Monterey Jazz Festival

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Monterey Jazz Festival
50th Golden Celebration Poster (2007)
Genre Jazz, blues, rock
Dates Third weekend in September
Location(s) Monterey, California, United States
Years active 1958—present

The Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF), in Monterey, California, is one of the longest consecutively running jazz festivals. It debuted on October 3, 1958 and was founded by San Francisco jazz radio broadcaster Jimmy Lyons.[1]


The festival is held annually on the 20-acre (8.1 ha), oak-studded Monterey County Fairgrounds, located at 2004 Fairground Road in Monterey, California, USA on the third full weekend in September, beginning on Friday. More than 500 top jazz artists perform on nine stages spread throughout the grounds, with more than 50 concert performances. In addition, the Monterey Jazz Festival features jazz conversations, panel discussions, workshops, exhibitions, clinics, and an international array of food, shopping and festivities spread throughout the 20-acre (81,000 m2) Monterey Fairgrounds.

From 1992-2011, Tim Jackson was general manager and artistic director, and in 2010, Chris Doss became the managing director, and Jackson became the artistic director. In 2014, Colleen Bailey became the managing director. Since 1992, Clint Eastwood has been on MJF's board of directors. Kent and Keith Zimmerman describe the festival as having expanded in recent years: "While jazz radio and major labels cut back on musical choice and commitment, the Monterey Jazz Festival has widened its scope by expanding the parameters of jazz, blues, and rock. . . . Happily, MJF is now as diverse and vibrant as Lyons imagined it ever could be."[2]

In 2006, the festival set an attendance record of more than 40,000, selling out all five major concerts on the main stage arena,[3] and in 2007, more than 40,000 attended the 50th Golden Celebration.[4]

The Monterey Jazz Festival is a nonprofit organization. It has donated its proceeds to musical education since its inception in 1958. The festival's scholarship program started with a $35,000 scholarship fund in 1970. As of 2012, the festival invests over $600,000 annually for jazz education. Every spring, the Monterey Jazz Festival invites student musicians from across the country and around the world to participate in the "Next Generation Festival".[5]

Dave Brubeck was instrumental in getting city approval for the first festival in 1958. The founder and general manager of MJF for 35 years, Jimmy Lyons, brought Brubeck to Monterey to perform for the city council to persuade them to allow the festival to occur. He has performed at the Festival 14 times since then, which includes his appearance at the 2007 / 50th golden anniversary.[6]



Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars, Dizzy Gillespie, Ernestine Anderson w/Gerald Wiggins, Cal Tjader Sextet, John Lewis, Shelly Manne, Art Farmer, Milt Jackson, Gerry Mulligan, Harry James Orchestra, Sonny Rollins, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Buddy DeFranco, Shelly Manne & His Men, Max Roach, Modern Jazz Quartet, Lizzie Miles, Benny Carter, George Coleman, Booker Little, Jimmy Giuffre Three with Bob Brookmeyer and Jim Hall, Monterey Jazz Festival Symphony conducted by Gregory Millar, Jake Stock & the Abolone Stompers, Rudi Salvini Band, Virgil Gonsalves Sextet, Med Flory Band, Mel Lewis-Bill Holman Quintet, Burt Bales & the Dixie All-Stars, Betty Bennett, Brew Moore & Dickie Mills Quintet, Leroy Vinnegar Quartet with Teddy Edwards, Mastersounds with Wes Montgomery, Buddy Montgomery and Monk Montgomery, Ed Zubov Band; Grace Stock, Claude Gilroy Quintet, Mort Sahl, Master of Ceremonies


Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, Master of Ceremonies, Count Basie Orchestra w/Joe Williams, Cal Tjader Quintet, Modern Jazz Quartet, Oscar Peterson Trio with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen, Sarah Vaughan, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Jimmy Witherspoon, Woody Herman & the All Stars w/ Ernestine Anderson, Charlie Byrd & Zoot Sims, Lizzie Miles, "Three Saxes" by Ernie Wilkins with Ornette Coleman, Coleman Hawkins, and Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins & Orchestra, J.J. Johnson & Orchestra, "Symphony for Brass & Percussion" by Gunther Schuller, Buddy Collette, Chris Barber, George Lewis New Orleans Band, Paul Horn, Brass Ensemble performs new works by Werner Heider, Andre Hodier, J.J. Johnson and John Lewis; New works by Benny Golson, J.J. Johnson, John Lewis and Quincy Jones


Duke Ellington Orchestra, Jon Hendricks w/Miriam Makeba, Clarence Horatius "Big" Miller, Odetta, Jimmy Witherspoon, Louis Armstrong All-Stars, John Coltrane Quartet, Modern Jazz Quartet, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Ornette Coleman Quartet, Jimmy Rushing, André Previn Trio, and Helen Humes


Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Dave Brubeck Quartet, John Coltrane Quartet w/Eric Dolphy & Wes Montgomery, Carmen McRae, George Shearing Quintet, Odetta, and Jimmy Rushing


Louis Armstrong All-Stars, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Carmen McRae, Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Stan Getz Quartet, Quincy Jones & the Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra


Carmen McRae, Miles Davis Quintet, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk Quartet, Jon Hendricks, Harry James Orchestra, Jimmy Witherspoon, The Andrews Sisters & the Gospel Song, and Helen Merrill, Joe Sullivan


Duke Ellington Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Miles Davis Quintet w/Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Tony Williams, Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk Quartet, Lou Rawls, Joe Williams, Woody Herman, Art Farmer Quartet, and Big Mama Thornton


Louis Armstrong All-Stars, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet with Mary Stallings, Cal Tjader Quintet, John Handy Quintet, Clark Terry, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Harry James New Swingin' Band w/Buddy Rich, Anita O'Day, Mary Lou Williams, and Ethel Ennis


Duke Ellington Orchestra, Count Basie Orchestra, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Don Ellis Orchestra, Gerry Mulligan, Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Carmen McRae, Big Mama Thornton, Jefferson Airplane, Jimmy Rushing, Muddy Waters Band, Randy Weston, and Charles Lloyd


10th Anniversary headliners T-Bone Walker, B. B. King, Richie Havens, the Clara Ward Singers, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Modern Jazz Quartet, Ornette Coleman Quartet, Carmen McRae, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Richie Havens, and Big Brother & The Holding Company w/Janis Joplin


Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Count Basie Orchestra, Oscar Peterson Trio, Modern Jazz Quartet, Cal Tjader Quintet, Mel Tormé, B. B. King, Muddy Waters, Billy Eckstine, Big Mama Thornton, and George Duke Trio w/Third Wave


Miles Davis Quintet w/Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland & Jack DeJohnette, Thelonious Monk Quartet, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Roberta Flack & Her Trio, Sly and the Family Stone, and Buddy Rich Band


Duke Ellington, Modern Jazz Quartet, Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Joe Williams, Johnny Otis Show w/Little Esther Phillips and Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Woody Herman Orchestra, Buddy Rich Orchestra, Ivory Joe Hunter, Sonny Stitt & Gene Ammons

"Clint Eastwood filmed part of his "Play Misty for Me" movie at the festival in 1970, and used a lot of jazz in the film".


Dave Brubeck Quartet, Oscar Peterson Trio, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, Erroll Garner, Jimmy Witherspoon & Friends, John Handy, and Mary Lou Williams


Modern Jazz Quartet, John Hendricks, Jimmy Witherspoon, Cal Tjader Quintet, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins Quartet, Joe Williams, Herbie Hancock Septet, Quincy Jones Orchestra, Mary Lou Williams Trio, Roberta Flack


Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Carmen McRae, Bo Diddley, Mel Lewis-Thad Jones Orchestra, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Pointer Sisters, Buddy Rich, Clark Terry, Jon Hendricks, Milt Jackson, and Max Roach


Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Cal Tjader, Jon Hendricks, Mongo Santamaría, Clark Terry, Bo Diddley, Anita O'Day, Big Joe Turner, James Cotton Blues Band, and Jerome Richardson


Dizzy Gillespie Quartet w/Cal Tjader, Etta James, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Betty Carter, Blood, Sweat & Tears, and Sunnyland Slim, "Piano Playhouse" with Bill Evans, John Lewis, Marian McPartland and Patrice Rushen, The Meters, Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band


Dizzy Gillespie, John Faddis, Clark Terry, Cal Tjader Quintet, Paul Desmond Quartet, Jimmy Witherspoon, Bill Berry Big Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Band, Helen Humes, Heath Brothers, Eje Thelin Quartet, Gerald Wilson, Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band. Also: Matrix.[7][8][9][10]


20th Anniversary headliners Cal Tjader, Joe Williams, Benny Carter, George Duke, Tito Puente Orchestra, Horace Silver Quintet, Gerald Wilson, and The Neville Brothers, Queen Ida, Betty Carter, Count Basie Orchestra, John Lewis & Hank Jones, Also: Matrix.[7][10]


Dizzy Gillespie, Albert Collins, Kenny Burrell, The Hi-Lo's, Billy Cobham, Bob Dorough, Dexter Gordon Quartet, and Ruth BrownTony Cook


Dizzy Gillespie, Diane Schuur, Joe Williams, Aaron Neville, Sonny Stitt, Richie Cole, Flora Purim, Red Mitchell, Scott Hamilton, Earl King, Stan Getz Quintet, Helen Humes, Woody Herman, The Buddy Rich Band, Woody Shaw Quintet, and James Booker


Sarah Vaughan, Cal Tjader Quartet, Freddie Hubbard Quintet, Manhattan Transfer, Big Joe Turner, and Dave Brubeck Quartet


Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan, Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Band, Tania Maria, Tito Puente & Latin Percussion Sextet w/Poncho Sanchez, and Cal Tjader


25th Silver Anniversary headliners Carmen McRae, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Dizzy Gillespie Quartet, Ernestine Anderson, Tito Puente Latin Jazz Big Band, Poncho Sanchez & His Jazz Band, Gerald Wilson & the Orchestra, Mel Lewis Orchestra, Joe Williams, Woody Herman & Ira Sullivan Quintet, and Etta James Band


Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Tania Maria, Wynton Marsalis Quintet, Mel Tormé, Bobby McFerrin, Bo Diddley, Irma Thomas, and Bobby Hutcherson Percussion Ensemble, Jon Faddis Band, and the Buddy Rich Band


Ernestine Anderson, Etta James, Tito Puente w/Dianne Reeves, Clark Terry, James Moody, Bobby McFerrin, Benny Carter, Richie Cole, Al Cohn, and Shelly Mann Trio


Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Clark Terry, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Woody Herman & the Thudering Herd, Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Band, Modern Jazz Quartet, and the Gerald Wilson Orchestra


Tito Puente Latin Jazz Big Band, Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet, Dianne Reeves, George Shearing, Bobby McFerrin, Rare Silk, Sue Raney, Etta James, John Lee Hooker & the Coast to Coast Blues Band, and Linda Hopkins


30th Anniversary headliners Ray Charles, B.B. King, Etta James, Stéphane Grappelli, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, Modern Jazz Quartet, and Woody Herman Band


Joe Williams, Dianne Reeves, Diane Schuur, Carla Thomas, Mongo Santamaría, Benny Carter, Clark Terry, Richie Cole, Queen Ida & the Bon Temps Zydeco Band


Freddie Hubbard Quintet w/Bobby Hutcherson, Dizzy Gillespie, Kitty Margolis, Herbie Mann & Jasil Brazz, Madeline Eastman, Tania Maria, Etta James & the Root Band, Jimmy McCracklin


