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The Newport Jazz Festival has announced Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis and Diana Krall as its 2020 headliners. The Newport, R.I. festival will return for its 66th edition from Aug. 7-9 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.

Joining the headliners are reggae legend Jimmy Cliff, Japanese composer Hiromi and Angélique Kidjo will perform the Talking Heads' Remain In Light. Pianist Robert Glasper will take up residency across all three days of the festival, while genre-bending indie-jazz artists such as Khruangbin and Cory Wong will perform alongside a whole host of other artists including the Newport Jazz Artistic Director's own A Christian McBride Situation.

Other artists include Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Chris Potter Circuits Trio featuring James Francies and Eric Harland, Joe Lovano featuring Marilyn Crispell & Carmen Castaldi and Nicholas Payton.