As the ROC festival season swings into full gear, check out the live jazz here and about (July 10-16, 2014)
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The summer of jazz in Rochester continues... (July 17-23, 2014)

jazz signI've given up on doing a post wrapping up the XRIJF for 2014. Not like you've been banging on my virtual doors asking for one ... so I'm taking the hint.

Moving on ... here's the live jazz in and around the ROC for the next seven days. It's still a bit on the light side and I'd like to hear about some of the gigs going on at outdoor festivals, etc (or let me know if something is no longer going on):

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ Party in the Park, Martin Luther King Park (Rochester), 5:00-10:00 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
  • Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with the Charles Mitchell Group @ Espada Brazilian Steak, Village Gate, Rochester, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Roncone's, 6:00 pm

Friday, July 18, 2014

  • The Eric Divito Group @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Pultneyville Grill (Pultneyville), 6:30 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Friday Night Concerts at the Gazebo, Veterans Park (Webster),  7:00 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm
  • Hannah Walpole @ Little Theatre Cafe, 8:30 pm

Saturday, July 19, 2014

  • Webster Jazz Fest with Webster Schroeder Alumni Jazz Ensemble, Bill Tiberio Band, Amanda Ashley Trio, Mambo Kings and Prime Time Funk @ Webster Village, 4:45 to 10:30 pm 
  • Balboa Workshop with Groove Juice Swing @ Tango Cafe Dance Studio (3d Floor Ballroom), 389 Gregory St. (Rochester), 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Jasmine's Asian Fusion (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • Mike Kaupa/Mike Frederick Duo @ Victoire, 7:00 pm
  • July Groove Juice Special Balboa Swing Dance @ Tango Cafe Dance Studio, 8:00 pm
  • Gas House Gorillas @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 9:30 pm

Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • Rose Hill Concerts: Cool Club with Lipker Sisters @ Rose Hill Mansion, 3373 NY 96A (Geneva), 5:00 pm

Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Flower City Jazz Society presents The JazzHappens Band @ Glendoveers (Rochester), 6:30 pm
  • Doug Stone Group @ Rochester Public Library (Monroe Branch), 6:30 pm

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • Mark Bader @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • The Rita Collective @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Tritone Jazz Camp Night @ Lovin Cup, 8:00 pm

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

  • Chris Botti @ Concert at the Lake (Benefit for the Hugs Foundation) @ Private Residence on Lake Ontario, Sunday August 10, 4:30 pm (contact Kim Palumbo at 585.244.1000 or [email protected] for more information and tickets)
  • Paradigm Shift (and others) @ Southern Tier Jazz Festival to benefit Economic Opportunity Program @ Thorne Street Park (Horseheads), Saturday, August 16, 2:00-7:00 pm
  • Jazz Greats on the Vineyard Stage with Euge Groove @ Glenora Wine Cellars (Dundee, Lake Seneca),  Sunday, August 17th, 2:00 pm (ticketsadded image
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Tom Harrell Colors of a Dream, featuring Esperanza Spalding @ Hochstein Performance Hall, Saturday, August 23rd, 8:00 pm
  • Onondaga Community College Arts Across Campus Legends of Jazz Series presents Chick Corea & The Vigil @ OCC Storer Auditorium (Syracuse area), Friday, September 19th, 4:30 & 7:00 pm (tickets) added image
  • WGMC Jazz 90.1 Evening of Wine, Jazz & Art @ Artisan Works (Rochester), Thursday, September 25th, 6:30-9:30 pm (tickets go on sale August 1)

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!  Please share to your favorite network by using the buttons at the bottom of this post. 

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