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The audience at the main stage of the Newport Jazz Festival.
Adam Kissick for NPR
August 1, 2014 The Newport Jazz Festival turns 60 this year, and NPR Music will be there for the anniversary. When we're not recording, we'll be checking out bands led by Vijay Iyer, John Zorn, Ron Carter and more.
Kevin Shea on drums as Mostly Other People Do The Killing performs on the Quad Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.
Erik Jacobs for NPR
August 7, 2011 Hear the quartet reconstitute jazz traditions in their set from Newport.
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The cover art for Forty Fort is based on that of Roy Haynes' Out Of The Afternoon.
Hot Cup Records
August 24, 2010 The band Mostly Other People Do The Killing is known for humorous, virtuosic music which explodes jazz conventions — and cover art to match. Label owner and bassist Moppa Elliott explains his band's sonic and visual relationship to the classics.
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