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Another week and some more festivals and a bit of jazz in ROC (July 31-August 6, 2014)

Summer doldrums? Jazz in ROC over the next week (July 24-30, 2014)

jazz signSo, if you haven't noticed, there's not a lot going on, jazzwise in the ROC. Where is everybody...?  Let me know if I've missed something. 

Here's the live jazz in and around the ROC for the next seven days:

Thursday, July 24, 2014

  • 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
  • John Palocy 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 25, 2014

  • Screening of Finding Carlton: Uncovering the Story of Jazz in India @ Tritone Jazz Camp at Nazareth College's Wilmot Music Hall, 10:30 am
  • Paradigm Shift @ Ontario Barn Vineyards (Ontario, NY), 5:00 pm
  • Rivers Run Summer Concert Series Featuring Jazznik @ River Run Senior Living (Henrietta), 5:00 pm
  • Champagne & the Swoon Daddies @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Greg Townson @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Hooligan's Eastside Grill 809 Ridge Rd. (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • The David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 8:00 pm

Saturday, July 26, 2014

  • An evening of World Jazz with the Rita Collective @ Zugibe Vineyard 4248 East Lake Rd. (Geneva), 5:00 pm
  • Frank's Rat Pack @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Hedges Restaurant (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • Mike Kaupa/Mike Frederick Duo @ Victoire, 7:00 pm
  • Special Blend @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm 
  • Paradigm Shift @ Pomodoro Grill & Wine Bar (University Ave.), 8:00 pm

Sunday, July 27, 2014

  • Mike Pappert @ Lemoncello, 5:00 pm

Monday, July 28, 2014

  • Alphonso Williams @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes  @ Bistro 135, 6:30 pm
  • Summer@Eastman with Eastman Summer Trombone Institute Faculty Jazz Night @ Hatch Recital Hall, 7:30 pm

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  • AM Radio @ Bistro 135, 6:00 pm

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

  • Pine Hill Jazz Reunion with Saltman Knowles, Mixon Quartet, Niki Haris and Dr. Lonnie Smith @ Martin Luther King Park (Buffalo), Sunday, August 3rd, 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Pine Hill Jazz Reunion with The Jazz Example, Evolution, Kenny Woo, The Unity Band, MochaSoule & The Nickel City Ballers @ Martin Luther King Park (Buffalo), Sunday, August 10th, 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • 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 (tickets)
  • Exodus to Jazz presents Tom Harrell Colors of a Dream, featuring Esperanza Spalding @ Hochstein Performance Hall, Saturday, August 23rd, 8:00 pm
  • Billy Cobham @ Tralf Music Hall (Buffalo), Sunday, August 30th, 8:00 pm
  • Fine Tastings, an evening of indulgence and live jazz (to benefit Al Sigl Community) @  Locust Hill Country Club, Wednesday, September 17th, 6:00 to 9:00 pm added image
  • 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)
  • 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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