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2013 Newport Jazz Festival

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013 11:00a
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI

August 2, 3 & 4, 2013| International Tennis Hall of Fame | Fort Adams State Park

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Wayne Shorter
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Tenor man Wayne Shorter was one of the foremost figures in jazz saxophone in the latter half of the 20th century. A hugely influential figure, he combined classical-influenced lyricism, bop fire, post-bop viscerality, and free-jazz adventurism....
Terence Blanchard
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Trumpeter Terence Blanchard is film director Spike Lee’s resident composer and an accomplished solo jazz artist in his own right. ~ Rovi
Bill Frisell
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Unique guitar stylist Bill Frisell emerged in the 1980s as part of New York's downtown progressive jazz scene and as a staple artist on the ECM label. Over the subsequent decades, his sonic adventures have landed him at the forefront of jazz guitarists--in fact, with his distinctive musical personality and arsenal of electronic effects, Frisell has helped reshape the concepts of both jazz and guitar....
Marcus Miller
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Jazz fusion bassist who came to fame with Miles Davis in the 1980s and went on to a successful solo career. ~ Rovi
Dianne Reeves
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Dianne Reeves has been one of the top singers in jazz ever since the late '80s. A logical successor to Dinah Washington and Carmen McRae (although even she cannot reach the impossible heights of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan), Reeves is a superior interpreter of lyrics and a skilled scat singer....
Robert Glasper
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Pianist with recordings for Blue Note, well-versed in jazz history as well as modern sounds of R&B and hip-hop. ~ Rovi
The Bad Plus
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Progressive jazz scientists who found a way to put a modern rock-oriented spin on jazz while still honoring its forward-thinking traditions. ~ Rovi
Esperanza Spalding
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Singer and instrumentalist Esperanza Spalding established herself as a wildly flourishing talent in the '00s. ~ Rovi
Gregory Porter
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A big man with a big sound, Gregory Porter has quickly become one of jazz’s most important male vocalists, a soul-drenched singer often at his best delivering his emotionally charged original songs....
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