Newport Jazz Festival 2008
Yesterday I went to the 2008 Newport JVC Jazz Festival, and I figured I'd review it a bit here.
We started off the morning with a set by the Mark Rapp band. Mark Rapp is a trumpet player, somewhat modern. He uses a wah about half of the time, and it's pretty cool. His band was good, too. The guitarist was a little over-the-top, but he was generally good, and the bassist was excellent. Oh, I almost forgot to mention, Rapp also played didgeridoo, which was cool.
So, after Rapp, I saw a bit of Lionel Loueke, who ...read more