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Every Wednesday, every week, you'll find the next seven days of jazz in and around Rochester right here on JazzRochester. Share us with your friends and family who love live jazz.  Check us out on social media (links at the top of the column to the right (on the website if you're getting this via email). Let your friends know we're here! 

If you hear about something that I haven't added below, please drop me a line (use the Contact Us link above),  give me the details, and I'll add it to the post. Look for the + for new gigs or changes to existing gigs made after the initial publication of the post. As always, let me know if any gigs below are not happening or if I got something wrong. It's also a good idea to check the site before you head out.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

  • Jim Nugent (solo piano) @ Lemoncello (East Rochester), 6:00 pm
  • Josh Martin Achiron & Friends @ Stromboli's on East Ave., 6:30 pm (2d set is open jam)
  • Vincent & Joe Jazz Duo @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Djangoners @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • The Paper Roses @ The Spirit Room, 8:00 pm

Friday, November 8, 2019

  • Chris Ott @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Jim Nugent Trio @ Hedges Restaurant (Webster), 6:30 pm
  • Isaiah Lee @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Stephane Wrembel @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 8:00 pm
  • The Paper Roses @ B-Side (Fairport), 8:00 pm
  • New Novelties @ Starry Nites Cafe, 8:00 pm
  • Significant Other @ Sticky Lips BBQ (Henrietta)

Saturday, November 9, 2019

  • El Rojo Jazz @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Eastman Open Jazz Jam with Jamal Damien & Friends @ Stromboli's on East Ave., 6:30 pm 
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Stephane Wrembel @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 8:00 pm

Sunday, November 10, 2019

  • Sesame Street Party for Grown-Ups! with Joe Fiedler's Open Sesame @ WXXI Studios, Sunday, November 10th, 4:00-6:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • Sunday Gumbo featuring Steve Shay @ The Spirit Room, 139 State St. (Rochester), 6:00 pm
  • Bop Shop Records presents Sooner Simon Jermyn & Charlotte Greve @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm

Monday, November 11, 2019

  • Ted Perry Ibeji Quartet @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Faculty Artist Series: Charles Pillow, saxophone @ ESM, Hatch Recital Hall, 7:30 pm (tickets)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

  • Jazz Session Series with the Gray Quartet @ The Spirit Room, 139 State Street (Downtown), 7:30 pm
  • Eastman Jazz Workshop Ensemble @ Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 pm

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

  • The Swooners @ 80W, 7:00 pm
  • Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Kat Edmonson @ Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 on (tickets)

Miss the Blues and Other Genres on WGMC? Here is a little something for you....

  • Steve Grills and the Roadmasters @ Steuben Brewing Company (Hammondsport), Friday, November 8th, 5:00 pm
  • Buddy Guy with special guest Tom Hambridge @ Kodak Center for the Performing Arts, Saturday, November 9th, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • Hanna PK @ The Daily Refresher, Sunday, November 10th, 5:00 pm

Heads Up ... Look for these Jazz Gigs and Special Jazz Events Coming Soon

  • Concerts on Park presents Charlie Lindner Trio @ Immanuel Baptist Church (Park Ave.), Friday, November 22nd, 7:00 pm
  • Joe Locke @ The Little Concert Series, The Little Theatre, Theatre 1, Friday, November 22nd, 8:00 pm (more info and tickets) +
  • Bop Shop Records presents Big Sackbutt @ Bop Shop Records, Sunday, November 24th, 8:00 pm
  • Gap Mangione and Jimmie Highsmith Jr. @ Home, Heart & Harmony: A Forever Family for the Holidays Gala for Children Awaiting Parents, Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center, Saturday, November 30th, 6:00—11:00 pm (tickets)
  • Bop Shop Records presents Christoph Irniger Pilgrim @ Bop Shop Records, Thursday, December 5th, 8:00 pm

We've compiled these gig and event 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 and around Rochester. Click on the links where available in the post for more information on the gig or tickets where needed. Only music start times are listed, so visit or call the venue for more details about when the doors open, etc. (the websites for many of the venues are in the right panel). 

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