Newport 2013

Donny McCaslin Group Live at Newport: Listen Now

Click here to hear the Donny McCaslin Group live at the Newport Jazz Festival with McCaslin on tenor saxophone, Tim Lefebvre on bass, Jason Lindner, keys and Nate Wood, drums. A full set list is below. Enjoy!

Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR
Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

Donny McCaslin Group Live at The Newport Jazz Festival - August 4, 2013

Perpetual Motion

Stadium Jazz

Losing Track of Daytime

Henry

Tension

All compositions by Donny McCaslin

Amir ElSaffar "Two Rivers" Live at Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear trumpeter Amir ElSaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble live at the Newport Jazz Festival. The performance was a world premiere of  a new suite ElSaffar composed for the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation with Zafer Tawil, on oud, violin and dumbek Ole Mathisen on tenor sax, Tareq Abboushi on buzuq and percussion, Carlo DeRosa on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums. A full set list is below. Enjoy!

Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR
Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

Amir ElSaffar Two Rivers Ensemble

Live at the Newport Jazz Festival - August 3, 2013

The ensemble premiered a five-movement suite composed by ElSaffar

as a commission for the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Movement 1: The Great Dictator

Movement 2: Shaab

Movement 3: Untitled (slow)

Movement 4: Flyover Iraq

Movement 5: Whirlwind

Gregory Porter Live at Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear vocalist Gregory Porter live at the Newport Jazz Festival, with Chip Crawford on piano, Aaron James on bass and Emmanuel Harrold on drums. Porter performs songs from his two albums on Motema, Water and Be Good, and his forthcoming Blue Note debut, Liquid Spirit, which will be released September 17. A full set list is below. Enjoy!

Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR
Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

Gregory Porter Live at the Newport Jazz Festival - August 3, 2013

Painted On Canvas
On My Way To Harlem
No Love Dying
(from new album)
Liquid Spirit (title track of new album)
Be Good
Work Song
I Fall In Love Too Easily
(Jule Styne)
1960 What

All compositions except I Fall In Love Too Easily are by Gregory Porter.

All by Gregory Porter except mentioned

Terence Blanchard Quintet Live at Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear the Terence Blanchard Quintet live at the Newport Jazz Festival with Blanchard on trumpet, Brice Winston on tenor sax, Fabian Almazan on piano, Lionel Loueke on guitar, Joshua Crumbly on bass, and Kendrick Scott on drums. Herbie Hancock joins the band on piano for the last song, Wayne Shorter's Footprints. A full set list is below. Enjoy!

Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR
Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

Terence Blanchard Quintet Live at Newport Jazz Festival - August 3, 2013

Pet Step Sitters Theme Song (Fabian Almazan)
Hallucinations (Terence Blanchard)
Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma)
Footprints (Wayne Shorter)

Robert Glasper Experiment Live at Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear The Robert Glasper Experiment perform live at the Newport Jazz Festival with Glasper on keyboards, Casey Benjamin on alto saxophone and vocoder, Derrick Hodge on bass and Mark Colenburg on drums. A full set list is below. Enjoy!

Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR
Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

The Robert Glasper Experiment Live at The Newport Jazz Festival - August 3, 2013

Packt Like Sardines In A Crushd Tin Box
Cherish The Day
Get Lucky
- Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers
Lift Off
Fall - Wayne Shorter
All Matter

Charlap Trio With Cohen, Wilber At Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear the Bill Charlap Trio with Charlap on piano, Peter Washington on bass, Kenny Washington on drums, and special guests Anat Cohen on clarinet and Bob Wilber on soprano saxophone. A full set list is below. Enjoy!

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Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

The Bill Charlap Trio With Anat Cohen & Bob Wilber Live at Newport - August 3, 2013

Stay Right - Barry Harris
Jump - Bernstein, Comden, Greene
Somewhere - Bernstein, Sondheim
Cool - Bernstein, Sondheim
Savoy - Edgar Sampson
Jitterbug Waltz featuring Anat Cohen - Fats Waller
Summertime featuring Bob Wilber - Gershwin, Hayward and Gershwin
Beale Street Blues - W. C. Handy
Lady Be Good - George and Ira Gershwin

Mary Halvorson Quintet Live at Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear the Mary Halvorson Quintet live at the Newport Jazz Festival with Halvorson on guitar, Jonathan Finlayson on trumpet, Jon Irabagon on alto sax, Ches Smith on drums and John Hebert on bass. Enjoy!

Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR
Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

Ray Anderson's Pocket Brass Band At Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear Ray Anderson's Pocket Brass Band live at the Newport Jazz Festival with Anderson on trombone, Eric McPherson on drums, Lew Soloff on trumpet and Matt Perrine on sousaphone. Enjoy!

Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR
Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR

Ray Anderson's Pocket Brass Band Live at Newport - August 3, 2013

Ali Amr Experiment Live at Newport: Listen Now

Click to hear the Ali Amr Experiment live at the Newport Jazz Festival with Amr on quanun and vocals, Elisa Lomazzo on vocals, Grace Kelly on alto sax, Christian Li on piano, Alex Toth on bass, Anthony Toth on drums, and Sergio Martinez on percussion. A full set list is below. Enjoy!

Ali Amr performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival
Photo by Adam Kissick

The Ali Amr Experiment - Live at the Newport Jazz Festival - August 3, 2013

Where I'm Meant To Be
Journey
Tell Me Would It Be
Autumn Leaves
Spain
Mandijazz