Newport Jazz Festival 1962

Newport, a top sailing spot, is an all-seasons resort offering a beautiful harbour that is rich in colonial history. However what draws music lovers to Ford Adams State Park is the world famous The Newport Jazz Festival. The 1962 Newport Jazz Festival features Count Basie & His Orchestra, Johnny Hodges, The Oscar Peterson Trio, The Clara Ward Gospel Singers, Pee Wee Russell, Ruby Braff, Joe Williams, Roland Kirk, & The Duke Ellington Orchestra.