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Top photographers capture memorable moments in festivals, concerts, and other major jazz events.

Photos: 2018 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

On Sept. 29, 2018, six blocks of Columbus Avenue in Boston, Mass., were closed off for the annual Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival. Along with an array of food and drink vendors, arts, crafts, and a so-called “instrument petting zoo,” music was presented on three stages by an intriguing roster of artists that included Gregory Lewis, … Read More “Photos: 2018 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival”

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Photos: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival Day 3

On the final day of the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival (Sunday, Aug. 5), sunshine returned—along with tropical temperatures—to Fort Adams State Park. For his third set of the fest, Charles Lloyd turned to his “Friends,” including Lucinda Williams, Jason Moran, Marvin Sewell, Stuart Mathis, Reuben Rogers, and Eric Harland. Particularly righteous sets were put on … Read More “Photos: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival Day 3”

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Photos: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival Day 2

The second day of the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival (Saturday, Aug. 4) was both a tough slog and an inspiration. The skies opened, the winds picked up, and the ground flooded, but the music kept playing. While Harold Mabern and Eric Alexander’s quartet dug into some classic bop, Trio 3—Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, and Andrew … Read More “Photos: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival Day 2”

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Photos: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival Day 1

The 2018 Newport Jazz Festival may not be remembered fondly for its weather—a Saturday-afternoon monsoon turned Fort Adams State Park into a giant mud puddle, and Sunday brought high heat and humidity—but its musical high points were many, and JazzTimes photographers Marek Lazarski and Alan Nahigian were there for all three days to capture them (with … Read More “Photos: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival Day 1”

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Photos: 2018 Healdsburg Jazz Festival

This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Healdsburg Jazz Festival, which takes place every year in Healdsburg, Calif., close to the heart of Sonoma County wine country. The 2018 edition of the festival, stretching over 10 days in early June, featured a wide variety of events, including a Bill Frisell/Julian Lage duo set; a … Read More “Photos: 2018 Healdsburg Jazz Festival”

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Photos: 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – Weekend 2

JazzTimes contributing photographer Joel A. Siegel took the second week’s shift in the photo pits of the various stages at the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and photographed a wide variety of jazz, R&B and blues acts, including Ellis Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Marcus Miller, Irma Thomas, John Boutte, Kermit Ruffins, the Neville Brothers, Lyle … Read More “Photos: 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – Weekend 2”

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Photos: 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Who says that there’s no jazz at Jazz Fest in New Orleans? JazzTimes contributing photographer Mark Robbins was there for the first weekend of the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and he found plenty of live jazz performed on the fairgrounds, even though many audiences were more attracted to David Byrne, Sting and other pop … Read More “Photos: 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival”

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