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Poet Berthold Auerbach once said,

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
WXXI hopes that it inspires its audiences every day, and that you find the concert of musical content on this page equally inspiring. » read more about Music at WXXI

Upcoming in Music

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 4:00pm

We reminisce of Jazz Fests of years past with these two archived concerts. 

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 3:30pm

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.

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 8:00pm

Written and directed by acclaimed writer Stephen Poliakoff, Dancing on the Edge is a 1930’s period drama detailing the rise of the Louis Lester Band – a black jazz band in London led by Louis Lester, played by BAFTA Award-Winner Chiwetel Ejiofor.

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.

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