First Wave of Artists Announced for the 65th Edition of the Newport Jazz Festival®
Herbie Hancock, Corinne Bailey Rae, The Bad Plus, Buika,
Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective, Sons of Kemet, Makaya McCraven,
Cécile McLorin Salvant, Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles and Many More!
NEWPORT, RI, February 12, 2019 – Powerful pianists, singing storytellers, swinging big bands, a beat scientist and some of the baddest ensembles on the jazz scene make up the First Wave of artists announced today for the 65th edition of the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers.