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George Wein presents The twenty-fifth annual Newport Jazz Festival

New York, Saratoga, June 23-July 2, 1978

by George Wein

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Published by Newport Jazz Festival in [United States] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newport Jazz Festival (1978 : New York, N.Y. and Saratoga, N.Y.),
  • Jazz festivals

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTwenty-fifth annual Newport Jazz Festival :, Newport Jazz Festival :, Silver anniversary
    Statementeditor, Ira Gitler
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25268050M
    OCLC/WorldCa38727780

    The Newport Jazz Festival is a music festival held every summer in Newport, Rhode Island. Elaine Lorillard established the festival in , and she and husband Louis Lorillard financed it for many years. They hired George Wein to organize the first festival and bring jazz to Rhode Island.. Most of the early festivals were broadcast on Voice of America radio, and many performances were Coordinates: 41°29′17″N 71°18′45″W / °N . In , some of the most distinguished names in Jazz embarked on a city U.S. tour starting a year long celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival, which is considered by many to be one of the most important events in Jazz Wein, CEO of Festival Productions, Inc., announced that the Newport Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary Tour was set to kick off on.

    Newport Jazz Festival, annual summer music festival, probably the best known of all such festivals, held at Newport, R.I. Originally sponsored by Newport socialites Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lorillard and jazz impresario George Wein, the festival held its first performance in July,   The lineup for the Newport Jazz Festival is as follows: Friday, J pm. International Tennis Hall of Fame, Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI .

      At Newport Jazz Festival, highlights were all over the map, and that’s a good thing freed up in part by founding producer George Wein’s decision, in , to take the event nonprofit, with. My partner Dianne and I slipped away to the Newport Jazz Festival for a weekend in August. While there, we were able attend an event honoring great jazz impresario George Wein. He founded the Newport Jazz Festival in and is still its president on the eve 90th birthday. I was at the the Newport Jazz Festival in and for several years around then and George Wein's work inspired .


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George Wein presents The twenty-fifth annual Newport Jazz Festival by George Wein Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A pre-concert reception to raise funds for the Newport Festivals Museum will precede the concert at p.m. George Wein Wins Arts Presenters Award Newport Jazz Festival founder honored for his achievements in the performing arts Updated Ap – By Jeff Tamarkin.

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Newport. In he presented the first Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, and it became the template for the modern jazz festival.

Wein went on to bring the jazz festival concept to New York, where it has been an annual event sinceas well as to many other cities across the country and in foreign lands.

His Festival Productions Inc. presents. George Wein and his Newport Jazz Festival, which opens on Friday and runs through Sunday, have gone through many significant changes over the past several years. About George Wein. George Wein is considered to be as much a legend as his festivals.

Through his company, Festival Productions, he has spearheaded hundreds of music events since when he produced the first Newport Jazz Festival®—an event which started the festival era.

Five years later, Wein and folk icon Pete Seeger founded the. NEWPORT, RI – George Wein’s life in music took its most important turn when Newport socialite Elaine Lorillard walked into his jazz club, Storyville, with a Boston University professor in Lorillard and her husband Louis were interested in bringing some excitement to Newport and the professor thought Wein was just the person to help.

The Newport Jazz Festival was the first modern open-air music festival, and for Wein the start of a lifetime commitment: this year’s will be the 57th under the Newport : Mike Hobart. AFTER 24 years, six of them in New York, the Newport Jazz Festival still thrives on an unsettled formula.

“It's a challenge to keep it exciting and fun.” says George Wein, who founded the. The Newport Jazz Festival, which Wein considers a failure as it sounded a death knell for jazz, set an attendance record for the three days – 85, people.

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About half way through the 65th Annual Newport Jazz Festival, year-old George Wein was surprised and honored by Jay Sweet, Executive Producer of Newport Festivals Foundation; Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival; and Brittany Ryan, Associate Producer; with a ceremony on the quad stage at Fort Adams.

Newport Jazz Festival Celebrates 50 Years An annual mecca for jazz enthusiasts, the festival has featured legends like Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday. Hear Dan Morgenstern, Director of .George Wein’s team released the full CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival schedule for the August 6 to 8 weekend in the Rhode Island resort city.

It’s a wide-ranging musical agenda – from mainstream jazz to Latin, traditional swing, instrumental pop, the avant-garde and a jazzy take on hip-hop. The lineup is peppered with a lot of up-and.