Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 10th Anniversary TV Series

Airing at midnight June 21-29 on WXXI-TV

Can’t get enough jazz at the festival? Come home and watch concerts from last year's festival, produced by WXXI.

The Little Theatre 1, a XRIJF Club Pass Venue

From June 21-29 our movie house turns into a concert hall

This year, the Little Theatre is proud to be Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest club pass venue.

Roger Hodgson: Take the Long Way Home - Live in Montreal

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 8:00pm

In anticipation of Roger Hodgson’s performance at the 2013 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, WXXI is pleased to present this special

IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE: Memphis Soul

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 4:00pm

President and Mrs. Obama host a celebration of the timeless classics of “Memphis Soul” in this PBS music special taped in the East Room of the White House.

JAKE SHIMABUKURO: LIFE ON FOUR STRINGS

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 10:30pm

Enjoy dynamic performances by ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, a native of Hawai’i. 

Marian McPartland at the Movies - Director interview

Pianist Marian McPartland is a familiar and beloved presence on public radio stations across the country, due to her long-running program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. Documentary filmmaker Huey spent four years chronicling McPartland's life and music, including the radio show and her compositions in the film In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland.

In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland, part of the free Jazz Fest Movie Series at the Little Theatre

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 8:00pm

"If there ever was a lady with a capital "L" who has earned her recognition in jazz, it is Marian McPartland."

Esperanza Spalding's Radio Music Society in Rochester

Radio static in the dark. A bandstand shaped like a boom box. Sounds of different stations as this radio wandered the dial. The shadows of the band creating these radio sounds.

Then Esperanza Spalding strolled out onto the stage of Kodak Hall of Eastman Theatre, where she played bass, sang, and led her band through Saturday night's musical journey as part of the Xerox International Rochester Jazz Festival.

Little Picnic Under the Tent

Sat, 06/23/2012 - 12:00pm

We're firing up the grill and celebrating the Jazz Festival with food, free movies, and free music by the Djangoners!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:30pm

See them from their 2006 performance at Kilbourn Hall.

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