Newport Jazz Festival

August 1, 2 & 3, 2014

Discount subscriptions for Downbeat Magazine!!!
Don’t forget to check out NPR’s live catalogue of the festival this year!
1947 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion #unearthedattheoffice
Happy belated Birthday Mr. John Coltrane! (Photo taken the Coltrane home in Philadelphia) 

Paradiddle - Cab Calloway,Cab Calloway & His Orchestra | Listen, Appearances, Song Review | AllMusic

"People forget about the great Cozy Cole. He was the first to become famous out of the Babby Dodd’s "school" of playing." - George Wein Check out the tune, “Paradiddle” feat. Cozy Cole with Cab Calloway's band!

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We Morning Zealot Dogs’ gather early for the Newport Jazz Festival

Providence Journal

Seagulls provide the soundtrack and fresh coffee mixed with the musty aroma of the ocean provides the scent as we stand, sit, talk, and wait for Fort Adams’ gates to open for the first day of the Newport Jazz Festival.

We Morning Zealot Dogs, 30 or so of us, from all over the United States, have been in line since 8:15 a.m., a few as early as 8, to get into the festival. It’s our annual ritual, and we know each other from years of similar preparation.

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“I’d like to start with a moment from the second Newport Jazz Festival in 1955 when Miles Davis walked offstage and complained to you that Thelonious Monk was playing the wrong changes to his own song.”


George Wein: A Conversation with the Father of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals

- Relix

David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco, Warren Wolf, and Billy Hart walkin’! #NJF60 #newportjazz
Our founder George Wein and The Newport All Stars! Very swingin’ as always. #NJF60 #newportjazz #jazz