Announcing the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival.
August 1st through 3rd in Newport, RI.
Tickets on sale now at http://www.newportjazzfest.org/
Big band music is the focus of this incredible 2-hour program on Saturday mornings. Host Howard Caplan, presents material from the classic big bands of the 1930's and 1940's to today's contemporary ensembles. The orchestra's of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich, Thad Jones and Mel Lewis are just some of the bands you'll hear on the Big Band Brunch.