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Newport Jazz Festival

 

1954

 

 

 

 

Newport Jazz Festival Lineup 1954

 

SATURDAY NIGHT, JULY 17, 1954

 

Prologue  Stan Kenton

 

Eddie Condon
Traditional Jazz with Wild Bill Davidson, Lou McGarrity,

Peanuts Hucko, Ralph Sutton, Cliff Leemans, Bobby Hackett,

Pee Wee Russell, Vic Dickenson, Bud Freeman, Jo Jones, Milt Hinton

 

Lee Wiley

 

Modern Jazz Quartet
Milt Jackson, Kenny Clark, Percy Heath, Horace Silver

 

Oscar Peterson with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis

 

Billie Holiday

 

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet
Wade Legge, Charlie Persip, Lew Hackney, Hank Mobley

 

Gerry Mulligan Quartet
Red Mitchell, Frank Isola, Tony Frisee

 

 

SUNDAY NIGHT, JULY 18

 

Introduction: Stan Kenton

 

Tribute to Count Basie
Lester Young, Buck Clayton, Vic Dickenson,

Jo Jones, Milt Hinton, Teddy Wilson

 

Oscar Peterson Trio

 

Johnnie Smith

 

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

 

Bill Harris

 

George Shearing Quintet
Al McKibbon, Bill Clarke, Jon Thielmans, George Devens

 

Errol Garner
Jo Jones, Milt Hinton

 

Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz
Billy Bauer, Peter Ind, Jeff Morton

 

Gene Krupa Trio
Teddy Napoleon, Eddie Shu

 

Ella Fitzgerald
John Lewis, Jimmy Woode, Shadow Wilson

 

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

 

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