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The Joshua Redman Quartet performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 23, 2013 – The saxophonist's latest record is all ballads, but this foot-raising program isn't quite so calm.

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Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 13, 2013 – The Miles Davis veteran and multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller gives a pan-stylistic set.

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The Donny McCaslin Group performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 9, 2013 – The saxophone slayer goes electro-funk, complete with fuzz-dub bass, analog synths and hard grooves. WBGO

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Jon Batiste and Stay Human perform at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – The New Orleans pianist finds a place for "Killing Me Softly with His Song" and "The Entertainer." WGBH

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – An original new-school New Orleans brass band celebrates three dozen years with bebop and funk. WGBH

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The Jim Hall Trio with Julian Lage performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – One of the finest guitar players in jazz history, still at it at 82, confabs with a young phenom. WBGO

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Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – The fiery Latin jazz pianist assembled a large group for maximum effect on Newport's main stage.

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Esperanza Spalding performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – See Michel Camilo's stomping Oxfords and Esperanza Spalding's vibrating bass in pixel portraits.

Wayne Shorter performs with Herbie Hancock at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – One of the most influential jazz composers of all time was joined by his quartet and an old friend.

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The Robert Glasper Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The pianist and his hip-hop hybrid band follows a Herbie Hancock tune with a Daft Punk cover. WBGO

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The Rez Abbasi Trio performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – The guitarist's electronics-enhanced trio is driven by what its leader calls "textural surprise." WGBH

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Bruce Lee and Marcus Miller.

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August 4, 2013 – See Marcus Miller's Bruce Lee action figure, Wayne Shorter's birthday set and more from Newport.

The Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – Take a New Orleans brass band, then shrink it: The trombonist makes a lot with only four members. WGBH

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Amir ElSaffar and Two Rivers performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – The Iraqi-American trumpeter and santur player leads his band in a Newport-commissioned work. WBGO

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The Ali Amr Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The Berklee graduate has found a way to play a 72-string instrument called the qanun as jazz.

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About The Festival

The Newport Jazz Festival, was founded by jazz pianist George Wein in 1954 as the first outdoor music festival of its kind devoted entirely to jazz, and is now universally acknowledged as the grandfather of all jazz festivals. For information on attending this year's Festival, visit their official website.