Lewis Nash Quintet, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2012

The drummer is certainly no stranger to prestigious festival stages, but is usually as a member of the supporting cast. An innovator within jazz traditions, Nash gets a share of the spotlight when he leads this classic quintet lineup.

Three Clarinets, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2012

Ken Peplowski, Evan Christopher and Anat Cohen are three of the today’s top practitioners of the licorice stick. Backed by a band proficient in time-honored and broad-shouldered styles of the Swing Era, this reedy convocation generates plenty of fireworks.