It’s that time of year again when the city’s highly anticipated Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival brings jazz lovers out of the woodwork and onto the streets and into the many venues that will feature over 200 musicians and bands.
The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County at 115 South Avenue in Rochester NY 14604 celebrates XIRJF 2012 with free noon lunchtime concerts daily from Monday June 25 to Friday June 29!! No tickets are required! Join us at the library for performances by:
Monday, June 25th
Dan White Group
Tuesday, June 26th
Doug Stone Group
Wednesday, June 27th
Sean Jefferson Group
Thursday, June 28th
Bob Sneider & Friends
Friday, June 29th
Bill Tiberio Band
The Arts Division also celebrates XIRJF 2012 with displays of jazz books, CDs and albums. Our recorded jazz music collection is the largest in the Monroe County Library System. For those looking for great vintage sound recordings on vinyl, we have pulled out some classics that we hope you will enjoy.
For a playlist of Jazz Festival recordings that are available at the library visit our playlist blog BiblioPod.
What is BiblioPod?
The Rochester Public Library Central Arts Division offers Music Advisory services to help our users find the music they love in the library’s collection. Our Advisory Panel includes music and non-music Librarians, musicians, DJs and staff who are passionate about music.
How it works…
Looking for something to listen to? Want to hear the latest release from a new band? Do you just have to get your hands on all your favorite bands CDs? Planning a reunion or anniversary and need to put together a mix of genres and artists?
The Rochester Public Library’s music advisory team is here to help. Our team is made up of experienced librarians and local DJs and talent.
Simply fill out form and our team will search out the music you love in the library’s collection. The more information provided, the more specific will be our recommendations. Please allow 3-4 days for a response to your request.