Rochester Jazz Festival relents to reality, cancels 2020 season

Rochester Jazz Festival relents to reality, cancels 2020 season

The CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, planned for October, has been canceled and is scheduled to resume in June 2021.

Rochester jazz musician: Racist Zoombombing was 'haunting, violating'

A Zoom performance by Rochester jazz musician Judah Sealy was derailed after being hijacked by a barrage of racist slurs and imagery.

Conversations with Beethoven, courtesy of a Rochester publishing company

Rochester-based publisher Boydell & Brewer has released a new volume of "Beethoven's Conversation Books," shedding light on the composer's everyday life and interactions.

A change is gonna come

Danielle Ponder previews a different musical direction with new singles
Danielle Ponder's new series of singles preview her upcoming solo album and signal a move toward a more personal and emotionally transparent brand of music from the popular Rochester soul singer.

Gaelen McCormick and 'The Pandemic of Creation'

Former RPO double bassist Gaelen McCormick's struggles with hearing loss inform her new book with Sraddha Prativadi, "The Pandemic of Creation: Recognizing freedom in Loss and Opportunity in the Void."

Utility player

Gary Versace
Eastman School professor Gary Versace's roles on multiple instruments, in concert halls and on records, span the globe and several genres.

Party responsibly: The drive-in concert comes to western New York

Fanatics Pub owner Jim Shelly is bringing the live concert experience back to the region with a new drive-in blues concert series this June.

Benton Sillick: the sober expectations of a non-rock star

Rochester musician Benton Sillick has been clean and sober from drugs and alcohol for six years, and has just released his debut album. So why has he given up on "making it" in music?

The Fox Sisters, Greg Townson, and love in the time of coronavirus

Due to the coronavirus, new albums by both The Fox Sisters and Greg Townson are internet-only releases, for the time being.

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5 Second Rule @ Penfield Amphitheater

5 Second Rule @ Penfield Amphitheater

Attendee guidelines are listed on Penfield Rec's website....
Trio Ghidorah @ Virtual Little Cafe

Trio Ghidorah @ Virtual Little Cafe

The Dirty Rain Revelers @ Virtual Little Cafe

The Dirty Rain Revelers @ Virtual Little Cafe

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