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Jazz Around Town: Live jazz in ROC even tho I'm not...

Jazz Around Town: Even though I'm not ... around town, that is.

Jazz signGreatings from Wichita, Kansas, where I'm visiting my father, but your intrepid jazz blogger still can bang out some listings.  So here is the live jazz in and around Rochester for the next seven days:

Thursday, February 14, 2013

  • Rochester Rhythm and Romance: Jazz Hugs and Tap Kisses with Bill Evans Dance @ Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Center, 540 East Main Street, 5:30 & 7:30 (PDF with details)
  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncones Italian Restaurant, 232 Lyell Ave., Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Cafe Music with Shades of Red Piano Trio @ Hochstein Performance Hall, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ The Mendon House (Mendon), 7:00 pm
  • Mike Kaupa Quartet @Tower Fine Arts Center Mainstage at The College at Brockport, 7:30 pm
  • Eastman Jazz Ensemble @ Kilbourn Hall, 8:00 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 8:00 pm

Friday, February 15, 2013

  • Rochester Rhythm and Romance: Jazz Hugs and Tap Kisses with Bill Evans Dance @ Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Center, 540 East Main Street, 5:30 & 8:00 pm
  • Gian Carlo Cervone Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 5:30 pm
  • Bobby DiBaudo Duo @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Jimmie Highsmith Jr. @ Sanibel Cottage 1517 Empire Blvd (Webster), 6:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ The Mendon House (Mendon), 6:00 pm
  • Cool Club Jazz Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 6:30 pm
  • Miche Fambro @ Bernuzio Uptown Music, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes@ The Pultneyville Grill, 7:00 pm
  • Wycliffe Gordon @ HIlton High School Jazz Festival, 7:00 pm
  • The Westview Project with Doug Stone @ Pomodoro's (University Avenue), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers @ Charlie Browns, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Mark Cassara Band @ Bistro 135, 8:00 pm
  • Sofrito @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm 

Saturday, February 16, 2013

  • ECMS Jazz Performance Workshop Recital @ Eastman School of Music, Messinger Hall 1, 2:00 pm
  • Rochester Rhythm and Romance: Jazz Hugs and Tap Kisses with Bill Evans Dance @ Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Center, 540 East Main Street, 5:30 & 8:00
  • Gap Mangione @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The White Hots @ The Pultneyville Grill 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, 6:30 pm
  • Marco Amadio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers @ Charlie Browns, 1675 Penfield Rd., 7:30 pm
  • Groove Juice Swing presents the Mardi Gras Masquerade with the ROC City Stompers @ M&T Ballroom, Memorial Art Gallery, 8:30 pm
  • Annie Wells @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • The Michael Vadala Trio w/Colossus, Violet Honey @ Bug Jar, Rochester, 9:00 pm
  • Bob & John Sneider, Mike Melio, Reuben Allen & Dan Vitale, plus an open jam after the second set @ Benedetto's (on Alexander, Rochester), 9:30 pm to 12:30 am

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013

  • Jesse Collins Duo @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Ben Waara @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

  • Gary Chudyk @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Norman Tibbils @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Black Diamond Express @ Green Lantern Inn One East Church St. (Fairport), 6:30 pm

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

  • The Swooners @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Rochester Rhythm and Romance: Jazz Hugs and Tap Kisses with Bill Evans Dance @ Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Center, 540 East Main Street, 7:00 pm (PDF with details)
  • Fred Stone @ Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Vince Ercolamento & Joe Chiappone Jazz Quartet @ Murph's, 705 Titus Ave., Irondequoit, 8:00 pm

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

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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 websites for many of the venues 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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