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Greg Bell
Legal publishing professional and jazz blogger
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This year's Fairport Canal Days is coming up Friday-Sunday, June 1-3. FCD prides itself as being the "jazz festival before the jazz festival," with the vast majority of its music during the three day event being local jazz musicians on... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at JazzRochester
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For nine days in June the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival highlights a number of local musicians, Eastman jazz faculty & students and our great local high school jazz bands. This year is no different. I wanted to bring them... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at JazzRochester
Yes, there is! XRIJF is right around the corner (and as a result gigs are thinning out a bit). We collect as much of the live jazz in and around Rochester as we can find so you don't have to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at JazzRochester
Right here! We collect as much of the live jazz in and around Rochester as we can find so you don't have to do it yourself ... right here, every Wednesday in JazzRochester. I really need your help to grow... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at JazzRochester
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In case you aren't on the Exodus to Jazz mailing list, I thought I'd share their press release on their recent decision to change the venue for upcoming Exodus to Jazz shows from The Penthouse at One East Avenue to... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at JazzRochester
We collect as much of the live jazz in and around Rochester as we can find so you don't have to do it yourself ... right here, every Wednesday in JazzRochester. I really need your help to grow a more... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at JazzRochester
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The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival app for iPhone and Android smartphoneswas made available for download at the end of April. With the 17th Edition starting in in less than eight weeks from June 22 to June 30, the app... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at JazzRochester
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Found it in Chicago last week. While there on business, I had a chance to see the Eric Alexander-Harold Mabern Quartet at Jazz Showcase (see image). Eric will be here on Monday, June 25th at the XRIJF with the Joe... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at JazzRochester
Writing to you live from Chicago this week. I'll be catching some jazz on Friday at the Jazz Showcase after my business is done. FYI, the Exodus to Jazz series has moved to Anthology (336 East Ave.), with Sylvia Cuenca... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at JazzRochester
We collect as much of the live jazz in and around Rochester as we can find so you don't have to do it yourself ... right here, every Wednesday in JazzRochester. I really need your help to grow a more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at JazzRochester
An emphatic NO!!!! (It has seemed "around the corner" for WAY too long.) But as usual there is some live jazz out there to heat you up. By the way, Jazz 90.1 is giving you until June 3rd to prove... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at JazzRochester
With the trees outside the window of my office at home bending to its will, I'm biding my time waiting for it (and this damn winter) to end by filling you in on the next seven days of live jazz... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at JazzRochester
Here's the next seven days of live jazz in Rochester... The WGMC Jazz 90.1 pledge drive goes on. You can pledge by calling 585-966-5299 or by clicking here. Also, tickets are on sale for Jazz 90.1's four Jazz Cruises on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at JazzRochester
NOTE: Exodus to Jazz has recently announced a change in venue for upcoming ETJ concerts from The Penthouse at One East Avenue to Anthology. Watch the upcoming events and listings posts for upcoming shows. Exodus to Jazz, the jazz series... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at JazzRochester
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Yesterday, I went to the press conference for the announcement of the lineup for the 2018 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Others in the mainstream media have covered the announcement well, including live streams by several. As I'm not a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at JazzRochester
Here's the next seven days of live jazz in Rochester. By the way, my partner in listings Jazz90.1 has started its Spring membership campaign. You can pledge by calling 585-966-5299 or by clicking here. I collect as much of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at JazzRochester
Just received notice from the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival that the line-up announcement press conference is right around the corner on March 2oth. I'll be there and I expect that WGMC Jazz 90.1 will be live broadcasting the presser... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at JazzRochester
Is winter over? I doubt it, but it sure is nice that the snow has melted. Check out the live jazz in and around Rochester over the next seven days to get some additional heat. We need to build a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at JazzRochester
Thanks. Fixed now.
Our partnership with WGMC is still a work in progress, but it is already starting to work. We need to build a wider community. Help us out! Join our mailing list or following us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram....I collect... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2018 at JazzRochester
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Golden Grill, Lake Avenue, Charlotte I must have been about 10 or 11 when I first caught the jazz bug. I had heard jazz on the radio, of course. It was still the 1940s and jazz and jazz-influenced music was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2018 at JazzRochester
This is the first post after WGMC Jazz 90.1 and JazzRochester launched a partnership where their Club Calendar is now a direct link to JazzRochester. For new visitors from Jazz 90.1, here's the deal. JazzRochester, as implied by its name,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at JazzRochester
As announced on the Jazz 90.1 website earlier this week, JazzRochester is working with WGMC Radio, Jazz 90.1, in our shared purpose of promoting live jazz in our community. Our first collaboration is that Jazz 90.1 is no longer doing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at JazzRochester
Welcome! You have found the best place to find live jazz in Rochster. Please support us by joining our mailing list or following us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram....I collect as much of the live jazz in and around Rochester... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at JazzRochester
You wouldn’t know from last week’s post, which harkened back a year to 2017.... I’m in NYC writing this post and, I’m sure this won’t be a surprise, will be catching some jazz at The Jazz Standard tonight. But my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at JazzRochester