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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Vijay Iyer

Musician, composer, and producer Vijay Iyer returns home to Rochester, New York during this episode, and shows why he is hailed as one of jazz's great young musicians leading the way. He plays some of his newer music, along with some of his other favorites.

Sunday, October 29 at 12:00 am on 12.1


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Over nine days each June, THE XEROX ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL hosts some of the top names in jazz and international music. Held annually since 2002, the festival attracts music lovers from all over the world to upstate New York. The four one hour episodes feature captivating performances by, and exclusive interviews with, an eclectic group of musicians, including Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist and pianist, Dianne Schuur, the Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, pianist Vijay Iyer, and organist Joey DeFrancesco. The 2014 edition features captivating performances by, and exclusive interviews with, an eclectic group of musicians, including Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist and pianist Dianne Schuur, the Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, pianist Vijay Iyer, and organist Joey DeFrancesco.