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Newport Jazz Festival

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Aa music festival held every summer in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. It was established in 1954 by the jazz impresario George Wein, prompted by socialite Elaine Lorillard, whose wealthy husband helped finance the festival's startup.Since 1954, the Newport J

Since 1954, the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, has presented world class acts packed into a handful days each summer. The festival, established by impresario George Wein, became the first of its kind, and similar outdoor summer jazz … see full wiki

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A Quick Tip by drifter51

  • Aug 7, 2010
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This years festival is being held this weekend and features performances by Herbie Hancock and Wynton Marsalis. The show is still being produced by the man who started it all back in 1954 George Wein who will also perform at the show.
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