Four Concerts at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest to be Taped by WXXI for National Broadcast on PBS Stations

June 9, 2015

Marks 7th Year for Series

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- June 9, 2015 -- WXXI will tape four Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) performances at Kilbourn Hall as part of its Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival series, which will premiere in 2016 on WXXI-TV, and on PBS stations across the country.

See complete details here: http://interactive.wxxi.org/jazzfest

The tapings will include:

Saturday, June 20: Benny Green Trio

Sunday, June 21: Tessa Souter

Wednesday, June 24: Antonio Sanchez & Migration

Wednesday, June 27: Clifton Anderson Quintet

This will be WXXI's seventh season taping the series, which has been seen by more than three million viewers across the country. Support for the series is provided in part by The Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Foundation.



For those getting home after an evening at XRIJF and want a little more jazz, WXXI-TV will air episodes from the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Season Six at midnight:

Monday, June 22 at midnight: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

Tuesday, June 23 at midnight: Diane Shuur

Wednesday, June 24 at midnight: Vijay Iyer

Thursday, June 25 at midnight: Joey DeFrancesco Trio

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