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Below are the listings for live jazz (and some blues) gigs in and around Rochester for the next seven days, plus a bunch I know about through April and into May.  Please let me know about anything I may have missed or that you know have been cancelled. I suggest you call venues before heading out (the websites for some of them are available in the right panel of the blog... for those of you reading the email you have to come to the site to find the "right panel"). 

 

Thursday, April 7, 2022

  • The Occasional Saints @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • Roz Menachof @ Via Girasole Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • Ted Perry Quartet @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm
  • Hassan Zaman Quartet with Wham! Trio @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 7:30 pm
  • Bop Shop Records presents MSSV (Mike Baggetta, Stephen Hodges, and Mike Watt) @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)

Friday, April 8, 2022

  • Chris Ott @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • Hanna PK Trio with Brian Williams and Tony Hiler @Hedges Nine Mile Point Restaurant (Webster), 6:00 pm
  • Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • Trio East @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • Big Blue House @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm
  • Bop Arts presents Spin Cycle @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • Art of Jazz presents Ethan Iverson & Tom Harrell Duo. @ Kleinhans Music Hall (Buffalo), 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)

Saturday, April 9, 2022

  • Ralph Debergalis Duo @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm

Sunday,  April 10, 2022

  • Steve Grills and the Roadmasters @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • Swing Dance Jazz Jam @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 3:00 pm

Monday, April 11, 2022

  • Student Degree Recital; Rahul Shah, jazz saxophone @ ESM, Hatch Recital Hall, 3:00 pm
  • Student Degree Recital: Aidan Murrow, jazz guitar @ ESM, Hatch Recital Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Monday Jazz at the UUU @ UUU Art Collective, 153 State St. (Downtown), 8:30 pm (doors open at 8:00)
  • Student Degree Recital: Drew Morhun, jazz trumpet @ ESM, Hatch Recital Hall, 9:00 pm

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

  • No jazz for you?

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

  • The Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • Bob Sneider Quartet @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm

Looking ahead to jazz through March and into April...

April

  • 14th: Mike Pappert @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 14th: Paradigm Shift @ Via Girasole Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • 14th: The Blues Masters @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm
  • 14th: Bop Arts presents Kinloch Nelson & Bernie Heveron @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm
  • 15th: Michael Sidoti @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 15th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 15th: Paradigm Shift & Bill Tiberio Band @ 75 Stutson Street, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 16th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 16th: Bop Arts presents Tomchess & Ravi Padmanabha @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 17th: Jim E Leggs Trio jazz brunch @ NY Beer Project (Victor), 9:45 am to 2:45 pm
  • 17th: Diana Leigh Duo @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 20th: The Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • 20th: John Nyerges Trio @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm
  • 20th: Bop Arts presents Nate Wooley, Ken Vandermark & Laul Pitton @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 21st: Mike Pullano @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 21st: Gregory Street Vagabonds @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • 21st: Bobby DiBaudo Trio @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm
  • 21st: The Bobby Militello Quartet @ Abilene Bar & Lounge, 7:00 pm
  • 22nd: Ann Mitchell @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 22nd: Jazz 90.1 Spring Listener Party with Jimmie Highsmith, Jr. @ Jazz90.1 Studios (Greece Olympia School, 1139 Maiden Lane), 5:30 pm
  • 22nd: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 22nd: Kinloch Nelson @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • 22nd: Craig Snyder Trio @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 7:30 pm
  • 23rd: Mel Henderson Duo @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 23rd: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 24th: Hanna and the Blue Hearts @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • 26th: Eastman Centennial Celebration presents Eastman Jazz Lab Band with guest artist Carmen Bradford @ ESM, Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 pm
  • 26th: Bop Arts presents Jon Irabagon Quartet @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 27th: The Margaret Explosion @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • 27th: An Evening of Jazz with the Mike Kaupa Quartet (with opening performances by the Honeoye Middle and Senior High Jazz Ensembles) @ Honeoye High School, 8528 Main Street (Honeoye), 7:00 pm
  • 27th: Hanna PK Trio @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm
  • 27th: Eastman Centennial Celebration presents Eastman New Jazz Ensemble featuring Maria Schneider, conductor (Premiere of Maria Schneider’s Centennial Commission) @ ESM, Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 pm
  • 28th: Mike Kaupa/Gordon Webster Duo @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 28th: Paradigm Shift @ Faircraft Brauhaus, 7:00 pm
  • 28th: WGMC Jazz 90.1 presents the Melody Masters Big Band @ Greece Baptist Church, 1230 Long Pond Road (Greece), 7:00 pm
  • 28th: Mike Melito Trio @ Via Girasole Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • 29th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 29th: Mike Kaupa Jazz Quartet @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • 29th: Eastman Centennial Celebration presents Eastman Chamber Jazz with guest artist John Clayton @ ESM, Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 pm
  • 30th: Diana Leigh Duo @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 30th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 30th: The White Hots @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • 30th: Bob Holz and A Vision Forward @ PAUSA Art House (Buffalo), 7:00 pm
  • 30th: Bop Arts presents Remedy Trio @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)

May

  • 1st: The Rita Collective presents "Three In One" @ South Wedge Mission, 125 Caroline St. (Rochester), 7:00 pm
  • 2nd: Eastman Jazz Ensemble featuring guest artist John Clayton and Brian Stripling @ Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 7:30 pm
  • 5th: Riverside Soul Trio @ Via Girasole Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • 6th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 7th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 8th: Ann Mitchell and Andy Calabrese @ Prosecco Italian Restaurant (Farmington), 5:30 pm
  • 8th: Poetry & Jazz for Mother's Day @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:00 pm
  • 13th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 14th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 14th: The Cool Club with the Lipker Sisters @ Lovin Cup Bistro & Brews, 7:00
  • 14th: An Evening with Veronica Swift @ The Theatre at Innovation Square, 7:30 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 15th: Theresa Chen Trio @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • 15th: Bop Arts presents Ember Trio @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 18th: Steve Grills and the Roadmasters @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 pm
  • 19th: Mel Henderson and Joe Chiappone Duo @ Via Girasole Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • 2oth: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 20th: Trio Ghidorah @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 7:00 pm
  • 21st: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 22nd: Bop Arts presents Chris Pasin's Ornettiquette @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 23rd: Kodak Concert Band @ Greece Baptist Church, 1230 Long Pond Road (Greece), 7:00 pm
  • 26th: Jon Seiger @ Via Girasole Wine Bar, 7:00 pm
  • 26th: Bop Arts presents Lucian Ban @ Bop Shop Records, 8:00 pm (more info & tickets)
  • 27th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 28th: Jon Seiger with Gordon Webster @ @ Veneto's (Buffalo Road), 6:00 pm
  • 29th: The White Hots @ The Little Theatre Cafe, 6:30 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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