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NIGHT AT THE MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL
IS THE BEGINNING OF 30
HOURS OF MUSIC
ALL WEEKEND LONG, SEPTEMBER 16-18!
The 54th Monterey Jazz Festival
is just FIVE weeks away with an exciting and diverse lineup of
world-class artists on the Jimmy Lyons Stage in the Arena and
on 7 Grounds Stages!
Day Arena Tickets, you can enjoy a reserved seat
in the Arena for the day you select with 7 additional Grounds
Stages of nonstop jazz entertainment!
Only $66 for Friday, which features
all Arena concerts plus all Grounds Stages -- including Arena
performances by Poncho
Sanchez & his Latin Jazz Band featuring Terence Blanchard,
Pizzarelli Quartet with
special guests Jessica Molaskey & Bucky Pizzarelli and Hiromi: The
Trio Project featuring
Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips.
Your Friday ticket also includes Grounds Stage performances
Bona & Raul Midón:
The Duwala Malambo Project, Hiromi: The
Trio Project featuring Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips, Robert
Glasper Trio, Juan-Carlos
Dream Club, Helen
Sung Trio, Carmen
Santos Sextet with special guest Rico Pabón: Filosofia
Telford Collective, Berklee
Flamenco from the Berklee College of Music, and
a screening of the film Cachao:
Only $132 for Saturday or Sunday, which
features all Arena concerts each day plus all 7 Grounds Stages.
Friday night at the Monterey Jazz Festival is just the
first 6 hours of 30 total hours of music all weekend-long!
Artistic Director Tim Jackson selects
his “Top 10” acts
that you shouldn’t miss at the 54th Monterey Jazz Festival!
Friday Night, 9.16 / Coffee House Gallery
Check out this great young New York-based pianist who is quietly making a name
Night, 9.16 / Jimmy Lyons Stage + Saturday Night,
9.17 / Dizzy’s Den
John leads his “First Family of Cool” quartet
augmented with his wife, Jessica Molaskey, and his dad,
TO LIVE FOR featuring
MICHAEL BRECKER hosted by SUSAN BRECKER
Saturday Afternoon, 9.17 / Jazz Theater
Please attend this moving tribute to our friend and saxophone legend Michael
ALLEN & TIMELINE
Saturday Night, 9.17 / Jimmy Lyons Stage
This year’s commission combines music and dance in a tap tribute to Sammy
Saturday Night, 9.17 / Night Club/Bill Berry Stage
Santa Cruz native and Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
alum brings it all back home!
||INDIA.ARIE & IDAN
Sunday Afternoon, 9.18 / Jimmy Lyons
This multi-cultural collaboration spreads the gospel of peace and love home!
DAVIS/GIL EVANS: STILL AHEAD
Music from Miles Ahead, Porgy & Bess and Sketches
Sunday Night, 9.18 / Jimmy Lyons Stage
The music of Miles and Gil brought back to life under the inspired direction
of Vince Mendoza, with Terence Blanchard on trumpet
MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL'S
JAZZ LEGENDS GALA, SEPTEMBER 15TH!
Come celebrate with the Monterey Jazz Festival
as we honor four-time Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter and
Blanchard at the 2011 Jazz Legends Gala!
This exclusive event takes place on Thursday, September
15 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa in
Monterey. The evening includes a cocktail reception, silent auction,
dinner and entertainment featuring the Grammy-winning pianist,
Hiromi, and special guests, Clint and Dina Eastwood. Seating
is limited for this event. To find out more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 831.373.3366 to R.S.V.P. by September 2, 2011.
RV PARKING STILL AVAILABLE ON THE FAIRGROUNDS
FOR THE FESTIVAL!
Create an unforgettable Monterey experience
by staying on the Fairgrounds in your own
RV for the Jazz Festival Weekend, a substantial savings from
staying at a hotel! Three or 4-night stays are available
in a location behind the Arena – close to all the music,
all the food, all the excitement! Spaces have electricity,
water, and sewer available. RVs over 38’ must be self-contained.
Disabled access is available but limited. Please contact
Office by phone at 925.275.9255 to request additional
information and/or a reservation form.
MONTEREY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HONOR BANDS PERFORM AT THE SAN JOSE JAZZ FESTIVAL AND JAZZ ON THE PLAZZ!
see Monterey’s Jazz Education Programs
in action! The Monterey County High School
All-Star Band will perform at the San
Jose Jazz Festival on
Saturday, August 13 at 6:00pm on the Next Gen Stage at the
Tech Museum, and the Monterey County All-Star Band and the
Monterey County High School Vocal Honor Ensemble will also
perform at Jazz
on the Plazz in Los
Gatos on Wednesday, August 17, from 6:30 to 8:30pm! Don’t
miss these Bay Area concerts!
WELCOME TO THE JAZZ
The Monterey Jazz Festival welcomes The
Jazz Cruise as a new sponsor! The Jazz Cruise showcases the
world’s finest jazz musicians while providing guests
with the best live music experience possible. For more
than a decade, the week-long experiential vacation offers passengers
a wealth of opportunities to meet and interact with their favorite
jazz artists while sailing in luxury to picturesque ports of
call in the Caribbean. thejazzcruise.com
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