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slides: 2016 Newport Jazz Festival in Pictures

Monday, August 01, 2016

 

Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo Appeared at Newport Jazz Sunday (Photo: Rick Farrell)

The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival was a bright moment in the history of the celebrated event. Fans young and old flocked to Fort Adams State Park in Newport for a great weekend of music. With too many highlights to list, rest assured that “America’s original art form” is in good hands. The Festival featured established artists like Norah Jones, Chick Corea and Gregory Porter, as well as rising stars Kamasi Washington, Lizz Wright and 13-year-old Joey Alexander. GoLocal Music Critic Ken Abrams and Mojo Photography’s Rick Farrell were there and bring you the highlights.

 

2016 Newport Jazz Festival

Chick Corea

Chick Corea (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Norah Jones

Norah Jones (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington (Photo: Ken Abrams)

Joey Alexander

Joey Alexander (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Nels Cline

Nels Cline (Photo: Ken Abrams)

Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Lizz Wright

Lizz Wright (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Stefon Harris

Stefon Harris (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Bad Plus

Bad Plus (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Kneebody

Kneebody (Photo: Ken Abrams)

Christian Scott

Christian Scott (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Galactic

Galactic (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Anat Cohen

Anat Cohen (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd New Quartet (Photo: Ken Abrams)

Edmar Castaneda

Edmar Castaneda World Ensemble (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Ben Williams

Ben Williams (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Hot Sardines

Hot Sardines (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Robert Glasper Experiment

Casey Benjamin of the Robert Glasper Experiment (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Django Festival All Stars

Django Festival All Stars (Photo: Ken Abrams)

Heath Brothers

Heath Brothers (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Tierney Sutton

Tierney Sutton (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Yosvany Terry

Yosvany Terry Quintet (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Scofield-Lovano

John Scofield-Joe Lovano Quartet (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Dave Holland

Dave Holland (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Dave Liebman

Dave Liebman Expansions Group (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Patrice Quinn

Patrice Quinn, lead vocalist for Kamasi Washington (Photo: Ken Abrams)

Crowd Enjoying NJF

Crowds enjoying the Newport Jazz Festival (Photo: Rick Farrell)

Ft. Adams State Park

Fort Adams State Park (Photo: Rick Farrell)

George Wein

Festival Co-Founder George Wein (Photo: Rick Farrell)

 
 

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