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JazzTimes Magazine
Annual George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarship Awarded to Studentsawarding these scholarships to a new generation of talented young musicians who
Annual George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarship Awarded to Students
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 22 days ago
awarding these scholarships to a new generation of talented young musicians who embody the spirit and energy of jazz and of George Wein, and we hope it will help them become part of the rich culture of jazz for years to come,” said Natixis CEO for... Read more
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Billboard
Norah Jones, Kamasi Washington & More Inspire Sell-Out Crowd at Newport Jazz Festival(July 29-31) at Newport’s Fort Adams State Park with -- for one last time -- th
Norah Jones, Kamasi Washington & More Inspire Sell-Out Crowd at Newport Jazz Festival
Billboard / Posted 25 days ago
(July 29-31) at Newport’s Fort Adams State Park with -- for one last time -- the same artistic director at the helm: George Wein, often credited as the inventor of the modern music festival. No riots broke out and there wasn’t much in the way... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jones leads varied lineup at Newport Jazz Festivalchurchified soul jazz — another kind of political statement. This weekend was
Jones leads varied lineup at Newport Jazz Festival
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
churchified soul jazz — another kind of political statement. This weekend was supposed to be the swan song for impresario George Wein, who cofounded the festival in 1954 and has announced that he will turn over production to lieutenants Dan... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Newport Jazz Festival opens 3 days of music with Chick CoreaMcBride has been named the new artistic director of the festival, and will be t
Newport Jazz Festival opens 3 days of music with Chick Corea
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 29 days ago
McBride has been named the new artistic director of the festival, and will be taking the reins from festival founder George Wein (ween) next year. Also playing Friday, at Fort Adams State Park, is New Orleans funk and jazz jam band Galactic... Read more

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