Rochester, NY has an amazing jazz and entertainment legacy. Some of the worlds greatest artists were born riught here in Rochester NY. Think of Cab Callaway, Chuck Mangione, Steve Gadd, Renee Fleming and countless others. The Pythodd Lounge was a main stop on the jazz circuit back in the day when just about every major jazz artist would visit town and leave their indelible mark on our local musicians.
XRIJF 2018 is proud to assemble a one time only classic jazz group which features a sextet of Rochester's finest jazz artists who will celebrate the American song book in their own way, and that's just the way it should be! The Rochester Jazz All Stars features:
Bill Dobbins/ piano, Danny Vitale/Bass, Mike Melito/Drums, Bob Sneider/Guitar, Vince Erocolamento/Saxophone and Mike Kaupa/Trumpet.