Sunday at the Newport Jazz Festival

Kenny Barron, Nels Cline, Charles Lloyd, Dave Holland and more

Nels Cline, 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Nels Cline premieres his "Lovers" project on the main stage at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival. (Photo: Marek Lazarski)
Kenny Barron leads his trio at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Reuben Rogers performs in Charles Lloyd's New Quartet at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Charles Lloyd leads his New Quartet at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Jason Moran performs in Charles Lloyd's New Quartet at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
The Charles Lloyd New Quartet at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival; note Kamasi Washington at far right, checking out the set
Yosvany Terry performs at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Kenny Barron at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Kamasi Washington performs at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Robert Glasper leads his Experiment at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Toshiko Akiyoshi performs a solo set on the Storyville Stage at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Toshiko Akiyoshi performs a solo set on the Storyville Stage at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah leads his Stretch Music project at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Elena Pinderhughes performs in Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah's Stretch Music at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Lionel Loueke performs with Dave Holland, Chris Potter and Eric Harland at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Eric Harland performs with Dave Holland, Lionel Loueke and Chris Potter at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Dave Holland performs with Lionel Loueke, Chris Potter and Eric Harland at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Dave Holland performs with Lionel Loueke, Chris Potter and Eric Harland at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Lionel Loueke, Dave Holland, Chris Potter and Eric Harland (from left) perform at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival wrapped yesterday at Fort Adams State Park, with stellar sets from Nels Cline, who premiered the lush, orchestral postmodern mood music of his Blue Note debut, Lovers; vocalist Lizz Wright, moving from the vocal-jazz canon into her finely wrought alloy of jazz, R&B and Americana; the resolutely swinging Kenny Barron Trio; the Django Festival All-Stars, offering state-of-the-art Gypsy-jazz thrust; Kamasi Washington, in his second appearance of the 2016 festival; the Charles Lloyd New Quartet, whose incandescent “Dream Weaver” found its rightful home drifting across the harbor; and Potter/Holland/Loueke & Harland, debuting fantastic soon-to-be-released groove music with African inflections.

Photographer Marek Lazarski was on the scene. For more Newport coverage, check back at JazzTimes.com.