Live from the Newport Jazz Festival

This weekend, I’m hanging out at Fort Adams State Park with the WBGO/WGBH/NPR Music team, broadcasting this year’s Newport Jazz Festival. Day one is over, and I talked with NPR’s Patrick Jarenwattananon last night for a recap. You can check that out over at A Blog Supreme.

We’re back in action again today, with the Ben Allison Band rocking the stage as we speak (UPDATE: the weekend is over, but you can see our day two recap at A Blog Supreme.) Tune into until 7:30 this evening for more great music, and also dig the NPR Music coverage, where most of what we record is being archived for your listening (and re-listening) pleasure by the NPR Music team.

For the trombonists in the listening audience, I especially recommend tuning in for Conrad Herwig‘s Latin Side of Herbie at 5:20 PM. As many of you know, Herwig has been my teacher and mentor at Rutgers since last year. As a bonus, you’ll get to hear me talk with Josh Jackson on the air to introduce the set. To hear my dulcet tones in action, tune in a little after 5 and catch the (sure to be wild) ending of Ken Vandermark’s Powerhouse. Josh and I will be on to introduce Conrad shortly thereafter.

About arodjazz

Writer, trombonist, and PhD Candidate in Ethnomusicology exploring the complexity of today's jazz world
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