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Greg Bell
Legal publishing professional and jazz blogger
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There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has been a kick in the head for the jazz scene in Rochester. I haven't published a listings post since March 11th. However, some limited live jazz gigs have begun appearing as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2020 at JazzRochester
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No, it's not streaming... it's live! Opening just before the pandemic caused closures of jazz venues throughout the area, the 75 Stutson Street multi-event facility, located in an old church at that namesake address in Charlotte, is dipping its toes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at JazzRochester
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Dave Chisholm straddles a number of arts. He is an accomplished trumpet player, composer, and educator who lives and gigs in several genres around Rochester (well, pre-pandemic, that is...), where he received his doctorate in jazz trumpet from the Eastman... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at JazzRochester
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Marc Iacona and John Nugent, producers of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, announced today that the RIJF's nine-day 19th edition, first rescheduled from June 19-27 to October 2–10 because of thepandemic, will now be postponed to June 18–26, 2021.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2020 at JazzRochester
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JazzRochester, the blog at least, has been on "radio silence" for over 2 months. Of course, I don't need to tell you why. I've been sharing global live streams from AllAboutJazz on a tab above, and other global and local... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2020 at JazzRochester
Marc Iacona and John Nugent, producers of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, released an updated statement on April 27th on the status of their plan for a rescheduled event as previously announced. Greetings from our RIJF team. This is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2020 at JazzRochester
The jazz website AllAboutJazz.com has create a Project Livestream Jazz, including a global jazz livestream calendar to help you jazz cats get your fill of live jazz while maintaining social distance, but more importantly to help support jazz artists in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2020 at JazzRochester
The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival producers Marc Iacona and John Nugent announced today that the RIJF's 19th edition, originally scheduled for June 19-27, will be canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but that they are working hard to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at JazzRochester
Laura Dubin and her husband are inviting you into their "virtual jazz club" to hear them play have been live-streaming concerts from Laura's Facebook music page every night at 8:30 pm EST. You do not need to have a Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2020 at JazzRochester
The Jon Seiger Trio (featuring Stephen Parisi and Eric Metzgar) will be performing a Facebook Live livestreaming happy hour concert on Friday, April 3rd from 4:00 to 6:00 pm (EDT) at Jon Seiger's Facebook Page for two hours of great... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2020 at JazzRochester
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In case you haven't already heard, CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival producers Marc Iacona and John Nugent announced this update on March 18th (sorry about the delay): With the continued heightened concern over the coronavirus pandemic and the rapidly evolving... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2020 at JazzRochester
Today, the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival announced online that they are moving forward to present nine days of jazz and other music from June 19-27. The festival will go forward in 21 Venues (including the return of the former... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2020 at JazzRochester
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After the state announced that bars and restaurants throughout New York will be restricted to takeout and delivery as of 8:00 pm tonight, it became clear that the fight against community spread of the c0ronavirus would wipe out the rest... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2020 at JazzRochester
Here's the live jazz in and around Rochester for the next seven days of your life, including Saint Patrick's Day.... If you hear about something that I haven't added below, please drop me a line (usinnb the Contact Us link... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2020 at JazzRochester
Here's the jazz around Rochester for the next seven days of your life.... 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,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2020 at JazzRochester
Congratulations to jazz singer Nancy Kelly and jazz drummer Roy McCurdy, both who have Rochester roots, for being two of the inductees to the 2020 Class of the Rochester Music Hall of Fame! They will both play on April 26th... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at JazzRochester
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... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at JazzRochester
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... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2020 at JazzRochester
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 love live jazz. Check us out on social media (links at the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2020 at JazzRochester
It's really getting hard to find jazz around town. I'm sure there's more out there than meets my eyes and ears, but need your help in letting met know. Because, every Wednesday, every week, you'll find the next seven days... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2020 at JazzRochester
Too cold and snowy to go out for jazz? I must be missing something, so help me flesh this out some... Every Wednesday, every week, you'll find the next seven days of jazz in and around Rochester right here on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at JazzRochester
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 love live jazz. Check us out on social media (links at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2020 at JazzRochester
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 love live jazz. Check us out on social media (links at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at JazzRochester
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 love live jazz. Check us out on social media (links at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2020 at JazzRochester
Christmas falls on a Wednesday, and my present to you is I'm sitting here at my computer setting up the listings for the next seven days, such that it is (always kind of light around the holidays). As usual for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2019 at JazzRochester