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Erik Jacobs for NPR
Erik Jacobs for NPR

Newport Jazz Festival

Fly: Newport Jazz 2010WGBH




The trio of Mark Turner on saxophones, Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums works together as a democratic collective, where everybody writes tunes and nobody acts as the leader. There's an open, soaring, modern sense of swing to Fly's music; there's also plenty of groove. The band plays inside Fort Adams at the CareFusion Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I.

  • Mark Turner, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Larry Grenadier, bass
  • Jeff Ballard, drums
Set List
  • "Lady B" (Ballard)
  • "It's All Right With Me" (Cole Porter)
  • "Super Sister" (Turner)
  • "State of The Union (Grenadier)"
  • "Festival Tune" (Turner)
  • "JJ" (Grenadier)
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