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NPR Covers The 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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The Wayne Shorter Quartet with Herbie Hancock performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Photo: Adam Kissick for NPR

(Aug 3, 2013) -National Public Radio’s coverage of the Newport Jazz Festival was – once again – second to none. The network provided live streaming of the famed Rhode Island festival for much of the weekend.

Artist performing this year included Wayne Shorter with Herbie Hancock,  singer Gregory Porter, guitarist Rez Abassi, bassist Marcus Miller, bassist Esperanza Spalding, guitarist, Mary Halvorsen quintet, singer Dee Alexander and the Donny McCaslin Group among many others.

Many of the performances have been archived for playback. Check it out if you missed or just want to experience it again. Great job, NPR!

Click here for NPR’s Newport Jazz Festival Page.

 

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