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John Nugent on the return of the Rochester International Jazz Festival

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The Rochester International Jazz Fest is back this year after a pandemic hiatus. We sit down with producer and artistic director John Nugent about what it means to bring the festival back after the break.

Our guest:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.