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Jazz Around Town: Jazz gigs for your next 7 days ...

Dave Liebman at the Bop Shop (March 24, 2009)There is already a bit of a nip in the air and the traditional end of the year art festival, The Clothesline Festival at the Memorial Art Gallery, is going on this weekend.

Damn... where did it go?  You'd think we live in Rochester.... oh yeah, right ... we do!  Well, here are the jazz listings for you to check out over the next seven days:

Thursday, September 8, 2011

  • Jazz & Wine Happy Hour with The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Serge and Friends with Drew Moore & Steve Melcher @ Rabbit Room Restaurant, Honeoye Falls, 6:00 pm
  • The John Palocy Trio (Jazz Dawgs) @ Bistro 135, 6:30 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
  • Jimmie Highsmith Jr. Birthday Celebration with Jimmie Highsmith Experience @ Lovin Cup, 9:00 pm

Friday, September 9, 2011

  • Dan Kodweis Trio @ Abbott's Downtown, 72 St. Paul St., 5:00 pm
  • Johnny Matt Band with Jon Seiger @ Wegmans (Empire and Bay Rd), 5:30 pm
  • Bobby Dibaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Glengarry Inn at Eagle Vale, Fairport, 6:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione @ Pier 45, 6:30 pm
  • Ryan T Carey @ Thali of India, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora Trio with Emily Kirchoff @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band @ Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place, 8:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Midnight Express @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 8:30 pm
  • Alana Calhoon @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm

Saturday, September 10, 2011

  • Ryan T. Carey & El Rojo Jazz @ Clothesline Art Festival, Memorial Art Gallery, 5:00 pm
  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione @ Pier 45, 6:30 pm
  • The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Pomodoro's on University, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora Trio with Emily Kirchoff @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Pittsford Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Megan Koch & her Gentlemen Callers @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm
  • Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band @ Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place, 8:00 pm
  • Dan Kodweis Trio @ Abbott's Downtown, 72 St. Paul St., 8:00 pm
  • The Swooners @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 8:00 pm
  • Tinted Image @ The Grill at Strathallan, 8:30 pm
  • Special Blend @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • MK Groove Orchestra with Dan & 9, MOHO Collective @ Montage Music Hall, 9:00 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm

Sunday, September 11, 2011

  • Organ Jazz Brunch @ Abbott's Downtown, 72 St. Paul St., 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Ryan T. Carey & El Rojo Jazz @ Clothesline Art Festival, Memorial Art Gallery, 2:00 pm
  • Trio Los Claveles @ Clothesline Art Festival, Memorial Art Gallery, 2:00 pm
  • Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band @ Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place, 3:00 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Clothesline Art Festival, Memorial Art Gallery, 5:00 3:00 pm
  • Soul Express @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 5:00 pm
  • Troup Street Jazz Jam Session @ Beale Street Cafe, 6:00 pm
  • Art Release Party with the Moho Collective @ Lovin' Cup, 6:00 pm

Monday, September 12, 2011

  • Happy Hour with The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

  • Gabe Condon Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Happy Hour with Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

  • Todd East Duo @ Bistro 135, 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
  • Rick Holland-Evan Dobbins Little Big Band @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm

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

  • Fifth Annual Evening of Wine and Jazz gala fundraiser to benefit Jazz90.1 WGMC-FM @ Waterside Room, Pier 45 in the Port of Rochester, Thursday, September 15, 6:30–9:30 p.m (Tickets now on sale)
  • Reuben Allen Jazz Piano Trio, Dat Dere Trio+1, Company B and Holy Smith (and many others) @ Greentopia Festival, September 17-18, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (check website for days and times)
  • 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, September 30 through October 8
  • Deanna Witkowski, Moving with the Spirit: The Sacred Art of Jazz (lecture/performance) @ Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies Lecture Series: Awakening the Heart: The Art(s) of Faith, Nazareth College Linehan Chapel, Golisano Academic Center, Thursday, September 22, 7:00 pm
  • Deanna Witkowski, Beyond Words: Improvisation as Prayer (conversation) @ Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies Lecture Series: Awakening the Heart: The Art(s) of Faith, Nazareth College Linehan Chapel, Golisano Academic Center, Friday, September 23, 1:30 pm
  • Deanna Witkowski Trio w/Jeff Campbell & Rich Thompson @ Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Avenue, Rochester, Friday, September 23, 7:30 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents the Kenny Garrett Quartet @ Hochstein School of Music, Saturday, September 24, 2011, 8:00 pm (two one-hour sets)
  • 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
  • Exodus to Jazz presents TIZER Featuring Karen Briggs @ Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 8:00 pm (two one-hour sets)

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!

This post was originally published on JazzRochester.

Comments

Thanks for the listing! We're going to be tearing it up in Roch this weekend! I've got Rick Holland and Evan Dobbins plus BILL Dobbins and our very own blend of "little big bands" for my Vegas Meets Broadway shows!

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre; 3450 Winton Place in Brighton. Tix 585.325.4570.

More info: www.teresegenecco.com

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