John Viviani is a guitarist, songwriter, and producer from Rochester, NY. He has been a founder of several Rochester acts including The Able Bodies, Blue Falcon, Shine, and Filthy Funk. John is proficient in a multitude of musical styles, freely moving between jazz, rock, funk, soul, and pop music. His set at this year's Jazz Fest will focus on instrumental funk-jazz, and he has put together an all-star ensemble. They will be playing a mix of John's original songs, his arrangements of jazz standards, and more.