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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 go out to hear 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). Sign up for our email updates! 

If you hear about something that I haven't added below, please drop me a line (usinb the Contact Us link above or otherwise), give me the details, and I'll try to add it to the post. Look for the + for new gigs or changes to existing gigs made after the initial publication of the post (if you're receiving by email, we can't update the email, but will let you know of major corrections). As always, let me know if any repeating gigs below are no longer happening, or if I got something wrong of a gig that is.

 

Thursday, February 13, 2020

  • Hanna PK @ The Rabbit Room (Honeoye Falls), 6:00 pm
  • Jazz90.1 University: Sinatra’s Capitol Years @ Jazz 90.1 Studios (Greece Olympia School, 1139 Maiden Lane), 6:30 pm
  • Curtis Kendrick with John Nyerges @ Michael's Valley Grill (Penfield), 7:30 pm

Friday, February 14, 2020

  • Chris Ott @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Jazz Bar (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Deborah Sorensen @ Farmer's Creekside Inn @ LeRoy, 6:00 pmdbJ
  • 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)
  • Valentine’s Day Jazz and Poetry with the Mike Kaupa Quartet and Three Guest Poets @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Audition Day Concerts: Classical and Jazz Trombone @ ESM, Ray Wright Room, 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Curtis Kendrick with John Nyerges @ Michael's Valley Grill (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Dancing with Duke Ellington with the New York State Ballet and live jazz band @ Hochstein Performance Hall (Plymouth St.),  7:30 pm (more info & tickets)
  • Cool Club with the Lipker Sisters @ Bar Louie (Greece), 8:00 pm
  • Audition Day Concerts, ESM Jazz Department @ ESM, Ray Wright Room, 8:30 pm
  • Lost Wax Collective Trio residency @ Cure (Rochester Public Market), 10:30 pm

Saturday, February 15, 2020

  • Deborah Sorensen @ LB Grand (LeRoy), 5:00 pm +
  • Mike Kaupa/Ted Perry Jazz Duo @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant & Jazz Bar (Farmington), 6:00 pm
  • Curtis Kendrick with John Nyerges @ Michael's Valley Grill (Penfield), 6:00 pm
  • Bob Sneider Jazz Trio @ Via Girasole Wine Bar (Schoen Place, Pittsford), 7:00 pm
  • Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo @ Charley Brown's (Penfield), 7:30 pm
  • Dancing with Duke Ellington with the New York State Ballet and live jazz band @ Hochstein Performance Hall (Plymouth St.),  7:30 pm (more info & tickets)
  • Cousin Vinny @ Salvatore's Pizzeria & Pub (Webster), 7:30 pm
  • Cool Club with the Lipker Sisters @ Johnny's Irish Pub, 8:30 pm

Sunday, February 16, 2020

  • An Evening with Marco Amadio @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 6:00 pm
  • Mike Kaupa Jazz Trio with Bill Dobbins and Dan Vitale @ Greece Baptist Church. 1230 Long Pond Rd. (Greece) (suggested that concert-goers consider making a donation of non-perishable food items and/or cash to support the work of the Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf), 7:00 pm
  • Jambalaya Sessions with Matthew Hawke and Jon Seiger  @ The Spirit Room, 139 State Street (Downtown), 7:30 pm

Monday, February 17, 2020

  • Hosea Plays On: Author Kathleen Blasi & Nate Rawls Band @ Arnett Branch Library, 310 Arnett Blvd (Rochester), 6:00 pm
  • Flower City Jazz Society presents Rod Ham's Black Diamond Express @ Radisson Hotel, 175 Jefferson Rd., 6:30 pm
  • Student Degree Recital: Austin Yee, jazz trumpet @ ESM, Kilbourn Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Student Degree Recital: Andrew Watkins, jazz trombone @ ESM, Kilbourn Hall, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • Ted Perry Ibeji Quartet @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Soul Express @ Michael's Valley Grill, 7:00 pm +

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

  • Hanna and the Blue Hearts @ Mi Viejo San Jose at the Norton Pub, Saturday, February 15th, 7:30 p.m.
  • 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

  • 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
  • Kamasi Washington @ State Theatre (Ithaca), February 28th, 8:00 pn (tickets) +
  • 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)
  • Jazz 90.1 Listener Party with Rich Thompson Quartet with Bobby Militello @ Jazz 90.1 Studios (Greece Olympia School, 1139 Maiden Lane), Friday, April 3rd, 5:00 pm
  • 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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