Gregory Porter Live at Newport 2014

August 12, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under Studio Sessions


Vocalist Gregory Porter sings songs from his albums Water, Be Good, and Liquid Spirit live on the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

Bollani & de Holanda: "O Que Sera"

August 12, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


Italian pianist Stefano Bollani and Brazilian mandolin player Hamilton de Holanda play duets from their ECM album O Que Sera and talk with Simon Rentner at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

Miguel Zenon: "Identities Are Changeable"

August 12, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


Alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón plays a new orchestral suite that explores Puerto Rican-ness, "Identities Are Changeable," live on the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

The Checkout: August 12, 2014 (Newport Highlights #2)

August 12, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
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Gregory Porter sings in the rain, Italian pianist Stefano Bollani matches wits with Brazilian mandolinist Hamilton de Holanda, and saxophonist Miguel Zenon explores the future of Puerto Rican-ness with his "Identities Are Changeable" suite, live from the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

Jon Batiste And Stay Human Live At Newport 2014

August 6, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
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Pianist Jon Batiste's Stay Human Band plays gospel and New Orleans grooves live from the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

Darcy James Argue: "Tensile Curves"

August 6, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
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Darcy James Argue's Secret Society premieres his new big band suite, "Tensile Curves," live on the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

Memorial to Horace Silver

August 6, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
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Horace Silver talks with Gary Walker about his musical inspirations, collaborations and career. The pianist, composer and NEA Jazz Master died June 18, 2014.

The Checkout: August 5, 2014 (Newport Highlights #1)

August 6, 2014 by Joshua Jackson
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New Orleans pianist Jon Batiste's Stay Human band plays live, and Darcy James Argue's Secret Society premieres a new big band suite at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival. We also remember hard bop composer and pianist Horace Silver, who passed away June 11, 2014, with an interview and audio memorial hosted by Gary Walker.