Established by Aaron Richmond in 1938, the Series has evolved into New England's major presenting organization with over 100 performance and outreach activities annually.
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!