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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 4 days ago 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
Do you love a new jazz CD you've heard been listening to recently? Would you like to write a guest CD review for Jazz@Rochester? Please click on the Contact Us button above and let's talk about sharing it with my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
I know there is more out there, but this time of year it's hard to keep track. Please help me get the word out about Jazz@Rochester. Let those you know love live jazz in and around Rochester about the site... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
I suspect that a lot of live jazz gigs around Rochester in the next week are at festivals in the area or beyond (other than the Corn Hill fest here in Rochester, which I've included), or private gigs. As always,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Image by Studio MIchaelino Now that we've reached the first Wednesday after the Rochester International Jazz Festival is done, it's back to your regular programming here on Jazz@Rochester. If you want to check out my posts from the festival, click... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Can't believe it! Nine days have already passed. Like almost every other of the nine days of the Rochester International Jazz Festival provided me both new sounds and great experiences I started out at Montage with the Renee Rosnes Quartet.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
As I start preparing to go down to Gibbs Street for the final day of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, I'm thinking back to last night as a study in contrast. I started out in Kilbourn Hall with the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
To start out Thursday, Day 7 of the Rochester International Jazz Festival, I caught Dave Douglas High Risk early to make sure I heard this new project for a trumpeter I have been following for awhile. I caught most of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Last night was one of those nights at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival where, for me, it was impossible to see all of the shows that I wanted to check out due to timing. I didn't have a "middle"... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
Rather than write a second post about Day 5 of the Rochester International Jazz Festival, I'll do a limited one here with the thing I do all year round. As I hit day five, the wear and tear of days... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
For most of this year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, I've been avoiding artists whom I've heard before, especially those I've heard multiple times. Such is not the case with vibist Joe Locke, who grew up in Rochester before heading... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester
As I noted before, I gave my blistered foot a rest last night, but still got in a lot of great music. Started at the 4 pm premiere of the new Lyric Theatre venue on East Ave with Joey Alexander.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at Jazz@Rochester