Nordic Jazz Now

Show #3 from the Rochester International Jazz Festival. This show focuses on Nordic Jazz Now — bands from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark who are performing all this week at the festival. RIJF Artistic Director John Nugent also produces the Stockholm Jazz Festival. In this episode: Vidar Brathen from the Norwegian Jazz Forum, Bengt Strokirk from Concerts Sweden, an interview with the members of the Norwegian band Zanussi Five, and excerpts from various Nordic albums. Look for more from Nordic Jazz Now later in the week.

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Rochester International Jazz Festival – Day 2

Show #2 from the 2007 Rochester International Jazz Festival. Featuring reviews, news, interviews and more! On this edition: “Sounds of the Street.” Includes performance excerpts from Scott Goudie and The Shuffle Demons, plus interviews with trumpeter Mike Catone, Jazz90.1 DJ Gary O, and RIJF staffer Bob Madeira.

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Rochester International Jazz Festival – Day 1

Show #1 from the 2007 Rochester International Jazz Festival. Featuring reviews, news, interviews and more! On this edition: reviews of Raul Midon, Geri Allen with Jimmy Cobb, Peter Asplund, Steps Ahead, and Jon Ballantyne.

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