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As we slide toward the XRIJF, there's still a bit of jazz around ROC

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The jazz around ROC doesn't stop when the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival comes to town, but it does get harder to hear it over the noise generated about the festival (including my noise here, which will continue to pick up over the next 16 days). Given my work on covering the jazz festival, I rely even more on local fans who let me know about things I may be missing otherwise, so feel free to drop me a line if you don't see something here you think should be.

OK, here's the live jazz in and around the ROC for the next seven days:

Thursday, June 5, 2014

  • The Mambo Kings @ Hochstein At High Falls Concert Series, 104 Platt St. (Rochester), 12:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 5:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger and the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans, Calkins Road in Henrietta, 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncone's, 6:00 pm
  • Lap Giraffe @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ryan from El Rojo Jazz @ Lemoncello, 6:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with the Charles Mitchell Group @ Espada Brazilian Steak, Village Gate, Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Sonny Brown Band @ The Rabbit Room (Honeoye Falls), 6:30 pm

Friday, June 6, 2014

  • Jazz @ Fairport Canal Days (see earlier post for schedule)
  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Grupo Variedad @ La Casa, 93 Alexander St. (Rochester), 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ The Pultneyville Grille (Pultneyville), 7:00 pm 
  • Groove Juice Swing presents Stompology IX: Authentic Solo Jazz Dance Weekend @ Main Street Armory, 7:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Rachelle Ferrell @ Exodus to Jazz, Hochstein Performance Hall, 8:00 pm (Paradigm Shift performs at 7:15 pm)
  • International Trombone Festival 2014 presents Jazz Night with Bill Reichenbach, Jim Pugh, John Fedchock and Jen Krupa @ Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 8:00 pm
  • Charlie Mitchell Group @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm
  • Half Ton Horns @ Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint, 9:30 pm
  • Park Pointe Fest After-Party with The Swooners @ Lovin Cup, 11:00 pm

Saturday, June 7, 2014

  • Jazz @ Fairport Canal Days (see earlier post for schedule)
  • Paradigm Shift @ Headz Up Hats, 524 Mt Hope Ave (Rochester), 12:00 pm
  • Bob Sneider Trio@ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Gabe Condon Duo @ Amore at Wegmans East Ave., 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi and Shared Genes @ Hedges Restaurant (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • Stompology IX continues with Live Band Dance @ Main Street Armory, 7:00 pm

Sunday, June 8, 2014

  • Jazz @ Fairport Canal Days (see earlier post for schedule)
  • Mike Pappert @ Lemoncello, 5:30 pm
  • Stompology IX continues with Live Band Beach Party @ Robach Community Center 180 Beach Ave (Rochester), 6:00 pm

Monday, June 9, 2014

  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm  

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

  • Roses & Revolutions @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm
  • Bob Sneider Trio + Friends (13 WHAM TV recording segments for XRIJF) @ State Street Bar & Grill, Rochester Plaza Hotel (Rochester), 8:00 pm (tentative) added image

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • Trio East @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Uptown Groove @ Papaya Restaurant at Marketplace Mall (Henrietta), 6:00 pm
  • East End Jazz Jam with the Gomes Quartet @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 8:00 pm

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

  • I'm afraid it has dried up until after the XRIJF.  If you know of something coming up over the next couple of months, let me know.

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. 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. 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.

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