Jazz Festival 55 Recorded by NPR Music
(Published: August 09, 2009)
One of the most diverse and intriguing lineups in recent memory comes to the annual jazz festival in Newport, R.I., celebrating its 55th year this August. NPR Music, with partners WBGO and WGBH, will present live coverage and recording archives of George Wein's CareFusion Jazz Festival 55.
Download sets from Day 1, including the Vijay Iyer Trio and Cedar Walton All-Stars.
Also, download a free 12-song sampler of artists performing at this year's festival.
More Information: http://www.npr.org/newportjazz