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Anthony J. Agostinelli

Anthony J. Agostinelli

Tony Agostinelli will offer a course at the Brown Learning Community about the Newport Jazz Festival. The course will take place on Tuesdays, from 7-9 pm on April 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2005.

This past summer the Newport Jazz Festival celebrated its fiftieth birthday. Although now recognized as an institution of immeasurable influence and international reach at inception in July 1954, the now-venerable event was far from a guaranteed success. The inspired idea of Boston nightclub owner George Wein …