Monterey Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Monterey, California USA
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Monterey Jazz Festival
P. O. Box JAZZ
Monterey, California 93942 USA

Festival Description

The Festival features 500 artists, 90 performances on 8 stages and more, for 30 hours of live music over two days and three nights, accompanied by an array of international cuisine, shopping, art exhibits, educational events, seminars and conversations with iconic and emerging jazz artists on the oak-studded 20-acres of the Monterey County Fairgrounds.

Festival Dates September 20 - 22, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Diana Krall
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet
  • Bobby McFerrin
  • Bob James & David Sanborn featuring Steve Gadd & James Genus
  • Dave Holland’s PRISM featuring Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn & Eric Harland
  • Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet
  • Sound Prints
  • George Benson
  • The Relatives
  • Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club
  • Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • Gregory Porter
  • and many more…
Featured artists 2013:
  • The GRAMMY-winning saxophonist, Joe Lovano, will serve as the Festival’s 2013 Artist-In-Residence, and will perform with Us Five; with Dave Douglas in Sound Prints, playing music inspired and commissioned from Wayne Shorter; and as a soloist with the Festival’s all-star student band, the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra.


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