The R.I. Music Educators Association Sr. All-State Jazz Ensemble opened up the sold-out and beautiful Saturday of the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival.

The day wrapped up with a wonderful performance on the Fort Stage by Gregory Porter.

Here’s a look at the moments and memories that we captured on day #2 of the Newport Jazz Festival.

Photos by Jared Powers, follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

The Latest From WUN

Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).