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  
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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.

Memorial to Charlie Haden

July 30, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Memorial to Charlie HadenCharlie Haden talks with Rhonda Hamilton about his musical inspirations, collaborations and career. The bassist and NEA Jazz Master died July 11, 2014.

The Checkout: July 29, 2014 (Newport 2014 Preview)

July 30, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: July 29, 2014 (Newport 2014 Preview)We preview the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival with George Wein, the festival’s founder, members of the festival band Mostly Other People Do The Killing, and remember bassist Charlie Haden, who passed away July 11, 2014.