Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival: Diane Schuur

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival: Diane Schuur

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:00am - 1:00am

Diane Schuur

Credit: WXXI

Grammy Award-winning vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur is coming to perform at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. 

Watch Diane Schuur perform from the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Thursday, June 29 at 12am (midnight) on WXXI-TV.

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, held in Rochester, New York – home of the Eastman School of Music, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Garth Fagan Dance and the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film– is a nine-day event that hosts more than 200 concerts at 13 venues. Now in its 15th year, the festival is the brainchild of John Nugent and Marc Iacona and draws more than 190,000 people from 30-plus states and 15 countries. From legendary performers and familiar favorites – to rising stars and new discoveries – this festival navigates all genres of creative improvised music from all corners of the world.

Shot in the historic Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music, the series features four performances and artist interviews.

Founded in 2002 by John Nugent and Marc Iacona, the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is held every June in Rochester, New York – home of the Eastman School of Music, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Garth Fagan Dance and the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film. From legendary performers and familiar favorites – to rising stars and new discoveries – the festival navigates all genres of creative improvised music from all corners of the world.

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Series is produced by WXXI Public Broadcasting and distributed nationally by American Public Television. The series is underwritten by The Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Foundation. 

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