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George Wein

A pioneer of the modern music festival, George Wein co-founded the Newport Jazz and Newport Folk festivals and helped launch the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. He died Sept. 13 at 95. Jonathan Chimene/WBGO hide caption

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George Wein's CareFusion Jazz Festival New York is under way in venues big and small. Ebet Roberts/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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George Wein's Newport All-Stars perform at the 2008 Newport Jazz Festival. Michael Weintrob Photography hide caption

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Michael Weintrob Photography