Single Day Arena and Single Day Grounds Tickets On Sale July 8, 2013 for 56th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival

Single Day Arena and Single Day Grounds Tickets
On Sale July 8
, 2013 for
the 56th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival

Arena Artists Include Diana Krall, Wayne Shorter, Bobby McFerrin, Bob James & David Sanborn, George Benson, Dave Holland’s PRISM, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas: Sound Prints; Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Gregory Porter

Single Day Premier Club Passes Also On Sale,
Provides VIP Experience

July 8, 2013; Monterey, CA; Single Day Arena Tickets, Single Day Grounds Tickets and Single Day Premier Club Passes for the Monterey Jazz Festival, September 20-22, go on sale Monday, July 8 at 9 a.m. PST.

Friday’s Single Day Arena Tickets are $66 and include three Arena performances and 14 additional Grounds performances and activities on seven stages. Saturday or Sundays Single Day Arena Tickets are $132 and include five Arena performances and more than 30 additional shows and activities on seven stages each day.

Single Day Grounds Tickets are $40 for Friday and $50 Saturday or Sunday and include access to all Grounds shows and activities on seven stages each day, including Simulcasts of Arena shows in the Jazz Theater Presented by Alaska Airlines.

Single Day Premier Club Passes are $65 for Friday and $100 for Saturday or Sunday. Premier Club Passes include a furnished setting offering closed-circuit Arena simulcasts, visits by Festival artists, a no-host bar, complimentary buffet meal and non-alcoholic beverages, live music, private restrooms, and a Festival Souvenir Magazine. The Premier Club will feature a Motema Music 10th Anniversary Celebration reception, Friday, September 20 from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Saturday, September 21 includes a Motema Music Artist Meet & Greet. Purchase of an Arena or Grounds Ticket is required to purchase a Premier Club pass. A Premier Club Pass does not allow entry to the Monterey Jazz Festival. Premier Club Passes are nontransferable.

Performing in the Arena on Friday, September 20 is Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, and Gregory Porter.

Performing in the Arena on Saturday, September 21 is Bobby McFerrin, Dave Holland’s PRISM featuring Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn & Eric Harland; Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints; George Benson; and The Relatives.

Performing in the Arena on Sunday, September 22 is Diana Krall in her only Northern California appearance; Wayne Shorter Quartet; Bob James & David Sanborn Featuring Steve Gadd & James Genus; Next Generation Jazz Orchestra directed by Paul Contos with Joe Lovano; and the Folsom High School Jazz Band I.

All Single Day Arena and Grounds Tickets and Premier Access Passes may be purchased by phone at 888.248.6499 and on the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Web site, www.montereyjazzfestival.org.

Also on sale now are Arena Package Tickets, offering a reserved seat to all 13 concerts on the Arena/Jimmy Lyons Stage (renewable annually), and access to 85 different shows and activities on seven Grounds Stages, starting at $225. Full Weekend Grounds Tickets are also on sale, for $125. Full Weekend Premier Club Passes are also available for $265.

Artist Listing for the 56th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival

ARENA ARTISTS ● Friday, September 20
Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club featuring Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa; Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra; Gregory Porter

ARENA ARTISTS ● Saturday, September 21
Bobby McFerrin; Dave Holland’s PRISM featuring Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn & Eric Harland; Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints; George Benson; The Relatives

ARENA ARTISTS ● Sunday, September 22
Diana Krall; Wayne Shorter Quartet; Bob James & David Sanborn Featuring Steve Gadd & James Genus; Next Generation Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano; Folsom High School Jazz Band I

GROUNDS ARTISTS ● Friday, September 20
Dizzy’s Den: Gregory Porter; Snarky Puppy
Night Club: Joe Lovano Us Five; Carmen Lundy; Dave Douglas Quintet
Garden Stage: 7 Come 11; Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors with Joe Lovano; Roberto Fonseca
Coffee House: Uri Caine Trio (3 sets)

GROUNDS ARTISTS ● Saturday, September 21
Dizzy’s Den: Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints; Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola; Ravi Coltrane Quartet; DownBeat Blindfold Test hosted by Dan Ouellette; Panel Discussion: Dave Brubeck–Hip as a Pair of Horn-Rimmed Glasses
Night Club: Brubeck Brothers Quartet; Mary Stallings; Craig Taborn; Claire Daly; Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet; Mt. San Antonio College "Singcopation"; SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra
Garden Stage: The Relatives; Big Sam's Funky Nation; California Honeydrops; Marc Cary Focus Trio, Kentyah presents: M1, Brian Jackson & The New Midnight Band
Coffee House Gallery: Orrin Evans Trio (3 sets); Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors; Prez Kids (2 sets)
West Lawn: North Pacific String Band (2 sets)

GROUNDS ARTISTS ● Sunday, September 22
Dizzy’s Den: Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio; Anthony Wilson Trio with Larry Goldings & Jim Keltner; Conversation with Jim Keltner;
NEA Jazz Master Panel with Lou Donaldson & Bubby Hutcherson; Conversation with Jim Keltner & Steve Gadd
Night Club: Bobby Hutcherson Quartet; Lou Donaldson Quartet; Berkeley High School Combo A; Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Lab Singers; Folsom High School Jazz Choir I; Rio Americano High School "AM"; Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Jazz Ensemble; Monterey County High School Honor Vocal Jazz Ensemble and High School All-Star Band
Garden Stage: Paul Contos Quartet; Davina & the Vagabonds; Tammy Hall Quartet; Along Came Betty; USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra
Coffee House Gallery: Phronesis (2 sets); Fantastic Planet; Family Day with Peter Alsop (2 sets)
West Lawn: John Brothers Piano Company Quintet (2 sets)

ALL WEEKEND
Jazz on Film: Round Midnight (Saturday) and Sonny Rollins: Between the Notes (Sunday); Judy Roberts on the Yamaha AvantGrand with Greg Fishman on saxophone; Arena Simulcasts in the Jazz Theater Presented by Alaska Airlines; Coffee House Gallery Exhibit: Brubeck at Monterey: Six Decades of Excellence

Artists and schedule subject to change.

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For more information and interview opportunities please contact:

Timothy Orr, Marketing Associate
Monterey Jazz Festival
Direct Line: 510.652.1122
Monterey Office: 831.373.3366
timorr@montereyjazzfestival.org
www.montereyjazzfestival.org

Monterey Jazz Festival Partners:
Alaska Airlines, North Coast Brewing, Scheid Vineyards,Yamaha, Inns of Monterey
The Jazz Cruise/The Smooth Jazz Cruise
, Macy’s, Motema, Hyatt Regency, Amoeba Music
KUSP 88
.9FM, Downbeat, Jazziz, JazzTimes,Gallien-Krueger
Remo
, Zildjian, Big Sur Land Trust, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey-Salinas Transit

Monterey Jazz Festival also receives support for its Jazz Education Programs from Arts Council for Monterey County, AT&T Foundation, Community Foundation of Monterey County, DAddario Music Foundation, Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Fund, Harden Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Monterey Peninsula Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Pebble Beach Company Foundation, Quest Foundation, Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation, Rotary International, Upjohn California Fund, Union Bank Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, and generous individual contributors.

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