Music

While I'm away, in Italy...

From June 18th til July 4th

The WXXI Travel Club is off to explore The Boot! Watch my blog for updates!

Stage Notes Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

Sat, 06/25/2011 - 12:00pm

In recognition of Gay Pride Month, Stage Notes welcomes actor and star of Logo's Setup Squad Jonathan D. Lovitz.

"Jazz Break" Wednesday on WXXI-AM

Scott Regan and Alex Crichton preview Wednesday's highlights at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Images: Free Daytime Concerts Begin

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest isn't just about big name headliners and late night jam sessions - there are also free concerts featuring local talent all week long.

"Jazz Break" Tuesday on WXXI-AM

Scott Regan and Alex Crichton preview Tuesday's highlights at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Burning Down The House

The Meters meet Fela? Ethiopian soul? Staten Island funk? Words fall short when you try to describe The Budos Band, and as great as they sound on record, it's the kind of stuff that begs to be heard live.

Classical Mornings - June 13 to June 17, 2011

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 6:00am - Fri, 06/17/2011 - 10:00am
Weekdays, 6-10am

Coming up this week on Classical 91.5 . . .

America's Music Festivals' Land of Enchantment II

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 8:00pm

America's Music Festivals' Land Enchantment series continues with music from the Santa Fe Desert Chorale.

Guitar heroes

Hooray for Google!  By placing a virtual guitar at the fingertips of computer users, the powerful search engine inspired millions (billions?) of people to make music. Look below for three creative uploads from the two-day global music fest.  If you miss it, the Google Guitar has a permanent home here.  What can you play?

I and Love and You

Bill Frisell first caught my attention when he included compositions by Aaron Copland, Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters, Sonny Rollins, John Philip Sousa, Stephen Foster and Madonna on his 1992 album Have A Little Faith. It doesn't seem like a mix like that could hang together.