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Jazz Around Town: Rochester jazz over the next 7 days... check it out!

jazz signQuite a lot going on around Rochester over the next seven days as we slide into October and the chill of Fall (and flurries...?) begins. Get out and hear some if you can....  

Thursday, September 29, 2011

  • Jazz & Wine Happy Hour with The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jon Greeno Trio @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm 
  • Gap Mangione @ Pittsford Grill, 6:00 pm
  • Michael Vidala Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Adam Unsworth & Ellen Rowe in an evening of original jazz compositions and standards for piano and French horn @ Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Avenue, Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora Trio with Emily Kirchoff @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Co. @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Mark Cassara @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 8:30 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe (E. Rochester), 9:00 pm added image

Friday, September 30, 2011

  • Dan Kodweis Trio @ Abbott's Downtown, 72 St. Paul St., 5:00 pm
  • Johnny Matt Band with Jon Seiger @ Wegmans, Eastway, 5:30 pm
  • Sofrito @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Mancini/Calabrese Trio @ Pittsford Grill, 6:30 pm
  • Joe Santora Trio with Emily Kirchoff @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Ryan T Carey @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ The Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St., Williamson, 7:00 pm
  • Heritage Jazz Series with Dr. Carl Atkins @ Baobab Cultural Center, 7:00 pm (and continuing on the last Friday of each month)
  • Bill Evans Dance presents Autumn Leaves: Hot Jazz/Cool Tap with Rhythm Tap Rochester & the No Mean Feat Jazz Trio (Gabe Condon, Alex Dugdale & Dominic Sbrega with guest artists Danny Lopa and Tamara Wilcox) @ NextStage at Geva Theatre, 7:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 7:30 pm
  • Side Project with Walter Scott @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm
  • The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione and the New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 8:30 pm
  • Tinted Image @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Duo @ Charlie Brown's Restaurant, Penfield, 9:00 pm

Saturday, October 1, 2011

  • Jazz & Wine Happy Hour with Brad Bratz @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Bob Sneider @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion & Jazz Lounge, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora Trio with Emily Kirchoff @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Pittsford Grill, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Pomodoro Pittsford, 7:00 pm
  • Michael Berkowitz with the New Gene Krupa Orchestra and vocalist Tony Babino re-creating Sinatra's first live album in 1966 with Count Basie: "Sinatra at the Sands" @ Roberts Wesleyan College, Cultural Life Center, October 1st, 7:30 pm
  • Dan Kodweis Trio @ Abbott's Downtown, 72 St. Paul St., 8:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Duo @ Charlie Brown's Restaurant, Penfield, 9:00 pm
  • Mark Cassara @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Family Funktion and the Sitar Jams with GRR! @ Abilene, 9:00 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, October 2, 2011

  • Organ Jazz Brunch @ Abbott's Downtown, 72 St. Paul St., 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Bill Evans Dance presents Autumn Leaves: Hot Jazz/Cool Tap with Rhythm Tap Rochester & the No Mean Feat Jazz Trio (Gabe Condon, Alex Dugdale & Dominic Sbrega with guest artists Danny Lopa and Tamara Wilcox) @ NextStage at Geva Theatre, 2:00 pm
  • The Meta Accord at @ROC4Billy (Benefit for Billy Abdo) @ Water Street Music Hall, 2:00 pm
  • Uptown Groove @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 5:00 pm
  • Captain Marvel @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Moho Collective at Art Release Party for October Artist Howard Koft @ Lovin Cup, 6:00 pm added image

Monday, October 3, 2011

  • Happy Hour with The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ "Dinner and A Movie" Celebration at the Little Theatre, 6:45-9:00 pm added image
  • Laurie Dameron @ Boulder Coffee Company, South Wedge, 8:00 pm

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

  • Happy Hour with Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Anthony Gianavola @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Jim Nugent @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

  • Soul Express @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Anthony Gianavola @ Beale Street Cafe, 6:00 pm
  • Robert Chevrier @ Pomodoro's (Monroe Ave.), 6:30 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar (University Ave.), 7:30 pm
  • The Margaret Explosion @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Chris Teal Trio Open Jazz Jam @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm

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

  • Heritage Jazz Series with Dr. Carl Atkins @ Baobab Cultural Center, Fridays, 7:00 pm (and continuing on the last Friday of the month)
  • Madeleine Peyroux @ Great Performers Series 2011-2012, Performing Arts Center, Buffalo State College, Saturday, October 8, 2011, 8:00 pm
  • Joshua Redman/Brad Mehldau Duo @ Cornell Concert Series, Bailey Hall, Cornell University, Sunday, October 16, 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Tizer featuring Karen Briggs @ Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Saturday, October 22nd, 8:00 pm (two one-hour sets)
  • Cindy Miller and Gene Bertoncini "An Evening to Remember" @ The Pittsford Grill, Saturday, October 22nd, 7:00pm (Limited seating, by reservation only)
  • Will Downing, 8th Annuual Jazz for the Park Benefit for Commencement Park @ Eastman Kodak Theatre, Sunday, October 30th, 7:00 pm
  • Houston Person Quartet @ Art of Jazz Series at the Albright-Knox Gallery (Buffalo), 3:00 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 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 "Contact Us" button above). If you go out to hear a performance listed here, feel free to drop a comment to this post to let us know how it went. I want to hear from you!

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