Newport Jazz Festival: A Virtual Celebration
Written by David Ginsburg on July 31, 2020
Sadly, the 2020 Newport Jazz Festival isn’t happening this year.
Yet the music of the legendary Newport Jazz Festival is available, and you’re going to hear it on 90. 5 WICN.
From August 3rd through August 9th, WICN is going to feature live Jazz recorded throughout the festival’s 66-year history.
You’ll hear Louis, Miles, Nina, Duke, Ella, Basie, and so much more. Recordings from the 1950s and ‘60s through the most recent festivals. You can’t be there in person, but you can count on WICN to bring you the best of the Newport Jazz Festival all week long.
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Newport Jazz 2020…a virtual celebration August 3-9 on 90.5 WICN!