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Sketches of Newport

Written by Howard Mandel on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

CA-Jack DeJohnette The late composer-arranger Gil Evans’ music finally, gloriously, reached the Newport Jazz Festival, 58 years after the fest began. Drummer Jack DeJohnette celebrated his 70th birthday onstage there, as vigorous and inquisitive as a 40-year-old. Guitarist Bill Frisell jammed with the Bad Plus, duoed with violinist Jenny Scheinman and led a lyrical quintet interpreting John [&hellip
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