Community Events & Programs

Community gatherings are hosted by Monterey Jazz Festival Ambassadors throughout the year.

2014 Event Dates

Saturday, March 22
COMMUNITY: Carmel Valley, CA
TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Hacienda is located at 1 Rancho San Carlos Road in Carmel, CA
COST: $250.00 ($120.00 is tax deductible to the full extent of the law.) HOSTED BY: Howard Fisher RSVP at 831.233.3711 or

On Saturday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m. Monterey Jazz Festival and the Santa Lucia Preserve are thrilled to present jazz singer Paula West and her trio in an intimate dinner show in the Great Room of the Hacienda.

This extraordinary evening will begin with wine and hors d'oeuvres and music provided by Monterey Jazz Festival student musicians.

The evening's main program will begin at 6:30 p.m. "Paula West is, quite simply, the finest jazz-cabaret singer around.” –JazzTimes

The cost per person is $250, which includes the reception, dinner, wine pairings, tax, and service. Net proceeds will benefit Monterey Jazz Festival's jazz education programs.

Jackets are recommended for gentlemen.

Details at:

Sunday, March 23
TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 12127 Elysian Ct, Dallas, TX 75230
HOSTED BY: Diane Mitchella RSVP by March 13 to Monterey Jazz Festival, 831.373.3366 ext. 206 or

On Saturday, March 23, you’re invited to enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres with a music performance by the Stefan Karlsson Trio with Ed Soph and Lynn Seaton, faculty from the University of North Texas with guest artist Howard Dietz, 2013 Monterey Jazz Festival education program alumnus for the benefit of the Monterey Jazz Festival Youth Education Programs.

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