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Portland Jazz Festival: A Celebration of ECM

Paquito D'Rivera

Newport has sailboats dotting its picturesque New England harbor, slicing through its waters with the graceful Newport Bridge framing the background. Sedona in northern Arizona has its own stake in being one of the most beautiful sites in the U.S. in which to hold a jazz festival.

A resort destination that draws tourists from within the state, across the Southwest and around the world (much as Newport draws from New England and beyond), Sedona’s claim to fame is the huge, red rock formations that dominate the landscape in and around the city-very different from the Grand Canyon that’s less than two hours away.

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