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Music

Alison Cote

Air Date: 
Oct 12, 2018

If you live in Rochester, chances are you've seen posters made by Alison Cote. Inspired by all things vintage, she keeps the style alive through hand-drawn elements, retro colors and lifelike textures that will challenge your notions of digital graphic design. If you're new to her work, then keep your eyes out for more because Alsion has found her niche and she shows no signs of stopping. 

Gaelynn Lea

Air Date: 
Jan 12, 2018

Gaelynn Lea's music is haunting. It's no wonder she won NPR Music's 2016 Tiny Desk Contest. She recently visited Nazareth College and we were there to capture her performance. Aired 1/12/18.

Aweful Kanawful

Air Date: 
Nov 03, 2017

Austin Lake is a 24 year-old musician from Rochester, New York. His alter-ego is Aweful Kanawful, a musical virtuoso backed by his Rubber Husband’s Band. What audiences see as a ten-piece ensemble begins in the solitude of Austin’s basement, where he records each instrument on their own, and later combines them to create the sound of a full band. Take a look inside the creative genius of this local talent.

Andy Nahas

Air Date: 
Aug 18, 2017

Music has a way of reaching the seemingly unreachable. There's plenty of evidence that proves how powerful music can be for people suffering from Alzheimers and dementia. And it can brighten the day of just about anyone who is feeling down. Local singer, Andy Nahas, specializes in performing for this audience, let's take a look. 

Cammy Enaharo

Air Date: 
Oct 14, 2016

When it comes to the soulful voices of Rochester musicians, it's impossible to ignore Cammy Enaharo. She pairs her soothing vocals with her trusty ukulele to provide simple but beautiful melodies. We caught her at the recent First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival. Take a look. Aired 10/14/16.

Dr. Jefferson Svengsouk

Air Date: 
Sep 16, 2016

Have you ever experienced a deep sense of calm after listening to soothing music? I'm sure you can relate when I say that listening to music can bring peace in stressful or uncertain times. Well, local doctor, Jefferson Svengsouk is putting this into practice at Strong Memorial Hospital's Palliative Care Unit. He's combining his two passions, caring for people in need and playing the Native American flute. We recently visited him as he played at the bedside of someone in need. Aired 9/16/16.

Roses & Revolutions

Air Date: 
Jun 24, 2016

We were lucky to be able to sit down with Matt Merritt and Alyssa Coco from the Rochester band, Roses & Revolutions. Take a look! Aired 6/24/16.

Bela Fleck

Air Date: 
May 13, 2016

Earlier this year we were visited by a true master of the banjo. Bela Fleck dropped by Rochester to work with students at the Eastman School of Music and while he was in town he visited us here at WXXI to speak with our very own Julia Figueras. The conversation touched on the back story of the instrument and Bela Fleck's place in that history. Take a look. Aired on 5/13/16

Music Therapy

Air Date: 
May 06, 2016

It may sound obvious, but music has a way of touching every one of us. Some of us may have a deep appreciation for the artistry in making music, others may appreciate it's ability to convey emotion and transport us to a different place. Well, music can also be used as a form of therapy and at the Hochstein School of Music there are some people who appreciate it for just that very reason. Aired 5/6/16

Joe Beard

Air Date: 
Aug 21, 2015

We have the pleasure of highlighting local legend, blues musician, Joe Beard. Joe has been a mainstay of the Rochester music scene for as long as we can remember. He's graced the stages of venues across the globe with some of the most famous blues musicians. Joe calls Rochester home, and we're so glad he does. We had the opportunity to sit down with Joe to hear him play and talk about some of his influences, take a look. Aired 8/21/15.

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