For Immediate Release
WXXI FILMS THREE ACTS AT THE XEROX ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL TO AIR ON PBS
(Rochester, New York) June 14, 2012 –WXXI will film three Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) performances at Kilbourn Hall as part of its 2012 XEROX ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL series, which will premiere Summer 2013 on WXXI-TV/HD, and on PBS stations across the country. The tapings will include: Terence Blanchard Quintet on Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m., Eliane Elias Brasileira Quartet on Wednesday, June 27 at 6 p.m., and Raul Midon on Saturday, June 30 at 6 p.m. This will be WXXI’s fifth year taping the series, which has been seen by more than three million viewers across the country. In addition to being on-site for the filming, WXXI will present special XRIJF news coverage and jazz programming throughout the nine-day event. A list of programs and descriptions are below. A complete list of jazz programs and events, including those planned at the Little Theatre, can also be found at <WXXI.org/jazzfest>.
6/22, 6/26-29 – Jazz Break on AM 1370 and WRUR-FM 88.5 during Morning Edition
6/22, 6/25-29 – Jazz Preview on AM 1370 and WRUR-FM 88.5 during All Things Considered
6/22, 6/25-29 – WRUR-FM 88 shows play lots of Jazz
6/22, 6/25-29 – Classical 91.5 has the Jazz fever, too
6/29 – Need to Know Rochester at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD
WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues. The formal affiliation between WXXI and the Little Theatre, established in December 2011, enables the two organizations to work more efficiently by pooling resources and strengths in a number of areas including back-office operation and improved fundraising capabilities. Log on to wxxi.org for more information about our services and programs.
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