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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Over nine days each June, THE XEROX ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL hosts some of the top names in jazz and international music. The festival, held annually since 2002, attracts music lovers from all over the world to Upstate New York. This edition of the series celebrates the festival's 10-year anniversary with performances by an eclectic group of musicians, including violinist Regina Carter, saxophonist and vocalist Curtis Stigers, pianist Kenny Barron, and guitarist Kevin Eubanks. Each one- hour episode includes artist interviews, stories from the festival producers, and musical highlights from the past and present.

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Monday, Oct 23, 2017 - 4:00 PM    "Kent Sangster Obsessions Octet" The Obsessions Octet was founded in 2005 by Kent Sangster a jazz saxophonist, and his wife Joanna Ciapka-Sangster, a classically trained violinist, out of their long- held desire to make music together. This group is the most innovative, ambitious, crazy and satisfying project that they have undertaken to date. The distinct sound of this group is an elegant blend of classical, Latin and jazz elements, performing works by Astor Piazzolla, Chucho Valdes, Cole Porter and a collection of Kent Sangster's original compositions. D
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