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'The Jazz Room' Heads Newport Jazz Fest 2023, Aug 19 The Lilypad, Postcards

Norah Jones -Newport Jazz Festival 2022

Hi There,

I hope you’re enjoying your summer so far! August is a busy month for us.

August 3,4 and 5 “The Jazz Room” returns to cover the Newport Jazz Festival 2023. This year marks the 17th year of us covering this festival.

Here’s a photo essay of those years past featuring artists I have photographed.

For more NJF news go to

Chick Corea and Ahmad Jamal Newport Jazz Festival 2010

Here's a link to a video remembering earlier days at Newport. Jazz Moments and Memories

Return to The Lilypad on August 19th

On August 19th we return to perform at The Lilypad in Cambridge MA. Alvin Terry,drums, Dave Zox,bass , Bobby Tynes, sax and I are looking forward to swinging with pianist Steve Aubert who is filling in for Frank Wilkins.

Tickets go on sale August 6th at Look for your personal invitation to our shows in your email soon!

August 2023 Features in “The Jazz Room

This month’s shows include interviews at the Newport Jazz Festival with saxophonist, Lou Donaldson and trombonist, Wycliff Gordon.

Listen to archived shows at “M the Media Project” and current at

An Actual Vacation!

Ben Cruachan, Dalmally Scotland " Mountain"

It was good to take a 3 week break to spend time with all the Watson-Joneses in the UK. We also took time to travel around the country.

We visited ”Mountain”, Ben Cruachan, in Taynuilt and Dalmally Scotland. In Dalmally I met a Red Squirrel I named “Robbie.” He's the star in the video below!

That’s all for now. Hope to see you soon at The Lilypad!

All the Best to You,


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