Yes, it's been very hot (we here at the home of JazzRochester were very aware of it with our HVAC going out during the last heat wave that hit the XRIJF). But this week we found out there will be a new name sponsor for the Rochester International Jazz Festival. We all knew it was coming with Xerox leaving the Rochester area for the most part, didn't we? Who's the new sponsor? Local media group CGI Communications will be taking on the sponsorship starting next year, for the festival running from June 21-29. I guess we go back to calling it the RIJF? Welcome... we at JazzRochester look forward to working with you in promoting this great festival of music that brings thousands downtown for 9 days in June.
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