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Newport Jazz Festival
Phone (401) 848-5055
Price One day: $74-$125; two-day $135
Age Suitability All Ages

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Newport Jazz Festival

Friday, Aug 3, 2012 8:00p
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI

Featuring Bill Frisell, Jack Dejohnette, Pat Metheny Unity Band, Rudresh Mahanthappa's Samdi, Gretchen Parlato and Lionel Loueke, Becca Stevens, Jason Moran and The Bandwagon and many others. See website for complete schedule.

Aug. 3 concert is held at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino featuring Dr. John & The Lower 911 featuring Jon Cleary, Preservation Hall Jazz Band with special guests Catherine Russell and Jonathan Batiste.

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Bill Frisell
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Unique guitar stylist Bill Frisell emerged in the 1980s as part of New York's downtown progressive jazz scene and as a staple artist on the ECM label. Over the subsequent decades, his sonic adventures have landed him at the forefront of jazz guitarists--in fact, with his distinctive musical personality and arsenal of electronic effects, Frisell has helped reshape the concepts of both jazz and guitar....
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Fort Adams State Park
Harrison Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 841-0707
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(no rating) Aug. 3, 2012 - Boston.com - Siddhartha Mitter, Globe Correspondent

“All We Are Saying…”, the latest album from jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, devoted to the repertoire of John Lennon, and which he presents on Saturday with his quintet at the Newport Jazz Festival, boldly enters that complicated territory between the familiar and the new.

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(no rating) Aug. 3, 2012 - Boston.com - Siddhartha Mitter, Globe Correspondent

This year’s Newport Jazz Festival has big names: Pat Metheny, Dianne Reeves, Bill Frisell.

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