Eight Shows Feature Local Talent at Carmel Valley Ranch 6-9pm on Sundays
Monterey, Calif., July 11, 2017; Monterey Jazz Festival, celebrating 60 years of leadership in the arts and jazz education on the Monterey Peninsula, is proud to announce a series of eight dinner music concerts at the Valley Kitchen at Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel on Sunday nights from 6-9pm, beginning July 9 through September 3. Reservations are required. For a full list of upcoming MJF events, click here.
Arranged by Paul Contos, MJF’s Education Director, musical performances will feature students and alumni of the Festival’s Monterey County All-Star student groups, and others, performing programmed material, including 1940s swing, the music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Herbie Hancock and other jazz legends; plus bebop, bossa nova, and samba.
“Our partnership will present a variety of jazz themes in a relaxed and beautiful setting, featuring MJF’s college and university alumni from our education programs,” said Contos. “The ambiance at the Valley Kitchen is both tasteful and chic, as is the music.”
Featured performers will include the Bradley Sisters; The Triple A's (Adam Band, Akili & Ayana Bradley); Brass Knuckles, Anthony Paolini, Blue Clay, and others. The Valley Kitchen at Carmel Valley Ranch is located at 1 Old Ranch Rd, in Carmel, Calif.
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE (all shows are Sundays, 6-9pm)
The Bradley Sisters with Robert Papacica / Playing the music of Cole Porter
The Triple A's (Adam Band, Akili & Ayana Bradley) / Playing the music of George Gershwin
The Triple A's (Adam Band, Akili & Ayana Bradley) / Playing bebop
The Bradley Sisters with Anthony Paolini / Playing bossa nova
The Bradley Sisters with Anthony Paolini / Playing samba
Brass Knuckles / Playing bossa nova
Brass Knuckles / Playing samba
Blue Clay / Playing the music of jazz legends Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Quincy Jones, and others
About Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival celebrates the legacy of jazz, expands its boundaries, and provides opportunities to experience jazz through the creative production of performances and educational programs.
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Monterey Jazz Festival is honored to receive support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Yamaha, Blue Note at Sea, Hep C Hope®, North Coast Brewing Company, NEA Artworks, Inns of Monterey, Scheid Family Wines, Taylor Farms, Macy's, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Montage Health, Integris Wealth Management, City of Monterey, AT&T, Naturipe Berry Growers, Larabar, JAZZIZ, DownBeat, JazzTimes, KSBW/Estrella TV, KAZU, SmoothJazzGlobal.com, and Remo.