Nancy Perry @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Whitney Marchelle Quartet @ Henry B's (East End), 8:30 pm
  • Po Boys Brass Band @ Abilene, 9:00 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, April 25, 2010

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ First Presbyterian Church of Avon, 5605 E Avon-Lima Rd, 3:00 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • The Gerry Nasca Quartet @ Lovin' Cup, 7:00 pm

Monday, April 26, 2010

  • Brad Batz Group @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

  • Jim Nugent @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Quintopus @ Boulder Coffee Company (Brooks Landing), 7:00 pm
  • Debra Branch @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs in the Future

  • Rochester Music Hall of Fame Launch Party (including Paradigm Shift, John Akers, Crescent City Connection, The Cross Roads Project, Redline Zydeco, Small Town, Tinted Image, Spencerport High School Jazz Band, Atlas, Mambo Kings, Prime Time Funk, The Buddhahood, and more) @ German House/The Keg, April 30, 2010, Doors open 6:30, music at 7:00 pm (Facebook invite)
  • Start voting for your favorite on Xerox's Rochester Jazz Star search for the new jazz sensation @ On the RochesterJazzStar.com site, May 3, 2010. Get your band's video in there by Apri l 30.
  • Canandaigua Academy Jazz at the Academy "Night Club Night" with saxophonist Dean Keller guest artist, with the Canandaigua Middle School Jazz Band, New Jazz and Jazz Ensembles, May 7, 2010, 7:30 pm.
  • Bop Arts presents The Britton Brothers @ Bop Shop Atrium in the Village Gate, May 15, 2010, 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Four80East @ Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Saturday, May 15, 2010, two shows 8:00 & 10:00 pm
  • Art Loves Jazz 2010 to support Jazz 90.1 @ Artisan Works, May 20, 2010, 6:30-9:30 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!

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