Dianne Reeves, Joe Williams, Oscar Peterson, Ernestine Anderson, Rebecca Parris, Etta James, Kitty Margolis, Michel Petrucciani Group, Spyro Gyra, Stan Getz Sextet, Stanley Turrentine Quintet, and the Gerald Wilson Orchestra


Count Basie Orchestra, Phil Woods Quintet, Modern Jazz Quintet, Diane Schuur, Chick Corea, Charles Brown, Ruth Brown, Jon Hendricks & Company, Carol Sloane, and Jimmy McCracklin & the Linettes


Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Kenny Burrell, Ron Carter, George Duke, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Betty Carter, Kitty Margolis, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Modern Jazz Quartet, Yellowjackets, Roy Hargrove Quintet, George Duke


Dianne Reeves, Clark Terry, Nat Adderley, Ron Carter, Joe Williams, Rubén Blades, Madeline Eastman, McCoy Tyner Big Band w/Bobby Hutcherson, Charles Lloyd Quartet


Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman & Prime Time, Max Roach & M'Boom, Shirley Horn Trio, Grover Washington, Jr., Etta James & the Roots Band, Nnenna Freelon, Terence Blanchard Quartet w/Jeanie Bryson, and Kyle Eastwood Quartet (Clint Eastwood's son)


Bobby McFerrin, Madeline Eastman, Chick Corea Akoustic Quartet, Stephane Grappelli, Lee Ritenour/Dave Grusin All-Stars, Gene Harris Band, Rebecca Parris, Staple Singers, Charlie Hunter Trio, Lou Donaldson Quartet, Mary Stallings


George Benson, Herbie Hancock Quartet w/Joshua Redman, Roy Hargrove & Chucho Valdés, Faye Carol w/Kito Gamble Trio, Irma Thomas, Jessica Williams Trio, and Kyle Eastwood.


Diana Krall Trio, Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Sonny Rollins, David Sanborn Group, Myra Melford Trio, Otis Rush, Arturo Sandoval, Koko Taylor & Her Blues Machine, and Charlie Hunter Quartet.


Dee Dee Bridgewater w/MJF High School All-Star Big Band, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Elvin Jones Jazz Machine, Bobby Hutcherson Quartet, Tower of Power, and Al Jarreau


Diana Krall, Terence Blanchard Sextet, Kyle Eastwood, Chris Potter, Joshua Redman, Lew Tabackin, Russell Malone, Clark Terry, Regina Carter, Kenny Barron, Ray Drummond, Ben Riley, The Manhattan Transfer, Ruth Brown, and Bobby "Blue" Bland


Wayne Shorter Group, Pat Metheny Trio, Dianne Reeves, Mimi Fox Trio, Richard Bona, Rubén Blades, featuring Editus, Lou RawlsLes McCann Reunion, and Michael McDonald


Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Taj Mahal, Jimmy Smith, Roberta Gambarini, Jane Monheit, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, McCoy Tyner Trio, Dave Holland Big Band, Regina Carter, and Deborah Coleman


Nancy Wilson & Ramsey Lewis, Etta James & the Root Band, Marcia Ball, Paula West, Big Time Sarah, Dave Brubeck & Sons, and Lizz Wright


Nnenna Freelon, Herbie Hancock Quartet w/Bobby Hutcherson, The Crusaders, and Mary Stallings


Terence Blanchard Sextet, Bobby McFerrin, Take 6, Regina Carter Quintet, Marian McPartland Trio w/Lynne Arriale, Chaka Khan, Buddy Guy, and Bettye LaVette


Tony Bennett, Sonny Rollins, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Mavis Staples, Kyle Eastwood, Larry Carlton & the Sapphire Blues Band w/special guest Ledisi, John Scofield, Banyan and New Orleans Jazz Vipers


Oscar Peterson Trio w/Hank Jones & Clint Eastwood, Dianne Reeves, The Yellowjackets, Oscar Peterson, Bonnie Raitt, Hank Jones, the Charles Lloyd Quartet, Dave Brubeck, McCoy Tyner with Bobby Hutcherson, Roy Hargrove, Robert Lowery, Virgil Thrasher, Hank Jones with vocalist Roberta Gambarini, youthful piano phenom Eldar Djangirov, Ben Monder's Trio, and Tierney Sutton with her all star trio, anchored by pianist Christian Jacob, and more


