Newport Jazz Fest

Newport Jazz Fest

Sat, 08/06/2011 - 11:00am - Sun, 08/07/2011 - 7:30pm

Hear it live online, right here beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 6.

NPR Music and WRUR bring you music live, online, from the Newport Jazz Festival. You can hear the Newport Jazz Festival right here on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7, starting at 11 a.m.

To learn more about this NPR online special, click here.

The line-up for the Newport Jazz Festival is as follows:

Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
Hiromi (solo)
Randy Weston's African Rhythms Trio
Regina Carter's "Reverse Thread"
Mostly Other People Do the Killing
Al Di Meola World Sinfonia Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody Tour 2011
Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band
Grace Kelly with guest Phil Woods
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Esperanza Spalding and Friends
New Black Eagle Jazz Band
Steve Coleman and Five Elements
Joey DeFrancesco Trio
Wynton Marsalis
Michel Camilo "Mano a Mano" with Giovanni Hidalgo and Charles Flores

Angélique Kidjo
Apex: Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
Mingus Big Band
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Brubeck Brothers
Hiromi: The Trio Project featuring Anthony Jackson and Simon Phillips
Berklee College of Music: Mario Castro Quintet
A Meeting of Saxophone Masters Featuring Steve Coleman, Ravi Coltrane, and Miguel Zenón
Avishai Cohen's Triveni with special guest Anat Cohen
Miguel Zenón presents the Puerto Rican Songbook with conductor/arranger Guillermo Klein
Ravi Coltrane Quartet
Charles Lloyd's Sangam, featuring Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland
James Farm with Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman and Eric Harland
Esperanza Spalding and Friends

The Newport Jazz Festival, was founded by jazz pianist George Wein in 1954 as the first outdoor music festival of its kind devoted entirely to jazz, and is now universally acknowledged as the grandfather of all jazz festivals. For information on attending the Festival, visit their official website.