Roy Guzman Quintet on NPR

By 
Rob Hayes
August 21, 2009
Roy Guzman
The quintet's Billy Buss, who joins the Thelonious Monk Institute in September.
Bassist Greg Chaplin (right) drove the band beautifully.
Drummer Mark Whitfield Jr. kept the band poppin'.
Michael Sachs
The Roy Guzman Quintet: Billy Buss, trumpet; Roy Guzman, guitar; Greg Chaplin, bass; Michael Sachs, saxophones; and Mark Whitfield Jr., drums.
A full house for the quintet at the Waterside Stage.
Photo by Rob Hayes
Photo by Rob Hayes
Photo by Rob Hayes
Photo by Rob Hayes
Photo by Rob Hayes
Photo by Rob Hayes
Photo by Rob Hayes

NPR Music was at this year's edition of the venerable jazz festival at Newport, capturing great performances by everyone from Dave Brubeck, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding, and Brian Blade, to Branford Marsalis, Miguel Zenon, and Berklee's own Roy Guzman Quintet. NPR is streaming the group's set, recorded by Berklee engineer Chris Wainwright, right alongside those of the masters.

Listen to the Roy Guzman Quintet at Newport.