Jazz festivals have a history of bringing artists both legendary and up-and-coming to wider and international audiences.
The following videos capture performances at a few of the most popular festivals.
Singer Anita O’Day at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958:
Trumpeter, bandleader, and composer Dizzy Gillespie at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1975:
Trombone 8 at the Portland Jazz Festival in 2011: