Gwen Thompkins http://wrti.org en A Look Back At Jazz Fest, Where Ages Were Made http://wrti.org/post/look-back-jazz-fest-where-ages-were-made Some music festivals are known for certain specific things; others are known for a broad assortment. The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is known for <em>everything</em>. The city's arms are just that wide.<p>Every performer is welcome. This year, singer Patti Smith held a crowd spellbound in the mud just as easily as Billy Joel lifted his audience off dry ground. Jazz stylist Diane Reeves sang a Fleetwood Mac song on the first weekend just as compellingly as Fleetwood Mac sang its own songs the following weekend. Wed, 08 May 2013 18:41:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 5498 at http://wrti.org A Look Back At Jazz Fest, Where Ages Were Made