Newport Jazz Festival

August 1, 2 & 3, 2014
www.newportjazzfest.org

Happy Easter everyone - Enjoy!

Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges

Have you seen #NJF60 lineup yet? Bobby McFerrin Wynton Marsalis Dr. John Dee Dee Bridgewater & more!http://www.newportjazzfest.org/



Where else can students hear legendary jazz artists for $20?http://www.newportjazzfest.org/index.php?pID=21
WBGO Jazz is hosting #NewportJazz express buses from NYC, Brooklyn & Newark!http://www.newportjazzfest.org/index.php?pID=43

WBGO Jazz is hosting #NewportJazz express buses from NYC, Brooklyn & Newark!

http://www.newportjazzfest.org/index.php?pID=43

Throwback Thursday

Nina Simone at Newport (1960)

"There’s a way of playing safe & then there’s where you create something you haven’t created before." - Dave Brubeck
"Jazz molecularly changed me…" - Bobby McFerrin

#jazz #newportjazz #NJF60
I advise all the young kids to not overwork. You can’t be out there blowing hard. You have to pace yourself. - Freddie Hubbard
"Jazz is the type of music that can absorb so many things and still be jazz" -  SonnyRollins

How many of you out there remember Mr. Rogers from Mr. Rogers Neighborhood? Well, today is his birthday!
Check out this episode featuring the fabulous Mary Lou Williams and Milton Suggs groovin’ hard.