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The Jazz Workshop(5)

February 10.2017

George Wein produced “Trumpet and Guitar Workshop”, at Newport Jazz festival 1966.

Part of an afternoon concert broken up into two parts, a Jazz guitar workshop, and a Trumpet workshop. 45 more words


Jazz Club in Boston(6)

February 04.2017

In 1950 George Wein opened a club in Boston called Storyville.

I am not going to post about Storyville.

I recommend JazzWax interview with George Wein. 215 more words


1st Quaker City Music Festival

The 1st Quaker City Music Festival, a three-day jazz festival produced by George Wein, was held at Connie Mack Stadium in 1960.

From the August 29, 1960 edition of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin: 47 more words

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Aurex Jazz Festival in Japan(2)

The concert program was terrific in those days.

A luxurious four bands had been organized by George Wein.

The leader Benny Goodman :”King of Swing” 98 more words


Introducing Newport Jazz Festival 1956

Tomorrow, it is 60 years ago since the third edition of the Newport Jazz Festival opened.We will be there!

As the previous ones, it took place in the Freebody Park but in 1956 the physical setup  was a little bit different, as George Wein – the producer of the festival – explains here. 175 more words

Newport Jazz Festival 1956