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Xerox Rochester Int’l Jazz Fest Starts June 20

Jazzed Magazine • News • June 12, 2014

One of the nation’s biggest music events, the 13th Edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF), will deliver nine days of exceptional creative improvised music at more than 325 concerts with 1500+ artists from around the world June 20-28.

Headlining at this year’s festival are Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell (two shows both sold out), Earth, Wind and Fire (sold out), Janelle Monáe, Fourplay, Michael McDonald and six-time Grammy winner and American Blues guitarist Buddy Guy.

This year’s lineup also features Roberta Gambarini, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Bill Frisell’s Guitars in the Space Age, Snarky Puppy, Catherine Russell, Vijay Iyer, Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, Roy Hargrove, Dianne Schuur, Lucky Peterson, Norma Winstone Trio, Lou Gramm, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Cyrille Aimee, Roy Hargrove, Phaedra Kwant, Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio, Laila Biali, Jacob Young & Trygve Seim + Marcin Wasilewski Trio, Peter Bernstein & Friends, Hot Club of Detroit, Les Doigts de L’Homme, Susanna, and more.

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