My wife's anniversary present is a day (with her!!) at the Newport Jazz Fest! The bassists include: . Pat Metheny Unity Band with Chris Potter, Ben Williams & Antonio Sanchez. Ben W is the latest winner of the Monk Competition, I hear . The Bad Plus w/ Reid Anderson & Bill Frisell . Christian McBride & Inside Straight ! . Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas 5: Linda Oh on DB with Lawrence Fields and Joey Baron . 3 Cohens w/ Aaron Goldberg, Matt Penman on DB and Gregory Hutchinson . Dafnis Prieto Sextet w/ Yunior Terry Cabrera on bass Anybody else planning to go? Drop me a line . . . or you can try to spot me in the crowd.