24 January 2014

In With the Newport


Tickets for the 60th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival have just gone on sale. This year includes a third full day of shows, and my co-conspirators and I will be performing on Friday, August 1, along with:

• Jon Batiste & Stay Human
• John Zorn’s Masada Marathon
• Miguel Zenón Big Band
• Snarky Puppy
• Cécile McLorin Salvant
• Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Charlie Parker Project
• Amir ElSaffar Quintet with Ole Mathisen, John Escreet, Francois Moutin & Dan Weiss
• Mostly Other People Do The Killing

… and yet others. Full-day tickets for Friday are $40 adult, $20 students. If you’ve never been to Newport, this is the year.