RIJF video, review

You can now view the encore from this past Monday’s Respect show at the Rochester International Jazz Festival online at YouTube.

Also, Saby Reyes-Kulkarni reviews the performance in this week’s City Newspaper, writing,

At first, during Rochester expatriates The Respect Sextet’s first set outside on Gibbs, something felt off to me. As adventurous as I know Respect can be, the music sounded strangely…traditional to me. Ah, but soon the genius began to shine. Respect seems to do everything with a twist. As the set went on and gained in momentum, the band very cleverly unveiled its infectious sense of fun in layers. By the middle, they had the crowd in the palm of their hand, and it wasn’t just made up of local fans who knew them from Eastman and Java’s. A we-came, we-saw, we-conquered performance. Bravo!

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