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Jazz Around Town: As it gets cooler ... it gets cool

jazz wordleStill trying to get something else done during the week, but the day job and life in general keeps getting in the way. Oh well, there's lots going on over the next seven days in jazz. If you're going to sold out Jazz 90.1 evening of wine and jazz tomorrow, or Sean Jefferson's CD Release on Saturday, look for me and say hi! Here are the listings for jazz in and around Rochester over the next seven days...

Thursday, September 16, 2010

  • Evening of Wine and Jazz 2010 Benefit for Jazz 90.1 @ Pier 45 at the Port of Rochester in Charlotte, 6:30 pm SOLD OUT!
  • Robert Chevrier @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 6:30 pm
  • Jazz Dawgs @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Mike Allen @ Lemoncello, 7:00 pm
  • Trio East @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Bossa Nova in Portuguese Ensemble @ SUNY Brockport, 7:30 pm
  • Katie Ernst Duo @ The Grill at Strathallan, 7:30 pm

Friday, September 17, 2010

  • Bobby Dibaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bill Tiberio Band CD release concert @ Immanuel Baptist Church, Park Ave., Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey & El Rojo Jazz Band @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Mark Cassara Trio @ Pane Vino, 8:00 pm
  • Artisan Jazz Trio @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Bill Dobbins Quartet @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Todd East & Friends @ Bistro 135, 9:00 pm
  • Mark Viavattine Quartet @ Tavern58 at Gibbs, 9:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Cottage Hotel of Mendon. 1390 Pittsford-Mendon Rd, 9:00 pm

Saturday, September 18, 2010

  • Jimmie HIghsmith Jr & Friends at Unity Festival @ Flint Street Community Center, 11:00 am
  • Dan White Quartet @ Bistro 135, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Pomodoro's, 7:00 pm
  • Robert Chevrier @ Brio Wine Bar & Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Sean Jefferson and the Dreamworks Quartet CD Release Concert (with Seamus Blake, Chris Ziemba) @ The Jazz Stage at the Reformation Lutheran Church, Rochester, September 18, 7:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes "Acoustic Alchemy/Tommy Emmanuel Music Review" @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 7:30 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 19, 2010

  • Bill Slater @ The Lodge at Woodcliff, 11:30 am
  • Tony Caramia @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, 3:00 pm
  • The Gerry Nasca Quartet @ Lovin' Cup, 7:00 pm
  • Troup Street Jazz Jam Session @ Beale Street Cafe, 6:30 pm

Monday, September 20, 2010

  • Flower City Jazz Society presents Can-Am Jazz Band (with Jon Seiger) @ Green Lantern Inn, One East Church St, Fairport, 6:30 pm
  • Eastman Jazz Faculty Concert @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, 8:00 pm
  • Crescent City Connection @ Tango Cafe, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • AMP @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar, 7:30 pm

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

  • 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
  • Bop Arts presents Nu Band @ Bop Shop Atrium in the Village Gate, September 24, 8:00 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
  • John Bailey Quartet @ Grill at Strathallan, October 1 & 2, 8:30 pm
  • Ron Carter Quartet @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, October 16, 2:30 pm (part of Eastman Weekend 2010 (Master class and conversation at 10:30 am)
  • Bop Arts presents Mikolaj Trzaska-Steve Swell Duo @ Bop Shop Atrium in the Village Gate, October 18, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents Duck Baker @ Bop Shop Atrium in the Village Gate, October 28, 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.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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