Professional woodcarver, Mary May, shows the step-by-step process of how to carve the concave Newport style shell. This shell is based on the style of the Goddard and Townsend furnituremakers of Newport, RI back in the 18th century.
This instructional woodcarving DVD shows the step by step instruction of how to carve a convex Newport style shell. With the DVD is a matching plaster casting of the same style that is shown in the DVD. This is very valuable in viewing when you are carving the shell so you can see the details, depth, etc.
"John Townsend: Newport Cabinetmaker" is a landmark presentation of a supreme cabinetmaker. It presents a catalogue of the documented oeuvre of John Townsend (1733–1809), the great Newport cabinetmaker, and describes the community of skilled makers in which he worked. …
1961 Newport Set album by John Coltrane was released May 15, 2012 on the Solar label. EU-only release containing John Coltrane's never before released 1961 performance at the Newport Jazz Festival. 1961 Newport Set songs At the time, his group consisted of a quintet with Trane as the only horn, plus piano, two basses, and drums. 1961 Newport Set album As a bonus, we have added another complete performance from the same year, recorded in Helsinki, Finland, during the tour on which Eric Dolphy joined the group. This is the first time this set is presented in the correct pitch. 1961 Newport Set CD music Includes 8-page booklet.
This film by Murray Lerner is a cinematic synthesis of four Newport Folk Festivals in which the art of folk music is pictured in transition during its most crucial years. Performers include Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Georgia Sea Singers, Peter, Paul, & Mary, Son House, Mississippi John Hurt, Donovan, Judy Collins, Pete Seeger, Ed Young Fife & Drum Corps, Jim Kweskin & the Jug Band with Mel Lyman, Sacred Harp Singers, Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, Tex Logan & The Lilly Brothers, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Odetta, Fred McDowell, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Swan Silvertones, STaple Singers, Freedom Singers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Howling Wolf.