Tickets for the 60th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival have just gone on sale. This year includes a third full day of shows, and my co-conspirators and I will be performing on Friday, August 1, along with:
• Jon Batiste & Stay Human• John Zorn’s Masada Marathon• Miguel Zenón Big Band• Snarky Puppy• Cécile McLorin Salvant• Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Charlie Parker Project• Amir ElSaffar Quintet with Ole Mathisen, John Escreet, Francois Moutin & Dan Weiss• Mostly Other People Do The Killing
… and yet others. Full-day tickets for Friday are $40 adult, $20 students. If you’ve never been to Newport, this is the year.