Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

WXXI and the Little Theatre celebrate the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival with special events and programming! Browse this page to learn all that we have planned, or visit the WXXI booth on Jazz Street (aka Gibbs Street) during the fest for complete details. 

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Upcoming Jazz Programming on WXXI-TV


Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
WXXI and the City of Rochester present a half-hour special that highlights the history of the spoken word in African-American culture and how it influenced jazz.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
Welcome Jason Marsalis to the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival as he shows off his skills on the vibraphone and talks about how he was drawn towards playing it. 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Grammy Award-winning vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur is coming to perform at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. 
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
In case you want just a little more jazz, WXXI-TV presents an encore broadcast of musician, composer, and producer Vijay Iyer.
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
We reminisce of Jazz Fests of years past with these two archived concerts. 



Jazz Fest Coverage with WXXI News

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