Conrad Herwig's Latin Side Of Herbie In Concert: Newport Jazz Festival 2010

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

  • "The Sorcerer"
  • "Oliloqui Valley"
  • "Butterfly"
  • "One Finger Snap"
  • "Actual Proof"
  • "Watermelon Man"

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.

Personnel: Conrad Herwig, trombone; Mike Rodriguez, trumpet; Craig Handy, tenor saxophone; Bill O'Connell, piano; Ruben Rodriguez, bass; Pedro Martinez, percussion; Robby Ameen, drums.

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