Jimmie Highsmith Jr. Featured on Rochester Indie Musician Spotlight

The latest installment of Rochester Indie Musician Spotlight starred critically acclaimed award winning saxophonist Jimmie Highsmith Jr. In this, the eight installment of season 5 of the series, Highsmith is interviewed by host Dan Gross before playing a selection of smooth jazz songs. On the stage, Highsmith is joined by Dave Labman on keyboard, Mark Terranova on bass, and Bruce Pitts on drums.

Rochester Indie Musician Spotlight hosts live events, which are free and open to the public. Episodes are recorded at Bop Shop Records at 1460 Monroe Avenue in Rochester from 7-9pm. Jon Lewis will finish out the fifth season and mark the series’ 50th episode on April 27.

This episode of Rochester Indie Musician Spotlight is directed, edited and hosted by Dan Gross. Sound by Gross and Matthew D. Guarene, camera and production by Gross and Jason Thibault, and mixed by Josh Pettinger of Wicked Squid Studios. This season is made possible by Bop Shop RecordsRowe Photographic Video and AudioBernunzio Uptown MusicSound SourceJoe Bean Coffee RoastersThree Heads BrewingWicked Squid Studios, and patrons who contributed to the Season 5 indiegogo campaign.

For more about the Rochester Indie Musician Spotlight, read the NYS Music feature. For the latest news and access to dozens of episodes, visit Dan Gross Music and Journalism.

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