XRIJF on WXXI

Over nine days each June, THE XEROX ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL 
hosts some of the top names in jazz and international music. The festival, held annually since 2002, attracts music lovers from all over the world to upstate New York. The 2016 edition presents the "Oh, Canada!" series at The Rochester Club featuring bands and performers from across Canada.  The inaugural "Oh Canada" Series features nine leading jazz artists and groups from Canada including Quinn Bachand's Brishen, Kent Sangster's Obsessions Octet, Jon Ballantyne Trio, Elizabeth Shepherd, Mike Murley Trio, Marianne Trudel Trio + Special Guest Ingrid Jensen, Jeff Johnston & Friends, Pugs and Crows, and Mike Herriott Quartet.  (Learn more about the series at wxxi.org/jazz)

 

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Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 1:00am
This instrumental band performs original music that evokes a shifting range of sonic colours and ambient soundscapes.
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Enjoy this performance by jazz pianist Jeff Johnston, whose works are infused with alluring harmonies, lush textures, rhythmic inventiveness and spontaneity.
Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 1:00am
Mike Murley is one of Canada's finest jazz talents and one of the most versatile players on the scene today.
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
This instrumental band performs original music that evokes a shifting range of sonic colours and ambient soundscapes.
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
This instrumental band performs original music that evokes a shifting range of sonic colours and ambient soundscapes.
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Don't miss this performance by soul jazz innovator Elizabeth Shepherd.
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Enjoy this performance by jazz pianist Jeff Johnston, whose works are infused with alluring harmonies, lush textures, rhythmic inventiveness and spontaneity.
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Enjoy this performance by jazz pianist Jeff Johnston, whose works are infused with alluring harmonies, lush textures, rhythmic inventiveness and spontaneity.
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Discover why Antonio Sanchez is one of the most sought after drummers of his generation.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:00am
Enjoy the mellow tones and big sounds of trombonist Clifton Anderson and his quintet.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Tessa Souter peforms in this episode of Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 12 midnight on WXXI-TV. 
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 1:00am
Listening to the wondrous sounds Jon Ballantyne makes at the piano, audiences can never be sure where he will take the music next. 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Mike Murley is one of Canada's finest jazz talents and one of the most versatile players on the scene today.
Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Don't miss this performance by soul jazz innovator Elizabeth Shepherd.
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Enjoy the distinct sound of this group– an elegant blend of classical, latin and jazz elements.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
Enjoy two performances in one great episode! This edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival  features a performance by Quinn Bachand followed by Mike Herriott Quartet.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
WXXI kicks off Season 8 of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival series with multi-talented pianist, composer, improviser, and arranger Marianne Trudel and special guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen.

 

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