All Star Line Up

Trumpet and Guitar Wizards

Newport Jazz Fest 1966

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They called it the “Trumpet and Guitar Workshop.”

It would have been better named “The Summit” or “Mount Olympus.”

Even Clark Terry had to say:

“I didn’t dare bring out by trumpet. There are too many giants up here today.”


Billy Taylor, MC
Clark Terry , trumpet
Henry “Red” Allen, trumpet
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet
Bobby Hackett, trumpet
Ruby Braff , trumpet
George Benson, guitar
Charlie Byrd, guitar
Kenny Burrell, guitar
George Wein, piano


1. With Some Barbecue
2. Lover Come Back To Me
3. Summertime (don’t miss this one at 9:00)
4. Days Of Wine And Roses (Terry goes double-fisted) 12:00
5. Benson’s Rider (my favorite track at 17:00)
6. Michele
7. Nuages
8. Siboney
9. Disorder at the Border


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