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Jazz

Elizabeth Shepherd

Air Date: 
Jun 16, 2017

If you caught jazz vocalist, Elizabeth Shepherd, at last years Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, you were one of the lucky ones. Elizabeth traveled to Rochester from Montreal to perform at the Rochester Club Ballroom. WXXI was there to document the performance, take a look. Aired 6/16/17.

Rebecca Gilbert

Air Date: 
Jun 19, 2015

What do you get when you combine the talents of an accomplished percussionist, a young jazz pianist, an aspiring bassist and the principle flutist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra? You get a multi-generational quartet called Flauto Latino. We had the opportunity to record their set at a recent performance at Live from Hochstein here in downtown Rochester. Take a look! Aired 6/19/15. 

Joey DeFrancesco at the 2014 XRIJF

Air Date: 
Jan 23, 2015

What do Steve Gadd, Miles Davis and David Sandborn have in common? Well, they’re all musical greats, but they have also all performed alongside Joey DeFrancesco. The legendary organist, trumpeter and vocalist, played the 2014 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. WXXI recorded Joey DeFrancesco’s set as part of WXXI’s sixth season covering the Jazz Fest. 

Vijay Iyer at the 2014 XRIJF

Air Date: 
Jan 16, 2015

WXXI recorded Vijay Iyer’s jazz set at the 2014 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.  This is part of WXXI’s sixth season covering the Jazz Fest. Check out Vijay’s song ‘Work’. 

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