Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival http://wxxinews.org en PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 9 http://wxxinews.org/post/photos-xerox-rochester-international-jazz-festival-day-9 <p>Saturday was the final day of the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival</a>, and&nbsp;was highlighted by a record crowd that turned out to see <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=925">Trombone Shorty &amp; Orleans Avenue</a> at the corner of East &amp; Alexander. Relive the final day of the festival with <a href="http://flic.kr/s/aHsjGwtGAq">photos from WXXI photographer Fred SanFilipo&nbsp;on our Flickr page</a>.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:06:32 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18888 at http://wxxinews.org PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 9 VIDEO: Amy Lynn & The Gunshow at the Jazz Festvial http://wxxinews.org/post/video-amy-lynn-gunshow-jazz-festvial <p><a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=881">Amy Lynn &amp; The Gunshow</a> was the featured performance at the <a href="http://www.TheLittle.org">Little Theatre</a>&nbsp;on the final night of the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival</a>. WXXI&nbsp;cameras were there to capture this number during one of the two Saturday performances:</p><p>http://youtu.be/YRwhxOkcTso</p><p> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18880 at http://wxxinews.org PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festvial Day 8 http://wxxinews.org/post/photos-xerox-rochester-international-jazz-festvial-day-8 <p>The penultimate day for the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival</a> featured <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=936">Peter Frampton</a>, <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=856">Gas House Gorillas</a>, and <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=839">Dwayne Dopsie&nbsp;&amp; The Zydeco Hellraisers</a>. Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:45:37 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18879 at http://wxxinews.org PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festvial Day 8 A Record Crowd At The Jazz Fest http://wxxinews.org/post/record-crowd-jazz-fest <p></p><p>The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is over, and the nine day event set another attendance record.</p><p>Organizers say even with the rain that dampened attendance on Friday, the 40,000 or so festival goers on Saturday night helped push attendance overall to around 195,000. That beat’s last year’s record breaking attendance of 187,000.</p><p>A big reason for the huge crowd Saturday was a crowd favorite at this festival, Trombone Shorty, the New Orleans’ musician who always draws a packed audience to his outdoor performance at East Ave. and Alexander St.</p> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:15:38 +0000 Randy Gorbman 18878 at http://wxxinews.org A Record Crowd At The Jazz Fest VIDEO: Culture Clash at the Jazz Festival http://wxxinews.org/post/video-culture-clash-jazz-festival <p>Thursday marked the seventh day of the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival</a>, and <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=896">The Culture Clash with Carl Atkins</a> was the featured performance at The Rochester Club. WXXI cameras were there to capture this number from The Culture Clash during one of their two performances:</p><p>http://youtu.be/d7qAWk7CBUQ</p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18869 at http://wxxinews.org PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 7 http://wxxinews.org/post/photos-xerox-rochester-international-jazz-festival-day-7 <p><a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=804">Bob James &amp; David Sanborn</a>, <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=811">Ravi Coltrane</a>, and <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=828">Carmen Souza</a> were a few of the artists that performed during the seventh day of the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival</a>. WXXI&nbsp;Photographer Fred SanFilipo&nbsp;snapped photos from the event, <a href="http://flic.kr/s/aHsjGs5qKC">which you can see on our Flickr page</a>.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:54:24 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18874 at http://wxxinews.org PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 7 VIDEO: Rocky Lawrence at the Jazz Festival http://wxxinews.org/post/video-rocky-lawrence-jazz-festival <p>The sixth day of the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival</a> featured bluesman <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=878">Rocky Lawrence</a> at the <a href="http://www.thelittle.org">Little Theatre</a>. Performing the music of Robert Johnson, WXXI captured this number from one of two performances by Lawrence at the Little Theatre on Wednesday.</p><p>http://youtu.be/09o-GbjZbg8</p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:54:55 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18868 at http://wxxinews.org Xerox International Jazz Fest Offers Workshops to Young Musicians http://wxxinews.org/post/xerox-international-jazz-fest-offers-workshops-young-musicians <p>It's a diverse crowd at The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, with everyone from local to international jazz fans strolling down Gibbs Street. Among the crowd are young music students participating in a series of workshops hosted by the Eastman School of Music. WXXI’s Sarah Tembeckjian sat in on a workshop where students got to play with a rising jazz musician...</p><p>Past the crowds and through a narrow corridor inside the Eastman School of Music, you’ll find middle and high school music students in a practice room piecing together their shiny brass instruments.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:45:33 +0000 Sarah Tembeckjian 18861 at http://wxxinews.org Xerox International Jazz Fest Offers Workshops to Young Musicians PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 6 http://wxxinews.org/post/photos-xerox-rochester-international-jazz-festival-day-6 <p>The sixth day of the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival</a> featured artists like <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=863">Lee Fields &amp; The Expressions</a>, <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=854">Curley Taylor &amp; Zydeco&nbsp;Trouble</a>, and <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=803">Roger Hodgson</a>. Experience the festival through the lens of WXXI&nbsp;photographer Fred SanFilipo through the <a href="http://flic.kr/s/aHsjGq9fBr">photos on our Flickr page</a>.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:08:59 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18859 at http://wxxinews.org PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 6 PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 5 http://wxxinews.org/post/photos-xerox-rochester-international-jazz-festival-day-5 <p><a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=802">David Byrne &amp; St. Vincent</a>, <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=922">Calle Uno</a>, and <a href="http://rochesterjazz.com/artist_lineup/?artist_id=853">The Black Lillies</a>&nbsp;were just some of the artists that performed on the fifth day of the <a href="http://www.rochesterjazz.com">Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festiva</a>l. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:59:20 +0000 Juan Vazquez 18848 at http://wxxinews.org PHOTOS: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Day 5