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Newport Jazz Festival

Jamie Cullum heads to Rhode Island, in the US, for a special show recorded at the world famous Newport Jazz Festival.

Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future.

This week, he heads to Rhode Island in the US for a special show recorded at the world famous Newport Jazz Festival. Artists performing there include Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Ahmad Jamal and the Chick Corea Freedom Band.

From backstage at the festival, Jamie reports back on the atmosphere, chats to the artists and grabs live performances from a range of exciting musicians performing there.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Lullaby Of Birdland (Live At Newport, 1957)

    • Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at Newport.
    • Verve.
    • 000952302.
  • Grace Kelly

    I'll Remember April

    • Mood Changes.
    • Pazz.
    • 169.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    'Round Midnight (Live At Newport 1955)

    • Round About Midnight.
    • Columbia.
    • CK-40610.
  • Duke Ellington

    Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue (Live At Newport 1956)

    • Ellington At Newport.
    • Columbia.
    • CK-40587.
  • Dave Brubeck & Wynton Marsalis

    Take The 'A' Train (Live at Newport 2010)

  • Ahmad Jamal

    The Awakening

    • The Awakening.
    • Impulse!.
    • MCAD-5644.
  • Christian McBride

    Brother Mister

    • Kind Of Brown.
    • Mack Avenue.
    • 31047.
  • Jamie Cullum

    Just One Of Those Things (Live at Newport 2010)


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