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JazzSet's Dee Dee Bridgewater was a judge when Parlato won the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition. After touring Europe this month, Gretchen returns to Newport in August. Trombonist Conrad Herwig teaches at Rutgers University, plays with the Mingus Big Band and salsa great Eddie Palmieri, and leads this Latin Side All-Star Band.