Tag: George Wein

George Clinton and P Funk

A Fan's Notes, Concert Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2018

Newport Jazz Festival 2018 set out to push boundaries and succeeded admirably...

Marquis Hill - Jon Faddis - Sean Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year's festival....

Jason Isbell

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2014

The Newport Jazz Festival celebrated 60 years in grand style...

Soul Serenade - Dr. John

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dr. John, “Right Place Wrong Time”

Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic...

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2012 — Opening Night

New Orleans came to Newport for opening night of this year's Jazz Festival...

Music, News

Music News: Newport Folk Festival 2012

NEWPORT, RI, February 29, 2012 – The Newport Festivals Foundation™ has announced the lineup for the 2012 Newport Folk Festival®...

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A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2011

Ken Shane was back at the Newport Folk Festival this year -- but this time, he wasn't just there as a journalist....

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Newport Folk Festival 2010, Part Two

If anything, the final day of the 2010 Newport Folk Festival was even more beautiful than the day before, and Newport Harbor was at the...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: 2010 Newport Folk Festival, Part One

George Wein started the Newport Folk Festival in 1959, and though economic difficulties caused the festival to close down in 1971, it was...