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Drummer Lewis Nash performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.
Erik Jacobs for NPR
June 19, 2014 JazzSet ramps up with music from Newport 2012. From the Quad Stage, hear the first-call drummer and Grammy-winning vocalist lead inspiring sets, back to back.
August 5, 2012 The drummer is no stranger to festival stages, but is usually a member of the supporting cast. An innovator within jazz traditions, Nash takes the spotlight when he leads this classic quintet lineup.
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Jack DeJohnette will perform at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival — just a few days before he turns 70.
Chris Griffith/Courtesy of the artist
August 2, 2012 Festival organizers also know that they present a music whose creators get better and wiser with age. Surely enough, this year's lineup recognizes the continuing creativity of bandleaders like Jack DeJohnette, Dianne Reeves and Pat Metheny.
October 8, 2009 To mark 70 years in business, the Blue Note record label put together an all-star ensemble and commissioned arrangements of key compositions. Hear the burning-down-the-house highlights of The Blue Note 7's performance at the Kennedy Center.
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