Newport Jazz Assembly Band

Introducing students to the history and traditions of Jazz music

The Newport Jazz Assembly Band visits schools throughout New England to introduce students to the history and traditions of Jazz music and culture through performance and discussion. The band has performed for over 35,000 students.

The program is free for all public schools. Thank you to the Joyce and George Wein Foundation and Robert Smith for helping us bring jazz to the next generation.

If you are interested in bringing the Newport Jazz Assembly Band to your school, please email 

The Newport Jazz Assembly Band:

Alex Tremblay, bass

Joshua Bruneau, trumpet

Tony Davis, guitar

Dabin Ryu, piano

Michael Camacho, drums

Courtney Wright, bari saxophone

Jimmy O’Connell, trombone

Benjamin Marcoux, tenor saxophone

For further questions about the Foundation and how you might help support our mission please contact us at

Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, duly licensed. All donations are 100% tax deductible.