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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, ...

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18th Edition Of The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 21!

18th Edition Of The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 21!

Jazz in June officially starts this Friday June 21 with the opening of the 18th Edition of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival. The nine- day Festival runs through June 29 and will present more than 320 shows including a record 102 free shows and events and 220 shows in the Club Pass Series. It all ...

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Nancy Kelly

Nancy Kelly is an exceptionally gifted jazz singer in a league of her own.The lady was “Born to Swing”, and she means business. Her live performances are legendary. She has earned many awards and enlisted fans from around the globe. In a market place where wispy voices and shallow emotions abound, Ms. Kelly is a breath of fresh air...or should we say, smoky air; she takes us back to the time when jazz – and that includes vocal jazz — was an authentic expression of real emotion. Nancy Kelly’s vocal style is a study in phrasing, style and swing. She’s both old school and new

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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 ...

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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 2018

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The 17th edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival--held June 22nd to the 30th--was another success. The festival, held annually in downtown Rochester, New York, has quickly become one of the nation's most popular and most respected music events. We're talking about 1500+ artists, 20 venues; each within walking distance of each other, 320 concerts; ...

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Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Lineup Announced For Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 17th Edition June 22-30: Nine Days, 300+ Shows, 20 Venues, 94 Free Events

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced the complete lineup for the festival’s 17th Edition. The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 22 to June 30 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 300-plus shows at 20 venues. The 2018 Festival is presented in three series — ...

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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 2017

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The phrase, “the festival will go on come rain or shine," never rang more true than at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Even with on and off showers, the streets were packed with jazz lovers every night. The lineup, from top to bottom, was impressive. There was a great mixture of seasoned and emerging artists. ...

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Less Than 3 Weeks To The Start Of The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 16th Edition - June 23 - July 1

Less Than 3 Weeks To The Start Of The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 16th Edition - June 23 - July 1

The nine-day Xerox Rochester International Festival (XRIJF) 16th Edition returns to Rochester starting June 23 through July 1 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 320+ shows at 19 indoor and outdoor venues. Free shows on 5 outdoor stages One of the nation's largest jazz festivals, XRIJF draws more than 200,000 people from around the ...

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King Crimson To Tour North America Summer 2017 In Support Of Forthcoming Live Ep "Heroes"

King Crimson To Tour North America Summer 2017 In Support Of Forthcoming Live Ep "Heroes"

Seminal rock band King Crimson begins their 2017 North American tour with the summer leg including a 17-show run spanning June 11 to July 10. The “Radical Action Tour 2017” will begin at jny: Seattle's Moore Theatre on June 11. The tour will run through cities Saratoga, jny: Oakland, jny: San Diego, jny: Los Angeles, jny: ...

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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup For 16th Edition June 23 - July 1 - Nine Days, 325+ Shows, 19 Venues, 95 Free Shows, Youth Workshops & Jams

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup For 16th Edition  June 23 - July 1  - Nine Days, 325+ Shows, 19 Venues, 95 Free Shows, Youth Workshops & Jams

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona have announced the lineup for the festival's 16th Edition. The nine-day festival returns to Rochester June 23 thru July 1 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 325+ shows at 19 venues. The 2017 Festival will be presented in three series: the Club ...