50th Golden Celebration, presented Diana Krall, Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman, Dave Brubeck w/Jim Hall, Gerald Wilson, Ernestine Anderson, John McLaughlin, Dave Holland, Kenny Burrell Quartet, Otis Taylor Band w/Cassie Taylor, Rashied Ali Quintet, Issac Delgado, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Los Lobos, James Moody, Vinnie Esparza, Sean Jones, Christian Scott, Cyrus Chestnut, and Terence Blanchard Quintet with Kendrick Scott

Building on the exciting and unprecedented legacy of fifty years of historic jazz presentation, the Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary Band will tour on 54-date, 10-week tour of the United States from January 8, 2008 to March 16, 2008. The band features jazz singer Nnenna Freelon, with trumpeter Terence Blanchard, pianist Benny Green, saxophonist James Moody, bassist Derrick Hodge and drummer Kendrick Scott.[11]


Nancy Wilson, Herbie Hancock, Cassandra Wilson, Terence Blanchard, Tom Scott, Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra, Christian McBride Quintet, Kyle Eastwood, Joshua Redman Trio, The Derek Trucks Band, Maceo Parker, Ledisi, Jamie Cullum, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Kurt Elling, Trio M with Myra Melford, Mark Dresser & Matt Wilson, Tuck & Patti, Barbara Dennerlein Trio


Dee Dee Bridgewater, Wynton Marsalis, Hank Jones (did not appear due to health concerns), Pete Seeger, Susan Tedeschi, Conrad Herwig, Randy Brecker, Vijay Iyer, Dave Brubeck, John Patitucci, Brian Blade, George Duke, Jason Moran, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Russell Malone, Esperanza Spalding, Soulive w/John Scofield, and Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White and more.


Vocalist Dianne Reeves will be the Artist-In-Residence for MJF/53 in 2010. Harry Connick, Jr., Ahmad Jamal, Chick Corea Freedom Band (with Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride, and our 2010 Showcase Artist, Roy Haynes), Angelique Kidjo, Roy Hargrove, Billy Childs, Delbert McClinton, Nellie McKay, Les McCann, and Les Nubians


Saxophonist Joshua Redman will be the Artist-In-Residence for MJF/54 in 2011. Poncho Sanchez Band with special guest Terence Blanchard, Huey Lewis & The News, Eldar, Herbie Hancock, Geri Allen & Timeline, India.Arie & Idan Raichel, Sonny Rollins, Tia Fuller, Beat Maestro Young Harper


Esperanza Spalding, Pat Metheny, Christian McBride, Trombone Shorty, and Dee Dee Bridgewater


Diana Krall, George Benson, Mary Stallings, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Bobby McFerrin, David Sanborn, Wayne Shorter, Omara Portuondo, and Gregory Porter


