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1954

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Newport Jazz Festival, Newport Casino July 17, 1954 Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Billie Holiday Oscar Petterson        
Newport Jazz Festival, Newport Casino July 18, 1954 Ella Fitzgerald

Gene Krupa Trio

Errol Garner        

 

Newport Jazz Festival Lineup 1954

 

SATURDAY NIGHT, JULY 17, 1954

Prologue  Stan Kenton

Eddie Condon
Traditional Jazz with Wild Bill Davidson, Lou McGarrity, Peanuts Hucko, Ralph Sutton, Cliff Leemans, Bobby Hackett,

Pee Wee Russell, Vic Dickenson, Bud Freeman, Jo Jones, Milt Hinton

Lee Wiley

Modern Jazz Quartet
Milt Jackson, Kenny Clark, Percy Heath, Horace Silver

Oscar Peterson with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis

Billie Holiday

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet
Wade Legge, Charlie Persip, Lew Hackney, Hank Mobley

Gerry Mulligan Quartet
Red Mitchell, Frank Isola, Tony Frisee

 

SUNDAY NIGHT, JULY 18

Introduction: Stan Kenton

Tribute to Count Basie
Lester Young, Buck Clayton, Vic Dickenson, Jo Jones, Milt Hinton, Teddy Wilson

Oscar Peterson Trio

Johnnie Smith

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Bill Harris

George Shearing Quintet
Al McKibbon, Bill Clarke, Jon Thielmans, George Devens

Errol Garner
Jo Jones, Milt Hinton

Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz
Billy Bauer, Peter Ind, Jeff Morton

Gene Krupa Trio
Teddy Napoleon, Eddie Shu

Ella Fitzgerald
John Lewis, Jimmy Woode, Shadow Wilson

 

Program and festival lineup courtesy of http://newportjazzfest.net/

 

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