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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.

 

Thursday, February 6, 2020

  • Jazz90.1 University: Sinatra’s Capitol Years @ Jazz90.1 Studios (Greece Olympia School), 1139 Maiden Lane, 6:30 pm (more info)

Friday, February 7, 2020

  • Connie Fredericks-Malone @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Jazz Bar (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Riverside Soul @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • The New Novelties @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • 50th Annual Penfield Jazz Fundraiser Concerts with special guest Jeff Coffin @ in the Penfield High School Auditorium, 25 High School Drive (Penfield),  7:30 pm (tickets)
  • White Hot Brass Band @ The Spirit Room, 139 State Street (Downtown), 8:00 pm
  • Audition Day Concerts, ESM Jazz Department @ ESM, Ray Wright Room, 8:30 pm
  • Herb Smith & the Freedom Trio @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 8:30 pm
  • Lost Wax Collective Trio residency @ Cure (Rochester Public Market), 10:30 pm

Saturday, February 8, 2020

  • El Rojo Jazz @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Jazz Bar (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Andy Calabrese & Chet Catallo @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Cousin Vinny @ Salvatore's Pizzeria & Pub (Webster), 7:30 pm
  • 50th Annual Penfield Jazz Fundraiser Concerts with special guest Jeff Coffin @ in the Penfield High School Auditorium, 25 High School Drive (Penfield), 7:30 pm (tickets)
  • The Cool Club & The Lipker Sisters @ Iron Smoke Distillery, 111 Parce Ave Suite 5b (Fairport), 8:30 pm

Sunday, February 9, 2020

  • An Evening with Nancy Kelly @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 6:00 pm
  • Sunday Gumbo with Steve Shay @ The Spirit Room, 139 State Street (Downtown), 7:30 pm

Monday, February 10, 2020

  • The Occasional Saints @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Faculty Artist Series with Charles Pillow (with Rich Thompson
  • and Jeff Campbell) playing the music of Hermeto Pascoal @ ESM, Hatch Recital Hall, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

  • Hanna PK Trio @ 80W, 7:00 pm

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

  • Steve Grills and the Roadmasters @ Maple City Bowl (Hornell),  Friday, February 7th, 8:00 pm
  • 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

  • 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)
  • 17th Annual Evening of Jazz with Wayne Bergeron and Eric Marienthal with a big band and the MW Jazz Ensemble, Hilton High School Jazz Ensemble @ Merton Williams Middle School (Hilton), Friday, February 14th, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:15 pm) (Facebook Event) +
  • Bop Shop Records pressents Barry Altschul Solo Performance with Q&A @ Bop Shop Records, Friday, February 21st, 8:00 pm
  • 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
  • Art of Jazz: Ethan Iverson & Tom Harrell Duo @ Klienhans Music Hall (Buffalo), Sunday, March 15th, 2:00 pm (more info & tickets) +
  • Bop Shop Records presents Joseph Daley Tuba Trio @ Bop Shop Records, Saturday, March 21, 8:00 pm
  • JazzBuffalo Premier Concert with The Tierney Sutton Band @ Glen and Awdry Flickinger Peforming Arts Center (Buffalo), Sunday, March 29th, 3:00 pm (more info & tickets) +
  • 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). 

This post was originally published on JazzRochester.

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