Herbie Hancock,Robert Glasper Experiment with special guest Jason Moran, Cecile McLorin Salvant, The Roots, Billy Childs with special guests Shawn Colvin, Lisa Fischer and Becca Stevens; Aaron Diehl Quartet; Gary Clark Jr., Booker T. Jones, Davina & The Vagabonds, Michael Feinstein with special guests Russell Malone & Harry Allen and the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, Charles Lloyd Quartet with Jason Moran, Rueben Rogers & Eric Harland, Marcus Miller, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, Sangam with Charles Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland; Red Baraat, Christian McBride Trio; Claudia Villela & Harvey Wainapel, Sarah McKenzie Quartet, Melissa Aldana Crash Trio, SambaDa, Harold Mabern, Billy Childs Quartet; Charles Lloyd & Gerald Clayton Duo, The Philadelphia Experiment with Christian McBride, ?uestlove, Uri Caine and special guest Booker T. Jones; Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Band with Ambrose Akinmusire, Kendrick Scott, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge & Lionel Loueke; Becca Stevens, John Hanrahan Quartet, Aaron Diehl Quartet, Eric Harland Voyager, Habaneros, Commanders Jazz Ensemble, Pete Escovedo Orchestra with Peter Michael & Juan Escovedo; Jason Moran Fats Waller Dance Party, Ana Popovic, Donald Brown, Conversation about Mulgrew Miller & James Williams; Conversation about Blue Note Records; Sourmash Hug Band; Tony Monaco, Pamela Rose & Wayne De La Cruz; Daniel Rosenboom Quintet; Conversation with Michael Feinstein, DownBeat Blindfold Test; Delfeayo Marsalis & Ellis Marsalis, Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet, Top bands from the Next Generation Jazz Festival, Harold Lopez-Nussa, Ben Flocks Quartet, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band; Youn Sun Nah & Ulf Wakenius, Geoffrey Keezer Trio, Bari Koral, Minor Thirds Trio, more.


Geri Allen presents the Erroll Garner Project: Concert by the Sea featuring Geri Allen, Jason Moran, Christian Sands, Russell Malone, Darek Oles, and Victor Lewis; Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride & Brian Blade; Jaco's World: A Tribute to Jaco Pastorius, conducted by Vince Mendoza, featuring Will Lee, Christian McBride, Felix Pastorius, Peter Erskine, Tierney Sutton, Sonny Knight, Bob Mintzer, Alex Acuña, and others; Nikki Hill, Lucky Peterson; Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet +5; Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour with Raul Midón, Ravi Coltrane, Nicholas Payton, Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders, and Justin Brown; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Next Generation Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Snarky Puppy, Pete Escovedo Orchestra with Sheila E.; Chick Corea & Béla Fleck; Dianne Reeves, Chris Botti, Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Musette Explosion, The Brothers Comatose, Kurt Rosenwinkel New Quartet; Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective, Dennis Murphy Band, Cyrille Aimée; Theo Croker and DVRKFUNK; Monty Alexander Trio with John Clayton and Jeff Hamilton, James Francies; Sonny Knight & The Lakers, Etienne Charles, Kneebody Conversation: Erroll Garner Jazz Project; DownBeat Blindfold Test with Pete Escovedo and Sheila E. hosted by Dan Ouellette; Crossing Borders featuring Jennifer Scott & Kristen Strom, Wasabi; Lizz Wright, Ernesto Oviedo with the John Santos Sextet, SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra; United States Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band; Dann Zinn with Peter Erskine and Chris Robinson; Allan Harris, David Gilmore & Energies of Change, Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet, Percussion Discussion with Peter Erskine and Jeff Hamilton, Conversation: A Love Supreme with Ravi Coltrane and Rudresh Mahanthappa hosted by Ashley Kahn; Michael O'Neill and Kenny Washington; Walter Blanding Sextet; Carlos Henriquez: The Deal Maker; Jazz at Lincoln Center Jam Session; University of Miami Frost School of Music "Extensions"; Central Washington University Big Band; Jones Family Singers; Kyle Eastwood; Duchess; Justin Kauflin Quartet, Berkeley High School Combo A; Monterey County High School Honor Vocal Jazz Ensemble; Folsom High School Jazz Choir; Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Jazz Choir; Folsom High School Big Band; Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Jazz Band; Northgate High School Jazz Band; Monterey County High School All-Star Band; Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Bird Calls; Remembering Clark Terry with Justin Kauflin; American Music Program Pacific Crest Combo; University of the Pacific Combo; Film: Jaco, Film: Keep On Keepin’ On



  • Minor, William. Monterey Jazz Festival: Forty Legendary Years (October 1997), Angel City Press - ISBN 1-883318-40-8
  • Zimmerman, Keith and Kent. The Art of Jazz: Monterey Jazz Festival/50 Years (July 2007), Angel City Press - ISBN 0-9794037-0-7

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