Enjoy two episodes of WXXI's jazz series from the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest from 2011 – Curtis Stigers and John Nugent with Strings
It's a Jazz Fest Free-for-All from WXXI and the Little Theatre! Every day of the Jazz Fest, we're proud to bring you a free screening of a jazz film. On Tuesday, June 26 at 8 p.m. and at 9:30 p.m. enjoy watching two episodes from our Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 10th Anniversary Series. Shot in high-definition at the 2011 Jazz Fest, the series offers an unsurpassed look into one of the most popular and respected jazz festivals in the country and features performances by an eclectic group of musicians. In each episode, viewers are guided through the last ten years of the festival with artist interviews, stories from the festival producers, and musical highlights.
In the first episode at 8 p.m., enjoy a performance by jazz singer and saxophonist Curtis Stigers. At 9:30 p.m. see John Nugent with Strings, featuring Festival Producer John Nugent, supported by a string band as he leads the way with his soulful saxophone.
The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 10th Anniversary Series is produced by WXXI Public Broadcasting and distributed nationally by American Public Television. The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 10th Anniversary Seriesis underwritten by The Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Foundation. Local broadcast support for the series is provided by Rowe Photo, Video, and Audio.
To see the complete line-up of artists and the airdates, visit: WXXI.org/jazz.