Newport All Stars

Newport in New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 5

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The fifth of six LP volumes put out by Cobblestone that have highlights from the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival (the first held in New York) has a jam session held at Yankee Stadium and led by organist Jimmy Smith. Trumpeters Joe Newman and Clark Terry, tenors Illinois Jacquet and Zoot Sims, guitarists Kenny Burrell and B.B. King (a surprise guest) and drummer Roy Haynes stretch out on "Blue 'N' Boogie" and a lengthy five-song ballad medley.