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2011 Newport Jazz Festival

Ken Franckling shares photos from the noted jazz festival presented by George Wein Productions

James Farm performing at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Ravi Coltrane performing at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Esperanza Spalding and Angelique Kidjo backstage at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Steve Coleman at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Trombone Shorty at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Bunky Green and Rudresh Mahanthappa at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Charles Lloyd at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival (photo by Heather Franckling)
Zakir Hussain performing with Charles Lloyd and Sangam at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Esperanza Spalding at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Michael Feinstein performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Vacouba Sissoko and Regina Carter performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Hiromi performing solo during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Joey DeFrancesco performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Trombone Shorty performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Wynton Marsalis performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Grace Kelly and Phil Woods performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Sunday morning die-hard fans enduring a rainstorm at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Mostly Other People Do the Killing performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Dan Nimmer, Wynton Marsalis and Carlos Henriquez performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Michel Camilo performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Giovanni Hidalgo performing with Michel Camilo during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival
Eddie Palmieri at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival

Enjoy these photos from the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival, which featured performances from a wide range of jazz artists, playing at the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Friday night and Saturday and Sunday afternoons at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island.

Evan Haga’s review of performances from the festival will be coming soon to jazztimes.com.