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1955

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Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park July 15, 1955 Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra Joe Turner Roy Eldridge and Coleman Hawkins        
Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park July 16, 1955 Dave Brubeck Chet Baker Quartet Dinah Washington        
Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park July 17, 1955 Count Basie and his Orchestra Gerry Mulligan Lester Young, Jo Jones, Buck Clayton        

 

Newport Jazz Festival Lineup 1955

 

FRIDAY

Stan Rubin and his Tigertown Five

Errol Garner:
Fats Heard, Wyatt Reuther

Teddi King:
Nat Pierce and members of the Woody Herman Orchestra


Woody Herman and his Orchestra:
Chuck Flores, John Beal, Nat Pierce, Art Pirie, Richie Kamuca, Dick Hafer, Jack Nimitz, Sy Touff, Dick Kenny, Keith Moon, Charlie Walp, Jerry Kail, Cam Mullins, Ruben LaFall, Dick Collins 

Roy Eldridge and Coleman Hawkins

Joe Turner:
Roy Eldridge and Coleman Hawkins

Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra:
Billy Kyle, Arvell Shaw, Trummy Young, Barney Bigard, Barrett Deems, Velma Middleton

Finale:
Louis Armstrong All Stars, Roy Eldridge, Coleman Hawkins, Erroll Garner, Woody Herman

 

SATURDAY

Max Roach- Clifford Brown Quintet:
Harold Land, Richard Powell, George Morrow

Marian McPartland Trio:
Jimmy McPartland, Joe Morello, Bill Crowe

Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, Ruby Braff

Dinah Washington:
Accompanied by the Max Roach Clifford Brown Quintet

Chet Baker Quartet:
Russ Freeman, Jack Lawler, Peter Littmann

Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh (joining Chet Baker)

Wild Bill Davidson, Buzzy Drootin, Vic Dickenson, Pee Wee Russell, George Wein, Milt Hinton

Dave Brubeck:
Paul Desmond, Joe Hodge, Bob Bates

Finale:
Clifford Brown, Chet Baker, Jimmy McPartland, Ruby Braff, Wild Bill Davison, Warne Marsh, Lee Konitz, Paul Desmond, Al Cohn, Pee Wee Russell, Vic Dickenson, Bob Brookmeyer, Marian McPartland, Milt Hinton, Max Roach

 

SUNDAY

Duke Ellington Narrator

The Modern Jazz Quartet: 
John Lewis, Percy Heath, Milt Jackson, Connie Kay

Lester Young, Jo Jones, Buck Clayton

Count Basie

Gerry Mulligan:
Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Joe Hodge, Bob Bates, Bobby Hackett, Kai Winding, J.J. Johnson, Ben Webster, Johnny Smith, Billy Taylor, Jo Jones, Percy Heath, Bud Shank, Peanuts Hucko

Count Basie and his Orchestra:
Marshall Royal, Billy Graham, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Reunald Jones, Wendall Culley, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Bill Hughes, Ed Jones, Freddie Green, Sonny Payne, Joe Williams

 

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

 

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