Reissue with latest remastering. Comes with liner notes. One of the first albums to ever issue recordings made at the Newport Jazz Festival – quite a big hit, and the beginning of a real trend in jazz! The set's also some great work by Duke – free to perform in a setting that's not bound by some of the time restrictions of earlier years, which lets him offer up three long tracks with a great deal of sophistication over previous recordings. Due to bad mike placement on stage, the original "live" album was actually a studio re-creation; the actual live performance was never issued-until now. This 2-CD set contains the complete original album and the hour-plus concert. More than 100 minutes of new music, and the whole thing's in stereo for the first time!
Professional woodcarver, Mary May, shows the step-by-step process of how to carve the concave Newport style shell. This shell is based on the style of the Goddard and Townsend furnituremakers of Newport, RI back in the 18th century.
This instructional woodcarving DVD shows the step by step instruction of how to carve a convex Newport style shell. With the DVD is a matching plaster casting of the same style that is shown in the DVD. This is very valuable in viewing when you are carving the shell so you can see the details, depth, etc.