61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale Tuesday, May 1

Headliners Include Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisNorah Jones with Brian Blade & Chris Thomas, Jon Batiste with the Dap-Kings, Dianne Reeves, Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Williamsand Many Others

Some Outstanding Musicians From MJF Programs Are Recognised by DownBeat
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Every year, DownBeat Magazine selects the top students and educators in the country for their annual Student Music Awards in their June issue. With the awards now in their 41st year, they wrote that “Motivated students are digesting more information and playing at higher levels than ever before, thanks in large part to the dedicated educators who set them up for success and the schools that provide them with a proper learning environment.

25th Annual Rotary Club Benefit on May 3 Features Monterey Jazz Festival High School All-Star Band and Honor Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Monterey, Calif.; April 18, 2018; The Monterey Jazz Festival’s High School All-Star Band and Honor Vocal Jazz Ensemble, with hand-picked musicians from Monterey County, will perform at the 25th Annual Rotary Concert at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Salinas on Thursday, May 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m.