John Hollenbeck

8:00pm

Mon December 16, 2013

9:00pm

Tue April 30, 2013
Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival: John Hollenbeck's Claudia Quintet + 1 Live

Airs Tuesday, April 30 at 9 p.m. A powerhouse behind the drum kit, John Hollenbeck is also becoming one of the great composer-bandleaders of the age. After last year's large ensemble show, he returns to Newport with his unusual small group, the Claudia Quintet (and a sixth member on piano). The band's latest release What Is The Beautiful? sets poems by Kenneth Patchen to music; much like the album, vocalists Kurt Elling and Theo Bleckmann stand and deliver on stage.

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