Jazz at Newport 2009 Comes to Highland Park

Jazz at Newport 2009 Comes to Highland Park

Well, not really. However, since I am slightly agoraphobic, but mostly lazy and cheap, I just could not get myself to the Newport Jazz Festival. So, courtesy of NPR/music, and WBGO I was able to bring a touch of Newport to Highland Park.

You could listen, download or record
Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition

You could listen or record
Claudia Acuna

The Bad Plus with Wendy Lewis

Steven Bernstein’s Millenial Territory Orchestra

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band

Dave Brubeck Quartet

Michel Camilo Trio

James Carter Organ Trio

Joe Lovano UsFive

Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition

Cedar Walton All-Stars with Lew Tabackin & Curtis

There are some others that you might enjoy. Take a look.

And, by the way, did you happen to see Terry Teachout’s eulogy for Jazz in the Wall Street Journal? Well, read Howard Mandel’s answer at his weblog, Jazz Beyond Jazz.