Gregory Porter Live at Newport 2014

August 12, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Gregory Porter Live at Newport 2014Vocalist 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 Josh Jackson  
Filed under New Music

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Bollani & de Holanda: “O Que Sera”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 Josh Jackson  
Filed under New Music

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Miguel Zenon: “Identities Are Changeable”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 Josh Jackson  
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[audio:podcasts/thecheckoutshowpodcast/140812_CheckoutPorterBollaniZenon2.mp3]The Checkout: August 12, 2014 (Newport Highlights #2)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 Josh Jackson  
Filed under Live, Studio Sessions

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Jon Batiste And Stay Human Live At Newport 2014Pianist 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 Josh Jackson  
Filed under New Music

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Darcy James Argue: “Tensile Curves”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 Josh Jackson  
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Memorial to Horace SilverHorace 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 Josh Jackson  
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[audio:podcasts/thecheckoutshowpodcast/120805_Checkout_BatisteArgueSilver_programs_74023_sr.mp3]The Checkout: August 5, 2014 (Newport Highlights #1)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.

George Wein: 2014 Newport Preview

July 30, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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George Wein: 2014 Newport PreviewGeorge Wein, pianist and founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, reviews his career and previews the acts at this year’s fest with Tim Wilkins.

The Newport Jazz Festival will be held at Fort Adams State Park in Rhode Island August 1-3, 2014.

Mostly Other People Do The Killing: “Red Hot!”

July 30, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under New Music

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Mostly Other People Do The Killing: “Red Hot!”Bassist Moppa Elliott and pianist Ron Stabinsky from the band Mostly Other People Do The Killing talk with Simon Rentner about Red Hot!, their album which offers an ironic tour through early jazz.

The band appears at the Newport Jazz Festival’s Harbor Stage on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 12:50 p.m.

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