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So, as we slip out of the summer (heck the Clothesline art festival is just around the corner), I found some jazz in and around Roch-cha-cha over the next seven days in amongst the karaoke and DJ nights. Get out and hear some! Here's what I found:

Thursday, September 2, 2010

  • Robert Chevrier @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 6:30 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Mike Allen AKOS' Avatars @ Beale Street Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Trio East @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Katie Ernst with Chris Ziemba @ The Grill at Strathallan, 7:30 pm
  • Mark Cassara @ Pane Vino, 8:00 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe, 8:00 pm

Friday, September 3, 2010

  • Whitney Marchelle Trio with Andy Calabrese @ Jack's Place, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Katrina's Mediterranean Bistro, 6 N Main St, Fairport, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Allen @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Kevin McCarthy @ TC Riley's Park Point, 6:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm
  • Jen Heieck @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 8:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione & the New Blues Band @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 8:30 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm

Saturday, September 4, 2010

  • The Jimmie Highsmith Jr. Experience @ Clarissa's, 6:30 pm
  • Gabe Condon Trio @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • Robert Chevrier @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 7:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione & the New Blues Band @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 8:30 pm
  • Fred Stone Progressive Jazz Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Bob Sneider Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, September 5, 2010

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Dick Stacy & The Rhythm Aces Big Band @ Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, 7606 N. Ontario St., Sodus Point, 2:00 pm
  • Len Massineo @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Troup Street Jazz Jam Session @ Beale Street Cafe, 6:30 pm

Monday, September 6, 2010

  • The White Hots @ @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Crescent City Connection @ Tango Cafe, 9:00 pm
  • Quinn Lawrence & Anna Reguero (jazz and dance instruction) @ Flat Iron Cafe, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

  • Dave Mancini & Andy Calabrese @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 7:30 pm

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

  • The Boilermaker Jazz Band (from Pittsburgh), presented by Groove Juice Swing @ Tango Cafe, September 10, 7:00 pm
  • Maria Schneider Orchestra @ Cornell Concert Series, Bailey Hall, Ithaca, September 12, 8:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova in Portuguese Ensemble @ SUNY Brockport, September 16, 7:30 pm
  • Evening of Wine and Jazz 2010 Benefit for Jazz 90.1 @ Pier 45 – located at the Port of Rochester in Charlotte, 6:30 pm
  • 30th Smooth Jazz Birthday Bash for School of the Arts with Jimmie Highsmith Jr., two-time Grammy nominee Joseph Wooten, RPO's Herb Smith and Guitarist Deepak Thettu, with the award-winning SOTA Jazz Band @ SOTA, September 24, 7:00 pm
  • "Strings & Things" with Acoustic Eidolon Duo, Benefit for Music After Skool program of Loop Ministries @ Lutheran Reformation Church of Rochester, September 26, 4:00 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.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 sites for many are in the right panel). 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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