Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival

A golden weekend for weather – and jazz in every form

Dave Brubeck at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Chick Corea & Freedom Band at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Jamie Cullum at at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Jamie Cullum interviewing at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Kenny Garrett at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Wynton Marsalis and Dave Brubeck at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Anat Cohen at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Amina Figarova at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Herbie Hancock at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Joe Morris, Marshall Allen & Matthew Shipp at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Gretchen Parlato
Maria Schneider's Jazz Orchestra at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Ken Vandermark at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Matt Wilson at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Dave Douglas at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Lucia Micarelli at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival
Mark Whitfield at 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival

Fifty years after a riot outside Freebody Park prematurely ended 1960’s Newport Jazz Festival, a very different setting brought out the best at producer George Wein’s latest edition: the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.

The weekend weather was exceptional – particularly on Saturday – and the broad spectrum of musicians matched it with the quality of their performances both Saturday and Sunday at Fort Adams State Park on the shore of picturesque Newport Harbor.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published