KDAQ Repairs:

Donald Vega

8:00pm

Tue June 11, 2013
Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival: Lewis Nash Quintet Live

Airs Tuesday, June 11 at 9 p.m.  Drummer Lewis Nash is certainly no stranger to prestigious festival stages; he's served in bands led by Betty Carter, Branford Marsalis and Tommy Flanagan, and that was relatively early in his career. So it's a great move to give the supporting cast member, who truly innovates within jazz traditions, a share of the spotlight. One of the bands he leads features the front line of Jeremy Pelt on trumpet and Jimmy Greene on tenor sax, with Donald Vega on piano and Peter Washington on bass.

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