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Jon Batiste And Stay Human: Newport Jazz 2014

Following a high-energy main stage set ╉ filled with turbocharged versions of standards, rags and his own party anthems ╉ the young pianist and singer brought his band out into the audience.
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Newport Jazz 2014 In Photos

The 60th anniversary of the festival saw more than 45 bands perform overlooking the water in New England. Our photographer captured nearly every 2014 act, through abundant sunshine and driving rain.

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Darcy James Argue's Secret Society: Newport Jazz 2014

With a sly salute to fellow composer and big-band leader Duke Ellington, Argue presents the U.S. premiere of a new 35-minute work. It joins other unrecorded tunes during Secret Society's Newport set.

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Gregory Porter: Newport Jazz 2014

The commanding singer named two of his three albums Water and Liquid Spirit. Appropriately, in his triumphant return to Newport, Porter projected his booming voice through day-long rain showers.

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Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors With David Sanchez: Newport Jazz 2014

The Puerto Rican tenor saxophonist joins a select international ensemble from one of jazz's top conservatories in a festival-opening performance of his own compositions.

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