Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:00am - 1:00am

In celebration of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (June 22-30, 2018), WXXI is pleased to present encore broadcasts of its Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival series taped in 2015.

The series features performances by the Benny Green Trio, Tessa Souter, Clifton Anderson, Antonio Sanchez, and Elizabeth Shepherd. Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival encores air Monday-Friday, June25-29 at 12 midnight on WXXI-TV. 

Episode descriptions and airs dates: 

Benny Green Trio airs Monday, June 25 at midnight
During this episode, find out why Benny Green is one of the most exciting, hard-swinging, hard-bop pianists to emerge from Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.

Tessa Souter airs Tuesday, June 26 at midnight 
In this episode learn how Tessa Souter became one of the finest and most fearless vocalists to have emerged in recent years," according to The Boston Globe.

Clifton Anderson Quintet airs Wednesday, June 27 at midnight 
Enjoy the mellow tones and big sounds of trombonist Clifton Anderson and his quintet in this episode.

Antonio Sanchez & Migration airs Thursday, June 28 at midnight
In this episode, discover why Antonio Sanchez is one of the most sought after drummers of his generation.

Elizabeth Shepherd airs Friday, June 29 at midnight
Find out why Elizabeth Shepherd's debut album Start To Move was voted one of the top jazz albums of the year by the listeners of the influential Gilles Peterson Show on BBC Radio Worldwide in this episdoe.

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. For more information, visit or