Jazz Events Calendar

The Jazz Events Calendar is a free service from Jazz90.1 reserved for national jazz and blues acts coming to the Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse areas. Jazz90.1 makes no guarantee of event posting, and all event information must be received 30 days in advance of desired posting date to Marie Farruggia at marie@jazz901.org. Local musicians are invited to submit event information to the JazzList, and also to Joëlle VanBuren at joelle@jazz901.org for inclusion on the Daily Club Calendar.

Michael Feinstein

May 29, 20158:00 pmto10:00 pmMay 30, 20158:00 pmto10:00 pm

Michael FeinsteinMichael Feinstein will perform with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre on Friday, May 29th and Saturday, May 30th at 8 p.m.Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated entertainer dubbed “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200-plus shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace.

More than simply a performer, Feinstein has received national recognition for his commitment to celebrating America’s popular song and preserving its legacy for the next generation. In 2007, he founded the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative, dedicated to celebrating the art form and preserving it through educational programs, Master Classes, and the annual High School Vocal Academy and Competition, which awards scholarships and prizes to students across the country. Michael serves on the Library of Congress’ National Recording Preservation Board, an organization dedicated to ensuring the survival, conservation and increased public availability of America’s sound recording heritage.

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

June 19, 2015 12:00 amtoJune 27, 2015 12:00 am

xrijfThe Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival will take place June 19th through June 27th.  The festival will feature Diana Krall, Jennifer Hudson, Gary Clark Jr., Herb Alpert, Steve Gadd, and more headliners. Trombone Shorty returns for 5th appearance. There are 93 free shows and events  and the addition of 2 new venues.

Boz Scaggs

July 28, 20158:00 pmto10:00 pm

Boz ScaggsBoz Scaggs will perform at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino  0n  Tuesday, July 28th at 8 p.m. Boz Scaggs (born William Royce Scaggs on 8 June 1944 in Canton, Ohio) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. He gained fame in the 1960s as a guitarist and sometimes lead singer with the Steve Miller Band and in the 1970s with several solo Top 20 hit singles in the United States, along with the #2 album, Silk Degrees. Scaggs continues to write, record music and tour.