46th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Highlights

46th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival

  • International stars of jazz Michel Camilo, John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, Eddie Palmieri, Omar Sosa, John Stetch, Makoto Ozone, Iks, bring “Global Perspectives” to Monterey

  • Clint Eastwood premieres new film, “Piano Blues”, featuring Jay McShann; McShann performs Sunday

  • Neo Soul-Funk artists Soulive and Metalwood showcase “New Grooves”

  • “New Orleans in Monterey” features Neville Brothers, Buckwheat Zydeco and Preservation Hall Jazz Band

  • Reunion of The Crusaders featuring Randy Crawford

  • Vocalists Nnenna Freelon, Carla Cook, Mary Stallings, Dena DeRose featured throughout weekend

  • Young piano stars Peter Cincotti, Jason Moran, Jacky Terrasson to make Monterey Jazz Festival debuts

  • Tribute to Bay Area guitarists Eddie Duran, Bruce Forman, Calvin Keys

  • Ralph Towner premieres “Monterey Suite”, (commissioned by MJF) and performs throughout weekend as “Showcase Artist/Monterey”

  • Four Brothers (Jon Hendricks, Kurt Elling, Kevin Mahogany, Mark Murphy) perform and take part in Downbeat “Blindfold Test”

  • Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and Gary Burton perform throughout weekend as Artists-in-Residence

  • Over 500 top name jazz artists on 7 stages for 3 days and 3 nights

  • 46th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival presented by MCI September 19 – 21, Monterey Fairgrounds

  • Grounds Tickets from $25 may be purchased online (montereyjazzfestival.org) and by phone (925) 275-9255

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