XRIJF - Season Seven

Over nine days each June, THE XEROX ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL hosts some of the top names in jazz and international music. The festival, held annually since 2002, attracts music lovers from all over the world to upstate New York. The 2015 edition features captivating performances by, and exclusive interviews with, an eclectic group of musicians, including Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez, vocalist Tessa Souter, pianist and bandleader Benny Green, and trombonist Clifton Anderson.

Season Seven Episodes

Benny Green is one of the most exciting, hard-swinging, hard-bop pianists to emerge from Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. 

Anglo-Trinidadian Tessa Souter's award-winning voice and penchant for exploring strikingly beautiful music mostly untouched by other singers has set her apart as "one of the finest and most fearless vocalists to have emerged in recent years,"

Enjoy the mellow tones and big sounds of trombonist Clifton Anderson and his quintet.

Discover why Antonio Sanchez is one of the most sought after drummers of his generation.


Made possible with support from:

Louis S. & Molly B. Wolk Foundation


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