You’d think things would slow down a bit during the hot summer months. But across Western New York, classical musicians are busier than ever with rehearsals, concerts, “noncerts,” and workshops.
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Radio static in the dark. A bandstand shaped like a boom box. Sounds of different stations as this radio wandered the dial. The shadows of the band creating these radio sounds.
Then Esperanza Spalding strolled out onto the stage of Kodak Hall of Eastman Theatre, where she played bass, sang, and led her band through Saturday night's musical journey as part of the Xerox International Rochester Jazz Festival.
Your public radio stations' recent drive ended with a bang! Our spring membership campaign raised more than $150,244 to sustain WXXI’s services. 1,345 public radio listeners made contributions over a few short days. If you are a contributing and sustaining member, thank you. There’s not enough ink in the ocean (Okay, is there any ink in the ocean? You know what I mean!) to express how happy we are to serve you day in and day out, offering the best performances we can our lay hands on.