Conrad Herwig performs at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival 2010.
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Newport Jazz Festival

Conrad Herwig's Latin Side Of Herbie: Newport Jazz 2010WBGO




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Take classic jazz tunes. Gather some of the best Afro-Cuban jazz musicians available. Rearrange carefully. Play with gusto. It's been Conrad Herwig's formula for more than a decade, and it still serves the trombonist well. Keyboard great Herbie Hancock, himself performing at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I., is Herwig's latest muse for the Latin Side project.

  • Conrad Herwig, trombone
  • Mike Rodriguez, trumpet
  • Craig Handy, tenor saxophone
  • Bill O'Connell, piano
  • Ruben Rodriguez, bass
  • Pedro Martinez, percussion
  • Robby Ameen, drums
Set List
  • "The Sorcerer"
  • "Oliloqui Valley"
  • "Butterfly"
  • "One Finger Snap"
  • "Actual Proof"
  • "Watermelon Man"
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