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CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival 2019

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The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, held June 21st thru the 29th, was a huge success. The streets of downtown Rochester, New York, are the perfect venue to host nine straight days (and nights) of jazz. The eighteenth annual festival had a little something for everyone, including perfect weather. From high school bands, to rising stars, ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Rochester International Jazz Festival Announces New Title Sponsor

Rochester International Jazz Festival Announces New Title Sponsor

John Nugent and Marc Iacona, co-owners of RIJF, LLC and co-producers of the Rochester International Jazz Festival, one of the world’s leading jazz festivals, announced today that CGI Communications will be the festival's new title sponsor. “CGI will succeed Xerox Corporation, which has been the festival’s title sponsor since 2009,” said Marc Iacona, festival co-producer and executive ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

6th Rochester International Jazz Festival, Part 1

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Rochester International Jazz Festival 2007--6th Edition
Rochester, New York
June 8-16 (Part 1)

Every year the Rochester International Jazz Festival becomes a little bigger and a little more unwieldy to cover. This year the tally was approximately 220 concerts in 18 venues--a ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

6th Rochester International Jazz Festival, Part 2

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Rochester International Jazz Festival 2007--6th Edition
Rochester, New York
June 8-16 (Part 2)

Mamadou Diabate
Kilbourn Hall
June 11, 2007
Mamadou Diabate: kora, vocals; Balla Kouyate: balafon + unidentified electric bassist and percussionist.

Much like ...

ARTICLE: PODCAST

Rochester International Jazz Festival - Show 1

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The Jazz Session with Jason Crane brings you live daily coverage of the 2007 Rochester International Jazz Festival. Listen for reviews, news, interviews and more!

Reviews of Raul Midon, Geri Allen with Jimmy Cobb, Peter Asplund, Steps Ahead, ...

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Rochester International Jazz Festival - Show 2

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The Jazz Session with Jason Crane brings you live daily coverage of the 2007 Rochester International Jazz Festival. Listen for reviews, news, interviews and more!

“Sounds of the Street." Includes performance excerpts from Scott Goudie and The Shuffle Demons, plus interviews ...

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Rochester International Jazz Festival - Show 3

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The Jazz Session with Jason Crane brings you live daily coverage of the 2007 Rochester International Jazz Festival. Listen for reviews, news, interviews and more!

This show focuses on Nordic Jazz Now--bands from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark who are performing ...

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Rochester International Jazz Festival - Show 4

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The Jazz Session with Jason Crane brings you live daily coverage of the 2007 Rochester International Jazz Festival. Listen for reviews, news, interviews and more!

Interviews with Dutch trumpeter Saskia Laroo, Swedish trumpeter Peter Asplund, and Canadian Afro-beat band Mr. Something ...

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Rochester International Jazz Festival - Show 5

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The Jazz Session with Jason Crane brings you live daily coverage of the 2007 Rochester International Jazz Festival. Listen for reviews, news, interviews and more!

Featuring reviews, news, interviews and more! On this edition: Live sound samples from ...

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Rochester International Jazz Festival 2007

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We take you behind the scenes of the Rochester International Jazz Festival. Jason Crane interviews festival producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona. With more than 600 artists, 200+ concerts and 18 venues, the RIJF has quickly become one of the leading jazz ...