Horns of plenty: A shortlist of must-see acts at Newport Jazz
This year’s Newport Jazz Festival has big names: Pat Metheny, Dianne Reeves, Bill Frisell. It’s focused, with only one non-jazz act, the Tedeschi Trucks Band. But what the lineup most resembles is a smorgasbord of what’s new and now on the New York scene. It’s a strong time for jazz, and here is ample illustration.