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2018 Newport Jazz Festival Announces Second Wave of Artists

The Newport Festivals Foundation recently released their second wave of artists performing at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival.  The renowned event will take place at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino From August 3 to 5.  For tickets and more festival information, visit the festival’s website. … Read More “2018 Newport Jazz Festival Announces Second Wave of Artists”

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Dave Douglas, Frisell, Akinmusire Pay Tribute to Dizzy

On Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24, trumpeter Dave Douglas will perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Appel Room, in a program saluting Dizzy Gillespie. Titled “Dizzy Atmosphere,” the concerts—at 7 and 9:30 each evening—will employ Dizzy’s compositions as launch pads for creative improvisation. Joining Douglas is an all-star band of trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, … Read More “Dave Douglas, Frisell, Akinmusire Pay Tribute to Dizzy”

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Montréal Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup and Schedule

The 38th Montréal Jazz Festival (Festival International de Jazz de Montréal), taking place June 28–July 8 across 20 stages in the Quartier des spectacles entertainment district in downtown Montréal, has announced its full lineup and schedule including free outdoor events. Featured performers include Alicia Olatuja, Ambrose Akinmusire, Arturo Sandoval, The Bad Plus, Bill Frisell, Charles … Read More “Montréal Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup and Schedule”

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