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Closing out July with jazz gigs in Rochester ... (Live jazz in ROC, July 23-29)

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After the "fold" (if there is one) you will find the next seven days of live jazz in and around Rochester. Let me know if I missed anything.  Check back later in the week for stragglers.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

  • Jon Seiger & the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans (Calkins Road), 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Hanna Klau @ Daily Refresher, Alexander Street (Rochester), 5:30 pm
  • A Taste of Jazz @ The Rabbit Room (Honeoye Falls), 6:30 pm
  • Ryan Carey @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ The Pultneyville Grill (Pultneyville), 7:00 pm
  • Argentine Tango Practica with the Uptown Groove Trio @ Tango Cafe Dance Studio, 9:30 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time)

Friday, July 24, 2015

  • Matthew Sieber Ford Trio @ Tapas 177 Lounge, 4:30 pm
  • Casey MacFarlane/Seth Sealfon Jazz Duo @ Wegmans Amore Restaurant, 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Branch @ Amaya India Cuisine 1900 S. Clinton Ave (Rochester), 6:30 pm
  • The Gateswingers @ Lakeside Beikirch Care Center, 6:30 pm
  • David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Mike Allen/AKOS @ Vino Bistro & Lounge (Webster), 7:00 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Seth Sealfon Trio @ Pomodoros (University Ave.), 8:15 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time)

Saturday, July 25, 2015

  • Ann Mitchell @ Ontario Beach Park Gazebo, Village of Charlotte Celebration, noon
  • 8th Annual Webster Jazz Festival: Jazz on the Street @ W. Main St in the Village of Webster, 4:45 to 11:00 pm (follow link for lineup)
  • Paradigm Shift @ Ellicottville  Jazz and Blues Weekend @  Ellicottville Brewing Co, 28 Monroe St., (Ellicotville), 6:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Ted Nicolosi & Shared Genes @ Salvatore's Pizzeria and Pub (Webster), 8:00 pm
  • Rey Ceballos & Tradicuba @ Podkowa Wine Depot Winiarnia & Argentyński Grill (Warsaw, NY), Saturday, July 25th, 8:00 pm
  • Sean Jefferson Trio @ Lovin Cup, 8:30 pm
  • Sofrito @ Havana Cabana (Rochester), 10:00 pm
  • Late Night Jazz Jam Session (hosted by Curtis Kendrick, Joe Santora, and Terrance Bruce) @ Michael's Valley Grill, 11:15 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time, earlier than above)

Sunday, July 26, 2015

  • Mike Melito @ Spencerport Canal Days this (Union Street Stage), 1:30 pm added image
  • Jimmie Highsmith Jr. @ 5th Annual The Password is Hope (to benefit The 2015 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer), Nola's, 4775 Lake Avenue (Rochester), 5:00 pm (tickets)
  • Rochester Contemporary Music School Concert @ Lovin Cup, 6:00 pm

Monday, July 27, 2015

  • David Detweiler Trio @ The Next Door Bar & Grill (Pittsford), 6:00 pm
  • Mark Kellogg and Tony Caramia @ Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

  • Mike Allen/AKOS @ Vino Bistro & Lounge (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • The Grove Place Jazz Project (Eastman jazz students, check website for who's playing) @ Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor Street (Downtown), 7:00pm

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Casey MacFarlane Jazz Trio with Seth Sealfon and Sean Conlon @ Stromboli's Restaurant, 130 East Ave (Rochester), 5:30 pm
  • Artistic License at the Lakeside @ Lakeside Restaurant, 13780 West Lake Rd (Hammondsport), 6:00 pm
  • The Gateswingers @ Webster Caring Community Concert, 570 Klem Rd (Webster), 6:30 pm

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

We've compiled these listings from information obtained from our own knowledge of the jazz scene in and around Rochester, the performing artists themselves and other sources. The aim is to give you a one-stop place to find all your live jazz in Rochester. Click on the links (underlined words or phrases) where available in the post for more information on the gig.  Only start times are listed, so visit or call the venue for more details (the websites for many of the venues are in the right panel).  Check back as I will add any gigs I hear about. Look for the added image next to the listing. Lastly, please forgive any discrepancies with reality.  Let us know about such departures from reality if you can by clicking on the Contact Us button above ....

This post was originally published on JazzRochester.


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