SMV to headline Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

A festival with likely the longest name in festival history, The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF), kicks off today and runs through June 20th, in Rochester, NY.

SMV, the bass trio consisting of Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten is among the festival’s headlining acts. More than 800 musicians will perform in more than 225 concerts. Maybe they deserve that long name afterall.

Schedule highlights:

June 12 – Smokey Robinson

June 13 – S.M.V. – The Thunder Tour (Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten)

June 14 – WXXI Jazz Films, 4-7 p.m.

June 15 – RIJF-ESM Scholarships Performance “Celebrating The Legacy of Woody Herman”

June 16 – Jake Shimabukuro and Carolyn Wonderland

June 17 – Dave Brubeck Quartet

June 18 – Michael McDonald

June 19 – Taj Mahal and Susan Tedeschi Band

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