Arts Friday with the Producers of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Part 2

Fri, 04/03/2009 - 10:00pm
Smokey Robinson, Dave Brubeck, Michael McDonald, Taj Mahal, Carolyn Wonderland, Jake Shimabukuro, Susan Tedeschi, and S.M.V. “The Thunder Tour” with Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, and Victor Wooten will headline the eighth annual Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) presented by M&T Bank. The nine-day Festival, June 12-20, will deliver one of its most diverse lineups ever of creative improvised music. It will unite more than 800 familiar and yet to be discovered artists from around the world performing in 200-plus concerts. Festival Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona  offered a preview of what's in store for Rochester this June, on the Arts Friday edition of 1370 Connection this afternoon, and the program will reair Friday, April 3 at 10 p.m. on AM 1370/HD91.5-2.
 To learn more about the XRIJF, visit


Rochester International Jazz Festival

Very exciting line up! I can't wait to hear more about it on Friday.