A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

Jon BatisteSixty years ago this summer Miles Davis made his first appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival. It was the first of several notable appearances by the legendary trumpeter, and this year the festival commemorated the occasion with a host of performances and ancillary events to mark the anniversary. To one degree or another nearly every performer at this year’s festival had a direct or indirect connection to Davis, or at least bore some degree of his influence … (more)

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

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