Jam Sessions Start at 10:30 PM Nightly During the Fest

  • June 17, 2019

Jazz Never Sleeps! Late night jams start at 10:30 and go until...You never know who will show up to play! Led by Karl Stabnau and Bob Sneider at the Hyatt Regency Rochester The Street Craft Kitchen and Bar. - No cover charge. - Food and beverages...

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Jazz Workshops for All Music Students are June 24 to 28

  • June 17, 2019

The 2019 free Jazz Workshops sponsored by Wegmans start Monday June 24 and run through Friday June 28. They are held at 26 Gibbs St (Eastman School of Music) Room 120 – 1st Floor from 1:00-2:30 p.m. No registration is required. Attend one or more da...

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Redeem Your Club Pass Tickets for Club Passes Starting Monday June 17

  • June 17, 2019

The 18th Edition CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival is almost here! We look forward to welcoming you to Jazz Street for nine days of amazing music!   Here's how to redeem your Club Pass Ticket for a Club Pass.   June 17 - 20: Redeem yo...

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Rochester International Jazz Festival / Eastman School of Music Scholarship goes to Roy Marshall

  • June 13, 2019

Rochester, NY--June 13, 2019-- Roy Marshall has been named this year’s recipient of the Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music (RIJF/ESM) Gerry Niewood Jazz Scholarship.The scholarship program is sponsored by RIJF producers Joh...

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Jazz Fest Ticket Shop Opens Monday June 3 at 12 Noon

  • May 31, 2019

Rochester, NY––May 31, 2019––The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival. Ticket Shop opens Monday, June 3 at 12 Noon. The shop is located at 100 East Avenue at the corner of Gibbs Street. Hours now through June 20 are 12 Noon to ...

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Applications for Media Credentials for our 2019 Festival Are Now Being Accepted

  • May 23, 2019

18th Edition is June 21 – 29 9 Days, 320+ Shows, 20 Venues, 100+ Free Events To apply for media credentials please: Review the media guidelines here. Complete the online form by Friday, June 7Complete a separate form for each person from your orga...

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Guide to the Fest

  • May 23, 2019

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival 18th Edition  Starts in 4 Weeks! Here's our Annual Guide to Getting Around the Fest The 18th Edition of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival starts in just four weeks on Friday June 21. As one of th...

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Donate Your Musical Instruments for City School Students

  • May 23, 2019

  Share the joy of music!   If you have a new or used musical instrument or accessories you no longer need, please bring it to the festival at the Merchandise Tent where Rochester Education Foundation (REF) will be collecting t...

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Reserve Ad Space Now in Rochester's Most Anticipated Music Event of the Year!

  • April 2, 2019

The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, now in its 18th year, is one of the world’s leading jazz festivals, drawing more than 200,000 people to Rochester's Arts and Entertainment District to hear legendary performers, familiar favorites, risin...

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2019 Updated Free App is Now Available to Download

  • March 28, 2019

The 2019 updated CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival App for iPhone and Android smartphones is now available for download. The free app allows festival-goers to experience the festival anywhere, anytime. The App can be downloaded from oneevent-oneap...

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Press Contacts, Advertising, Marketing

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