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I'm in Kansas, but you can find some jazz around town. On our way to have turkey with the fam, our flight from Chicago to Wichita was cancelled on Saturday and we made lemonade from lemons, got a room in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Jazz@Rochester
Again, it is pretty light out there over the next seven days, but there is live jazz to be had out there. Let me know if I missed anything.... Please give us some love and help get the word out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
I know there's more out there, but if no one lets me know what can I do? When you're out hearing some live jazz, let the band or the venue know what we do here. Here's the next seven days... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
The Sun Ra Arkestra, directed by Marshall Allen, is tearing it up all over the Lovin Cup stage. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Not a lot to report this week. I'm hitting the Sun Ra Arkestra gig tomorrow. See you there? Let me know if you know of something I can fill my "empty" spaces. No jazz for you? Two days? That's not... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Here's the next seven days of live jazz in Rochester, served up both hot and cool for your pleasure. Note some new upcoming events, including the return of jazz at the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo which is back after a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, which will be bringing Rochester a smorgasbord of live jazz and other music from June 24th to July 2nd next year has put its Club Passes on sale as of 10:00 am today. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival has announced that Club Passes for the 2016 XRIJF will go on sale on Friday, October 23rd at 10:00 am. Check out the XRIJF website and watch this blog for more details on the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Although so few of my fellow jazz heads made it out tonight (sad face...) ... I pulled my tired a** out of the house to stretch my ears a bit with RDM and my friends at The Bop Shop .... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
There are some interesting options this coming week. Also, coming off their boffo fundraiser with art and jazz, WGMC Jazz 90.1 is starting their fall pledge drive. If you're ready to make a pledge, please call 585-966-5299 or donate online... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
OK, only six this week. Check out the new stuff coming up between now and early December, too (and let me know if you know of something I've missed). Please give us some love and help me get the word... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Added some new things from our friends at the Bop Shop in case you hadn't seen them yet. Not much else to report... Please give us some love and help me get the word out about Jazz@Rochester! Let those you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Now that Autumn is officially here, there is some "cooler" jazz to be had around town and, perhaps, being inside will be a plus? Make sure you check out my earlier post on the jazz at the Fringe, which will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
IfCM Collective stretches ears a bit on S.N.A.F.U. at the Rochester Fringe fest Sunday afternoon.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
The Fringe Festival starts on Friday. In addition to the jazz at the Fringe (check out this post as I'm not adding them below), I encourage you all to check out as much as you can of this new capstone... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
The 2015 Rochester Fringe Festival, presented by First Niagara Bank, will be hitting the streets and venues across Rochester from September 17-26. In addition to over 500 performances aross a wide variety of music, dance, performance art, and circus acts,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
This post is coming to you from the great Midwest prairie in Wichita, Kansas! Coming home soon (I hope), though. I'm afraid it's a bit light over the next seven days. Sorry about that. Let your local restauranteur or club... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Greetings from out of town! I can't hear any jazz in town over the next seven days, but you can! Really going to miss the Anderson Brothers show at the Bop Shop on Sunday. Update on Thursday: Air must be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Pretty light on the live jazz front this week ... some new arrivals on the future events portion. Please help me get the word out about Jazz@Rochester! Let those you know who love hearing live jazz in and around Rochester... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Clarissa Street Reunion on Saturday evening was a B3 jam, with Paradigm Shift, the Pat Bianchi Trio and Akiko Tsuruga's Quartet keeping the groove going for hours. Please help me get the word out about Jazz@Rochester! Let those you know... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
I encourage you all to come out and hear the great jazz (including a generous helping of Hammond B3...) that will be at the Clarissa Street Reunion on Saturday. I hope to be there for much of it. Look for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
The Clarissa Street Reunion's marking its 20th Anniversary this Saturday, August 15th. Their mission is to "organize, operate, and maintain a program designated to recognize, celebrate, and perpetuate the multicultural diversity and heritage of Clarissa Street" in in the Corn... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
I want to highlight that the former Bistro 135 has been reincarnated into Tavern 135 and we're starting to see some gigs. If you drop in there, let the management know about Jazz@Rochester. You know where to find me... Please... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Get it? Well, anyway, there is some live jazz out there in the heat we're experiencing, including at the Park Ave Arts Festival down the street from where I live. Putting up the Don't Park Here/Park Here signs for my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester