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The next 7 days of live jazz in Rochester, served up hot and cool (Live jazz in ROC, October 29-November 4)

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Here's the next seven days of live jazz in Rochester, served up both hot and cool for your pleasure. Note some new upcoming events, including the return of jazz at the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo which is back after a hiatus.  I'll be adding some more soon. 

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After the "fold" (click the link if there is one for you) you will find the next seven days of live jazz in and around Rochester. Let me know if I missed anything or if any regular gigs below are no longer happening.  Check back later in the week for stragglers.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

  • Laura Dubin Duo @ Tavern 135, 5:30 pm
  • The Swooners @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Jon Seiger & the All-Stars @ Market Cafe at Wegmans (Calkins Road), 5:30 pm
  • Jim Nugent @ Tavern 135 (E. Rochester), 6:00 pm
  • Bossa Nova Jazz Thursdays with The Charles Mitchell Group @ Espada Brazilian Steak (Village Gate), 6:00 pm
  • Ryan Carey @ Lemoncello (E. Rochester), 6:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Compane Bistro, 80 N. Main St (Fairport), 6:30 pm
  • The Djangoners @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 pm
  • Hanna and the Blue Hearts Trio @ Pane Vino Ristorante, 8:00 pm
  • Holy Crow Jazz Band featuring Jessy Carolina @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 8:30 pm
  • Dave Rivello Ensemble @ Village Rock Cafe (E. Rochester), 9:00 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time)

Friday, October 30, 2015

  • Matthew Sieber Ford Trio @ Tapas 177 Lounge, 4:30 pm
  • Jim Nugent (solo) @ Tavern 135 (E. Rochester), 6:00 pm
  • Hanna Klau @ Pomodoro Grill (PIttsford), 6:30 pm
  • Shared Genes @ Pultneyville Grill (Pultneyville), 7:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione New Blues Band @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd. (Penfield), 7:30 pm 
  • Mike Allen @ Vino Bistro & Lounge (Webster), 8:00 pm
  • Salsa Night presented by Essence of Rhythm @ Lovin Cup, 8:00 pm
  • Moho Collective @ Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint (Henrietta), 9:30 pm
  • The Joe Santora Trio @ Michael's Valley Grill (call for time)

Saturday, October 31, 2015

  • Soul Express @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 7:30 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's, 1675 Penfield Rd. (Penfield), 7:30 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, November 1, 2015

  • Nazareth College Jazz Combo @ Nazareth College, Wilmot Recital Hall (Pittsford), 3:00 pm
  • Christmas Jazz Fundraiser for The Community Place with Cabo Frio & Nancy Kelly @ Rochester Plaza Hotel (Holiday Inn), 7:00 pm

Monday, November 2, 2015

  • Christmas Jazz Fundraiser for The Community Place with Cabo Frio & Nancy Kelly @ Rochester Plaza Hotel (Holiday Inn), 7:00 pm
  • Faculty Artist Series: Charles Pillow @ ESM, Hatch Recital Hall, 8:00 pm

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

  • The Grove Place Jazz Project (Eastman jazz students, check website for who's playing) @ Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor Street (Downtown), 7:00pm
  • Rotary Big Band Swing Dance @ Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. (Penfield), 7:30 pm

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

  • Alan Murphy Trio @ Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 5:30 pm
  • Anthony Giannovola @ Lemoncello, 6:30 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:30 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.

Comments

Christian Howes will be at Benunzio's November 11 at 8pm. He's playing with a group led by Bob Sneider

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