Saturday August 20th, West Main Street in the Village of Webster transforms into "Jazz Street". Bring your chair or use some of ours and enjoy the Best of Rochester's Jazz and Funk. Free admission as always.
Street opens at 2:00PM, music starts from 4:00PM

 

The Marco Amadio Quartet, Grammy nominated saxophonist Jimmie Highsmith Jr, the ever popular Bill Tiberio Band and Rochester's favorite Funk band, Prime Time Funk

Prime Time Funk..  Main Stage 9:00PM


Prime Time Funk is a 10-piece powerhouse of passionate musicians from Western NY who write, arrange, and perform a world-class combination of funk, jazz, and R&B that’s hard to categorize but easy to feel. In its 22 years, PTF has played multiple times at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Club in Paris as well as at the Rochester International Jazz and Rochester Fringe Festivals.  
PTF’s debut CD, Ready and Willing, was co-produced by Grammy® Award-winning producer Jeff Tyzik, RPO Principal Pops Conductor. Its self-produced follow-up CD, Hear and Now, is a tribute to the band’s co-founder and original bass player, Ralph Ortiz.

 

The Bill Tiberio Band.. Main Stage.. 7:00PM

Enjoy jazz with some of the most prominent musicians in the area. The band plays a delightful mix or originals and is one of Rochester's Favorites.

Saxophone: Bill Tiberio
Drum Set: Phil Lake
Guitar: Vinnie Ruggiero
Piano: Scott Bradley
Bass: Geoff Smith

 

Jimmie Highsmith Jr..  Main Stage..  5:30PM

Jimmie, or as friends call him Tjari, was born September 18, 1967 in “Flower City” Rochester NY. Critically acclaimed, Grammy Nominated and award winning Saxophonist Jimmie Highsmith Jr., has shared the stage with and opened for multiple Grammy Award winners, including Najee, Alicia Keys, Víctor and Joseph Wooten, Chris Botti, Grover Washington Jr., and Wynton Marsalis just to name a few. In the last 20 years he has recorded 11 top selling smooth jazz CD’s that have sold thousands worldwide with his 6th CD "The Anthology of Sound" receiving a Grammy Nomination.. Jimmie has also been honored to record with several other musicians, singers and rappers on their projects.

 

 

 Marco Amadio & Friends.Main Stage.. 4:00PM

Marco and six of his good friends kick off this year's Jazz on the Street with smooth jazz selections played with a soulful slant.

 

 

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