The 2022 Newport Jazz Pageant lineup has been introduced. Nubya Garcia, Makaya McCraven, Sons of Kemet, Esperanza Spalding, Angelique Kidjo’s Stay in Gentle, Terence Blanchard, BADBADNOTGOOD, and extra are slated to carry out on the occasion, which can return to Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island on July 29-31. Sampa the Nice, Norah Jones, PJ Morton, Vijay Iyer Trio, the Baylor Undertaking, the Soul Rebels, and plenty of others are additionally on the invoice. Take a look at the complete roster on the flyer beneath.
Final yr’s occasion marked the return of the competition following a COVID-19-related cancellation in 2020. The 2021 lineup featured Mavis Staples, Wynton Marsalis, Khruangbin, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Andra Day, Cory Wong, Yola, and extra.
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