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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

The 16th annual Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival gets underway this Friday, an event which has grown in both attendance and publicity worldwide over all that time.

One of Rochester’s largest festivals is now in its 16th year, featuring  more than 1,500  and over 325 concerts.

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The final day of the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival featured Trombone Shorty, Lucky Chops, and Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers. Relive the final night of the festival through the lens of WXXI photographer Fred SanFilipo on our Flickr page.

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Gregg Allman was the headline act during the penultimate night of the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Cryille Aimee and Curtis Stigers were also some of the featured performers that took the stage during the final Friday of the festival. Here's a look at the sights from Day 8 of the festival from WXXI photographer Fred SanFilipo on our Flickr page.

During the final night of the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz festival, Jacob's Cattle performed at the Little Theatre. Here's a snippet of their performance.

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The 15th annual Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is in the books, ending with huge crowds in the downtown area and East End on Saturday night.

A perennial favorite, Trombone Shorty, drew thousands of people to the outdoor stage near East Avenue and Alexander Street, and the Wood Brothers also drew a big crowd.

Check out a portion of Cyrille Aimee's performance from Max at Eastman Place during the final Friday of the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

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Chris Botti was the headline act on Thursday for the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival along with EMEFE, Lauren Sevian Quartet, and others that graced the stages along Jazz Street. Check out the photos taken by WXXI photographer Fred SanFilipo during the seventh day of the festival on our Flickr page.

Here's a portion of a performance by Lauren Sevian Quartet during their appearance at Max of Eastman Place during the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers were the headline act at Kodak Hall during day 6 of the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Check out this clip from their performance. 

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Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers were the headline performers at Kodak Hall on Wednesday night. The sixth day of the 2016 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival also featured Nikki Hill and Jumaane Smith. Check out WXXI photographer Fred SanFilipo's photos from Wednesday at the festival on our Flickr page.

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