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Where oh where have the jazz gigs gone? ... Live jazz in ROC, January 30th to February 5th

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It's really getting hard to find jazz around town.  I'm sure there's more out there than meets my eyes and ears, but need your help in letting met know. Because, 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.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

  • Ted Perry Ibeji Quartet @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm

Friday, January 31, 2020

  • Terri Lyne Carrington with Russell Scarbrough's SOUL-JAZZ Big Band and the Gates Chili H.S. Jazz Ensembles @ Gates Chili High School Auditorium, 1 Spartan Way (Gates), 6:00 pm (Call 585-247-5050 x20711 for more info)
  • Mike Kaupa & Gordon Webster Duo @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Lost Wax Collective Trio residency @ Cure (Rochester Public Market), 10:30 pm

Saturday, February 1, 2020

  • A Taste of Jazz Duo @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Jazz Bar (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Laura Dubin Duo @ Native Eatery (Clinton Ave.), 6:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger & The All Stars @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Paradigm Shift @ Linden Street Social Club (Geneva), 8:00 pm
  • Cool Club and the Lipker Sisters @ Dinosaur BBQ (Court St.), 10:00 pm

Sunday, February 2, 2020

  • Art of Jazz: Christian Sands High Wire Trio @ Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle (Buffalo), 3:00 pm (more info & tickets)

Monday, February 3, 2020

  • No jazz for you?

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

  • Gregory Street Vagabonds @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Jazz Night at the Spirit Room with the Gray Quartet @ The Spirit Room, 139 State Street (Downtown), 7:30 pm

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

  • Laura Dubin Duo @ 80W, 7:00 pm

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

  • Jazz 90.1 Mardi Gras Party with Bill Schmitt and The Bluesmasters and Hanna PK @ Barnard Restaurant and Party House, 360 Maiden Lane (Rochester), Saturday, February 29th, 6:00 pm (tickets)

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

  • 50th Annual Penfield Jazz Fundraiser Concerts with special guest Jeff Coffin @ in the Penfield High School Auditorium, 25 High School Drive (Penfield),  Friday, February 7th & Saturday, February 8th, 7:30 pm (tickets)
  • Dancing with Duke Ellington with the New York State Ballet and live jazz band @ Hochstein Performance Hall (Plymouth St.), Friday & Saturday, February 14-15, 7:30 pm (more info & tickets)
  • Bop Shop Records and Bop Arts presents The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble @ Bop Shop Records, Sunday, February 23rd, 8:00 pm
  • Harold Danko “Quadrennial Event” (solo piano concert) @ Piano Works Mall Atrium, 349 West Commercial Street (East Rochester), Saturday, February 29th, 7:30 pm +
  • Bop Shop Records presents Twin Talk @ Bop Shop Records, Saturday, March 7, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Shop Records presents Steve Swell's Kende Dreams @ Bop Shop Records, Thursday, March 12, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Shop Records presents Joseph Daley Tuba Trio @ Bop Shop Records, Saturday, March 21, 8:00 pm
  • Sinatra with Matt Dusk @ The Lyric Theatre, Thursday, April 23rd, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • Bop Shop Records presents the Phillippe Lemm Trio @ Bop Shop Records, Friday, April 3rd, 8:00 pm
  • Bop Shop Records presents the Ricky Ford Quartet @ Bop Shop Records, Saturday, April 11th, 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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