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Diversity instrumental to Newport Jazz Festival

‘Hey you! Wake up!” That was singer Herman Olivera of the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra confronting perhaps the only snoozing patron Sunday afternoon at the Newport Jazz Festival Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management. Most everyone else was up and dancing.

Afro-Latin jazz is nothing new at Newport, but this year — the event’s 59th anniversary, with 7,500 in attendance on Saturday, 6,200 on Sunday — it represented a singular concentration of a diverse range of styles and talent.

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