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Live Shots: Ethnic Heritage Ensemble at Lovin Cup

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Jazz 1 way signTrying to rip this one out as quickly as possible before heading down to Lovin Cup to catch Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, presented by Tom Kohn and Bop Arts with percussionist Kahil El'Zabar, tenor saxophonist Ed Wilkerson and trumpeter Corey Wilkes. The Ensemble hail from my former home town, Chicago and I enjoyed them the last time they were here. Well, here are the listings for the next seven days of live jazz in and around Rochester:

Thursday, February 7, 2013

  • Jon Seiger All-Stars Trio @ Market Cafe at Wegmans on Calkins Road, 5:30 pm
  • John Palocy Trio @ 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
  • Bob Henley @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • Sonny Brown Band @ The Rabbit Room 61 N. Main St., Honeoye Falls, 7:00 pm
  • Dave Chisholm Jazz Orchestra @ Acanthus Cafe, 337 East Ave., Rochester, 7:00 pm
  • Jazz Jam with the Cool Club rhythm section @ Microclimate Wine Bar, 38 Linden, Geneva, 8:00 pm
  • Phat Cats @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 8:00 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe, 9:00 pm
  • Eastman Jazz @ Acanthus Café 337 East Ave., Rochester, call 585-319-5999 for time

Friday, February 8, 2013

  • Gian Carlo Cervone Trio @ Little Theatre Cafe, 5:30 pm
  • Side Project @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • The Westview Project @ The Mendon House (Mendon), 6:00 pm
  • Tinted Image @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes@ Prime Steakhouse 42 E Main St., Webster, 6:30 pm
  • Mike Kaupa Quartet @Tower Fine Arts Center Mainstage at The College at Brockport, 7:30 pm (postponed until Valentine's Day due to Nemo, see below)
  • Sofrito @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm added image
  • Live Jazz @ Benedetto's (on Alexander, Rochester), 10:00 pm

Saturday, February 9, 2013

  • Frank's Rat Pack @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Mark Bader Unplugged Dinner Show @ Lovin Cup, 6:00 pm
  • The White Hots @ The Pultneyville Grill 4135 Mill St., Pultneyville, 6:30 pm
  • Just Jazz Trio @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Glengarry Inn at Eagle Vale (Fairport), 7:00 pm
  • Annie Wells @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • The Michael Vadala Trio w/Colossus, Violet Honey @ Bug Jar, Rochester, 9:00 pm
  • Jazz @ Benedetto's (on Alexander, Rochester), 10:00 pm

Sunday, February 10, 2013

  • Music Through The Ages WinterTunes concert with the White Hots and Nate Rawls Band @ Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, 2:00 pm
  • Ann Mitchell Trio "Sunday Serenades" @ Brighton Memorial Library, 2:00 pm
  • Day Break @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:00 pm

Monday, February 11, 2013

  • Alphonso Williams @ Bistro 135, 5:30 pm
  • Ben Waara @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

  • Jim Nugent @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Norman Tibbils @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Scott Krier (or possibly Gary Chudyk... both were listed for this date and time) @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:00 pm

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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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