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The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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The Newport Jazz Festival was just one year old when the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet blazed onto its stage in 1955. By 1960, when pianists Dave Brubeck and Horace Silver each played a rollicking set, the event was an institution, known all over the world. And so it remains today — though …

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