Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management
Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2016
The Newport Jazz Festival®, started in 1954, was the first jazz festival in America and served as the stage for countless legendary performances and major artist debuts. Referred to as the mother of all jazz festivals, the event draws thousands of people from all over the world to Newport, Rhode Island, a city which is famed for its spectacular coastal scenery and awe-inspiring architecture. Currently presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, the event is held over the course of three days at two of the city’s historic landmarks, the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino and Fort Adams State Park. For more information, go to www.newportjazzfest.org or www.newportfestivalsfoundation.org
The International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino and Fort Adams State Park
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Norah Jones, Gregory Porter, Chick Corea, Christian McBride, The Bad Plus, Nels Cline, Charles Lloyd Quartet, David Liebman, Kamasi Washington, Kneebody, Peter Apfelbaum, Steven Bernstein, Galactic, Robert Glasper, Anat Cohen, Jose James, Lizz Wright, Christian Scott, Henry Butler, Marc Ribot, Mary Halvorson, Kris Davis, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Joey Alexander, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Ben Williams, Yosvany Terry, Kenny Barron, Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Loueke, Eric Harland, Angelique Kidjo, and Darcy James Argue
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