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1968

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Newport Jazz Festival, Festival Field June 30, 1968 Mongo Santamaria Septet  Gary Burton Quartet Nina Simone and Trio        
Newport Jazz Festival, Festival Field July 1, 1968 New Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra  Duke Ellington and Orchestra  Count Basie and Orchestra         
Newport Jazz Festival, Festival Field July 2, 1968 Dionne Warwick  Hugh Masekela Quintet Duke Ellington and Orchestra         
Newport Jazz Festival, Festival Field July 3, 1968 Ray Charles Horace Silver Quintet  Roland Kirk         

 

Newport Jazz Festival Lineup 1968 

THURSDAY 

New York School of Music 

Nina Simone and Trio 

Cannonball Adderley Quintet 

Gary Burton Quartet

Jim Hall 

Barney Kessel 

Mongo Santamaria Septet 



FRIDAY 


Rufus Harley, The Clark Terry Big Band, Elvin Jones Trio, Archie Shepp Quintet, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Sadao Watanabe 

Woddy Herman and Orchestra 

Count Basie and Orchestra 

Duke Ellington and Orchestra 

The New Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra 



SATURDAY 

Duke Ellington with Johnny Hodges and Benny Carter, Montego Joe Septet, Tal Farlow Quartet, Sonny Criss, VI Redd 

University of Illinois Jazzmen 

Alex Welsh Band and Guests 

Duke Ellington and Orchestra 

Hugh Masekela Quintet

Dionne Warwick 



SUNDAY 


Ray Charles 

Horace Silver Quintet 

Roland Kirk 

Ramsey Lewis 

Sound of Feeling 

Don Ellis Orchestra 

Flip Wilson, MC

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

 

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