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Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 7:00am

Newport Jazz 2014 In Photos

Updated: 1 year ago.
Miguel Zenn both conducted and soloed in front of a big band. The group performed from a new book of compositions based on interviews Zenn conducted with fellow Puerto Ricans in New York.

The Newport Jazz Festival turned 60 this year, and expanded to three days to celebrate. Throughout last weekend, more than 45 bands performed at Fort Adams State Park in coastal Rhode Island, playing through abundant sunshine, pouring rain and anything in between.

Our photographer Adam Kissick spent long days in the saddle, logging approximately 22 miles on foot while carrying 40 pounds of often-damp gear. In the end, he captured nearly every act at the festival this year all his photos are available at the NPR Jazz Flickr account. Here's a selection representing how Newport commemorated its 60th anniversary.

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