But make sure you also hit the Sunday afternoon performance by the Matt Wilson Quartet Plus Strings, featuring the great saxophonist Jeff Lederer, whose recent Albert Ayler-inspired release as a bandleader, Sunwatcher, has been in heavy rotation with me for awhile now. (Wilson plays drums on that one as well.)
NPR has a link where you can download the Wilson Quartet's complete performance from the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival.
Wilson was the Litchfield Jazz Festival's first-ever Artist-in-Residence back in 2010, a role he's been asked to revise this year. (Click here for the complete LJF lineup.)
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