The Newport Jazz Festival® Gala Recording (CD) 2012 is Available Now

Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™ Announces Release of
Newport Jazz Festival® Gala Recording 2012 Powered by ArtistShare®


Dianne Reeves

First-ever CD Produced by Newport Jazz Festival® Features

Dianne Reeves, Bill Frisell, Jason Moran, Anat Cohen, Steve Wilson, Lewis Nash, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Lionel Loueke, Edmar Castañeda, Ingrid Jensen and Peter Martin

NEWPORT, RI, April 2, 2013 – George Wein and the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™ today announced the release of the Newport Jazz Festival® Gala Recording 2012 powered by ArtistShare®.  The recording project celebrates the unique experience shared by 250 guests at the fundraising gala for the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™, which produces the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals.The evening featured first-time collaborations by Jason Moran, Ingrid Jensen and Anat Cohen; Edmar Castañeda with Steve Wilson; Anat Cohen and Bill Frisell; Rudresh Mahanthappa with Lionel Loueke; Ingrid Jensen, Bill Frisell, Steve Wilson, Jason Moran and Lewis Nash; as well as a performance by Dianne Reeves with Peter Martin.

To purchase the Newport Jazz Festival® Gala Recording 2012, please go tohttp://newportjazz.artistshare.com/projects/participate/324/438.

“Although many world-renowned albums have been recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival® since the 1950’s, this is the first release to be produced by the Festival,” said George Wein, Chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation™ and producer of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals since their inceptions in 1954 and 1959. “The musicians were completely free to play what they wanted, and gala guests were treated to performances unlike anything they had ever heard. We are pleased with the excellent response and participation in the recording project, which will allow us to commission original compositions from artists and feature these works at future Newport Jazz Festivals.”

The 2012 Newport Festivals Foundation™ Gala raised more than $200,000, and Wein says he hopes the CD will bring in a great deal more support to the Foundation while raising awareness of the organization’s mission. Individual fans who participated in the CD project contributed from $18.95 up to $7,500 to play an integral part in the future of the Newport Jazz Festival®.

The 2013 Newport Folk Festival® is set for July 27 – 28 and the Newport Jazz Festival® takes place the following weekend, August 2 – 4.

The Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™ was founded by George Wein in 2010 to build upon and continue the legacies of the famed Newport Jazz Festival® and Newport Folk Festival®. Under the auspices of the Foundation, the Newport Jazz Festival® presents performers who respect and honor jazz music traditions, and at the same time reflect the changes in today’s musical trends. Through the establishment of partnerships with local high schools and colleges/universities, the Foundation will present programs to educate young people about jazz music as presented at the annual festivals. For more information, please visit www.newportfestivalsfoundation.org.

ArtistShare® is a platform that connects creative artists with fans in order to share the creative process and fund the creation of new artistic works. ArtistShare® created the Internet’s first fan funding platform for artists launching its initial project in October, 2003. Since then, ArtistShare® has been allowing fans to show appreciation for their favorite artists by funding their projects in exchange for access to the creative process, LTD Edition recordings, VIP access to events/recording sessions and even credit listing on the final product. ArtistShare® projects have received countless awards and accolades including 5 Grammy awards and 15 Grammy nominations. For additional information, go to www.artistshare.com.

MORE News on T.U.M.S.!

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Releases New Single "Royalty" | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
Nation Beat Releases New Album "The Royal Chase" | LISTEN to New Single "Big Chief"!
Singer Stephen Robinson Releases New Single "I Still Have My Smile" | LISTEN!
Butcher Brown to Release New Album "#KingButch" on Sept. 18th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single "Cabbage"...
Verve Label Group And UMe Release First-Ever Official Music Video For Louis Armstrong's 'What A Wond...
Singer Calvin Bridges Releases Music Video For New Single "Breathe" | WATCH!
Singer Charles Martin Releases New Single "Truth" | LISTEN!
Pianist/Producer Alfa Mist Reworks Eddie Henderson's "Galaxy" | LISTEN!
Mali Music Releases Amazon Original Cover of TLC’s “Waterfalls” | LISTEN!
Purcy Robinson's New Single "All Glory Goes To You" Debut at #1 on Billboard's Digital Song Sales Ch...
Smoke Jazz Club Launches New Streaming Service "Smoke Screens" | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
Vocalist Luba Mason Releases New Album "Triangle" on Oct. 23rd, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single "In Walk...
Kirk Franklin x Wyclef Jean Releases New Single "Love Theory (Remix)" | LISTEN!
Music Legend Billy Ocean Releases New Album "One World" | LISTEN to New Single "When I Saw You"!
Aaron Lindsey Launches New Label MultiEthnic Records | Releases Debut Single "Take Care" - LISTEN!
German Trumpeter Nils Wülker Releases New Album, "GO" | WATCH NEW VIDEO for "Blow Up"!
R&B Singer OYA Releases New Single "Jesse" | WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Album "My Father's Star" Coming So...
Patti LaBelle & Full Force Releases Unreleased Track "Ain't Nuthin' But A Feelin'" (EP) | LISTEN!
Singer DeLeon Carr Releases New Single "I Got It" on Sept. 8th, 2020 | LISTEN!
Mezzo-Soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis Debuts Stunning New Video for “To The Afflicted” | WATCH!
Japanese Pianist Hiromi Creates One-Minute Video Portraits | Every Wed. @ 7am EST on YouTube | WATCH...
Singer Antwan Jenkins Releases Two-Sided Single "Victory/More Of You" | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
Gospel Singer San Franklin to Release New Album "The Free Project" on Sept. 25th, 2020 | WATCH NEW V...
Charlie Wilson Sets Record on Billboard's Adult R&B Songs Chart With Most #1 Singles
Music Legend George Benson to Release New Album "Weekend In London" on Nov. 13th, 2020 | Listen to N...
Marvin Sapp to Release New Album "Chosen Vessel" on Oct. 9th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single "Undefeate...
Patti LaBelle Joins ONE WORLD 'Celebrity Circle' as Historic Charity Anthem for Pandemic & Racial Ju...
Singer/Actress Brave Williams Releases New Single "Don't Tell Me No" | LISTEN! Self-Titled Debut Alb...
Spike Lee Commemorates Michael Jackson's Birthday With "They Don't Care About Us (2020)" | WATCH NEW...
R&B Singer Tony Walk Releases New Single "Going In Circles" | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
Reggae Artist Protoje Releases New Album "In Search Of Lost Time" on Aug. 28th, 2020 | WATCH NEW VID...
Reggae Legend Beres Hammond Celebrates Birthday with Release of New Music Video "Call To Duty" | WAT...
Tasha Cobbs Leonard to Release New Album "Royalty: Live At The Ryman" on Sept. 25th, 2020 | WATCH 2 ...
Skip Marley Releases Debut EP "Higher Place" | LISTEN to Title Track feat. Bob Marley!
Singer Raheem DeVaughn Releases New Single “Marvin Used To Say” | LISTEN! New Album “What A Time to ...
R&B Singer Will Preston Releases New Single "Never Knew Love" on Aug. 28th, 2020 | LISTEN!
Trumpeter/Singer Johnny Britt Releases New Album "MO JAZZIN'" | LISTEN to New Single "MoJazzin'" fea...
Pianist Harold López-Nussa to Release New Album "Te Lo Dije" on Aug. 28th, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
Singer Alex Harris Releases New Single "Rollin'" | WATCH NEW VIDEO! New EP "Frequency" Coming in Fal...
Trumpeter Chief Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah to Release New LIVE Album "AXIOM" on Aug. 28th, 2020 |...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *