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2013 Newport Jazz Festival Highlights

Date: 
Monday, September 2, 2013 - 4:00pm

HOUR ONE begins with the set celebrating Wayne Shorter’s birthday

Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter --> Wayne Shorter Quartet

Rez Abbasi Trio

Gregory Porter sings two, including the title song from his soon-coming album Liquid Soul

Terence Blanchard Quintet with guest Herbie Hancock playing “Footprints” by Shorter

HOUR TWO begins with two bands, each with a foot in New Orleans – one new, one celebrating 35 years 

Jon Batiste & Stay Human

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Joshua Redman’s “Summertime”

Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra with vocals by Herman Olivera and Joseph Gonzalez

Join us for these great performers outdoors, playing to the people, the sun, the boats on Narragansett Bay, and you!

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