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Jazz Around Town: It's getting hot in here... well hotter than usual

Jazz 1 way imageCan you say 70 degrees? What's it gonna be when XRIJF rolls around? Still waiting for enough snow to use up the rest of the driveway plowing I bought and paid for... Not! Hey, the Jazz90.1 spring membership campaign has begun. Now is the time to renew your membership or become a brand new member to keep the jazz going on Jazz90.1 radio and jazz901.org. Here is your live jazz for the next seven (warming) days in Rochester:

Thursday, March 15, 2012

  • Jazz & Wine Happy Hour with The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans, Calkins Road in Henrietta, 5:30 pm
  • The John Palocy Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bob Hanley @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Bar, 6:00 pm
  • Joe Santora Trio with Emily Kirchoff @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm
  • The Djangoners @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Simon Fletcher Trio @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm 
  • Todd East & Friends @ Pane Vino, 8:30 pm

Friday, March 16, 2012

  • Jazz90.1 Presents Semi-Annual Open House @ Jazz 90.1 Studios, Greece Olympia High School, 1139 Maiden Lane, Greece, 5:00-7:00 pm
  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Jazz At The M.A.G. with Stephane Wrembel @ Memorial Art Gallery, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ Pultneyville Grill, 4135 Mill St Williamson, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Santora Trio with Emily Kirchoff @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Four on the Floor Jazz @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Bar, 7:00 pm
  • Friday Jazz: Steve Greene with The White Hots @ Immanuel Baptist Church, Park Ave., Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Duo @ Charley Brown's Restaurant, Penfield, 7:30 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • David Benoit @ Buffalo State College, Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, 8:00 pm
  • Todd East & Friends @ Bistro 135, 8:00 pm
  • "Jazzography" with the Rod Blumenau Quartet @ Ingle Auditorium, RIT, 8:00 pm
  • Carton Wilcox LIVE presents bassist Rishon Odel @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm
  • Madeline Forster @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Craid Snyder Fusion Group with Lastnote @ Lovin Cup, 9:00 pm

Saturday, March 17, 2012

  • Bob Sneider Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion, 6:30 pm
  • Cousin Vinny @ Perlo's Italian Grill, 202 North Washington St., E. Rochester, 6:30 pm
  • The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • Jive Street Five @ Monroe's, 3001 Monroe Ave. in Pittsford, 7:00 pm added image
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Duo @ Charley Brown's Restaurant, Penfield, 7:30 pm
  • Tinted Image @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • The Jimmie Highsmith Experience @ Tala Vera Cantina, 8:00 pm
  • The White Hots @ Lemoncello, 8:00 pm
  • East End Jazz Boys @ Havana Moes, 9:30 pm
  • Oh yeah, Éirinn go Brách!

Sunday, March 18, 2012

  • Bill Slater Solo Piano (Brunch) @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, call for info
  • Captain Marvel @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Bar, 5:00 pm
  • The Meta Accord @ Beale Street Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Aaron Staebell/Bill Tiberio Experimental Jazz Combo @ Spot Coffee, 7:00 pm

Monday, March 19, 2012

  • Bobby DiBaudo @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Mark Bader @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Anthony Giannavola @ Beale Street Cafe (South Ave.), 6:00 pm 
  • Flower City Jazz Society presents Jon Seiger & the All Stars @ Green Lantern Inn, One East Church St, Fairport, 6:30pm
  • Nate Rawl's Group @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

  • XRIJF Lineup Announcement Press Conference (this one's invitation only, but will be broadcast live Jazz90.1, 11:00 a.m. (yours truly will be there, so you may even see a "Live Shot" here)
  • Ethan Helm, jazz saxophone (Student Degree Recital) @ Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 3:30 pm
  • Jeannie Little, trombone (Student Degree Recital) @ Kilbourn Hall, 3:30 pm
  • Tinted Image @Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Eros Guitar Duo @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Alex Kovik Jazz Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Bar, 7:00 pm
  • Alex Dugdale, jazz saxophone (Student Degree Recital) @ Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Gateswingers (City of Rochester Ballroom Dance Series) @ Edgerton Community Center, 7:30 pm
  • Paulo Perfeito, jazz trombone (Student Degree Recital) @ Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, 9:00 pm

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

  • Todd East @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Bar, 6:00 pm
  • Anthony Giannavola @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm 
  • Paradigm Shift @ Pomodoro's Grill & Wine Bar (University Ave.), 7:30 pm
  • 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 Special Jazz Events in the Future

  • Katie Ernst Quartet & Alexa Tarantino Trio @ Jazz for Justice Benefit at the Harro East, Friday, March 23rd, 6:00 pm (click on the image in center column for more information)
  • Cornell Concert Series presents The Bad Plus @ Barnes Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, Friday, March 30, 8:00 pm
  • Crescent City Connection @ Groove Juice Swing's 2nd Annual Masquerade Ball, Tango Cafe Dance Studio (3rd Fl Ballroom), 389 Gregory St., Friday, March 30, 7:00-11:00 pm 
  • Lorraine Desmarais with the New jazz Ensemble, Dave Rivello, Dir. @ Kilbourn Hall, ESM, Saturday, March 31st, 8:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents The Ulysses Owens Quintet (with Christian McBride, Marcus Printup, Christian Sands, & Jaleel Shaw) @ Hochstein School of Music Performance Hall, Saturday, April 14th, 8:00 pm (replacing Johnny O'Neal)
  • Wayne Bergeron with the Greece Jazz Band (Tribute to Maynard Ferguson to benefit Honeoye Schools music programs) @ Honeoye Central School, Tuesday April 17th, 7:00 pm
  • Hunt Real Estate Art of Jazz Series presents Donald Harrison Quartet@ Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, Saturday, April 28, 8:00 pm
  • Induction Ceremony and Music Gala for 2012 Inductees to Rochester Music Hall of Fame @ Kodak Hall at Eastman School of Music,  Sunday, April 29th, 7:00 pm
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Eric Person & Metamorphosis @ Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Saturday, May 5th, 8:00 pm
  • Monroe Community College Jazz Festival with Wycliffe Gordon @ MCC, Wednesday, May 9th, at 7:30 pm
  • Seventh Annual "Art Loves Jazz 2012", a gala fundraising event to benefit Jazz90.1 @ Artisan Works, Thursday May 24th, 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.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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