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By WGBHArts | Thursday, August 2, 2012
Hiromi, 2011 Newport Jazz Festival by Ayano Hisa
Anticipating the upcoming Newport Jazz Festival, Eric plays music from performers in the lineup,including Christian McBride, Pat Metheny's Unity Band, Dafnis Prieto, Ryan Truesdell, Lewis Nash and Dianne Reeves.
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Eric will also be on hand to introduce several of the bands on Saturday and Sunday in Newport. Another group performing at the festival this weekend is the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, all the way from New Orleans. It's their second stop, after spending this past weekend on stage in Copley Square for Boston's first Summer Arts Weekend.