Newport Jazz Festival

Aug 05 - Aug 07, 2011

Artists have been announced!!

Aug 5th -
Michael Feinstein "Come Fly Away" with special guest Joe Negri
Wynton Marsalis

Aug 6th -
Wynton Marsalis
Esperanza Spalding & Friends I
Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band
Al Di Meola World Sinfonia
Michel Camilo “Mano a Mano” with Giovanni Hidalgo and Charles Flores
Mujeres de Agua by Javier Limón featuring Buika
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Regina Carter’s Reverse Thread
Steve Coleman and Five Elements
Joey DeFrancesco Trio
Grace Kelly with guest Phil Woods
Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
Mostly Other People Do the Killing
New Black Eagle Jazz Band

Aug 7th -
Esperanza Spalding & Friends II
Angelique Kidjo
James Farm with Joshua Redman,
Aaron Parks, Matt Penman & Eric Harland
Hiromi: The Trio Project
Charles Lloyd with guest Zakir Hussain
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Mingus Big Band
Ravi Coltrane Quartet
Randy Weston’s African Rhythms Trio
Miguel Zenón’s Alma Adentro with conductor/arranger Guillermo Klein
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble with guest Uri Caine
Avishai Cohen’s Triveni with guest Anat Cohen
Apex: Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green
Brubeck Brothers

Founded in 1954, the Newport Jazz Festival® was the first jazz festival in America, and has been host to numerous legendary performances by iconic historic figures and contemporary geniuses. The festival is currenlty is held over the course of three days at two of Newports historic landmarks: the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino and Fort Adams State Park. The 2011 line up will be announced on March 22.

Fort Adams State Park

Newport RI

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