in the Arena is a Hot Afternoon and a Cool Night!
RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND
Saturday Afternoon, 9.22 / Jimmy Lyons Stage
The “Sacred Steel” of
Robert Randolph will make you believe! Funk, soul,
blues and Gospel are only the beginning of the ride
in this auspicious debut of a major new artist!
SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE*
Saturday Afternoon, 9.22 / Jimmy
In 2010, Trombone Shorty
made a once-in-a-lifetime legendary debut at
Monterey. Prepare to be blown away when the
jazz ambassador to the world brings New Orleans’s
6th Ward to Monterey once again!
BILL FRISELL'S BIG SUR QUINTET: The
Music of Glen Deven Ranch*
Saturday Night, 9.22 / Jimmy Lyons
Guitarist and 2012 Commission Artist Bill Frisell’s
new piece is inspired by the grandeur of Glen
Deven Ranch in Big Sur! Combining Bill’s
858 Quartet and Beautiful Dreamers Trio, the
quintet features Eyvind Kang, Jenny Scheinman,
Hank Roberts and Rudy Royston.
DEJOHNETTE SPECIAL TRIO*
METHENY & CHRISTIAN
Saturday Night, 9.22 / Jimmy Lyons Stage
Three generations of incredible musicians
ignite the stage! Pat is one of the most
influential guitarists in jazz; Jack is hands-down
one of the greatest drummers—period—and
Christian is a legendary presence in multiple
genres of music. All three of them together?
Saturday Night, 9.22 / Jimmy Lyons
NEA Jazz Master left his heart in Monterey in
2005. Now he’s
back, at the top of his game, and at the top
of the Billboard Charts–again! Please welcome
17-time Grammy Winner Tony Bennett back to the
Jimmy Lyons Stage for a powerful performance.
Exclusive Arena Performance!
Grounds Stages = 31 Shows & Activities on Saturday!
Tickets include performances on 7 stages, plus simulcasts
of all Arena concerts! Grounds Shows include: Monterey
Jazz Festival on Tour: 55th Anniversary
Celebration with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian
Akinmusire, Chris Potter, Benny Green,
Lewis Nash; Bill
Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers; Tierney
Sutton Band; Robert
Randolph & the Family Band; Tribute
to Cal Tjader / Directed by Michael Wolff with
Warren Wolf, Pete Escovedo, John Santos, Michael Wolff,
Robb Fisher, Vince Lateano; Gerald
Clayton Trio; Antonio
Sanchez & Migration; Ben
Williams & Sound Effect; Christian
Blues Broads with Angela Strehli, Tracy Nelson, Dorothy
Morrison, Annie Sampson with special guest Deanna Bogart; Catherine
Shelton Quartet; Ali
Ryerson & Mimi Fox Duo; Encounter; Bleu; Berklee-Monterey
Sextet 2012; Annual
DownBeat Blindfold Test with Gerald Clayton; Trane
at 86: The Enduring Sound and Timeless Spirit: A Conversation
with A.B. Spellman and Chris Potter; Conversation:
Reflections on The Real Ambassadors;
Jazz on Film: Jazz
on a Summer’s Day; Judy
Roberts on the Yamaha AvantGrand with Greg Fishman on
saxophone; Coffee House Gallery Exhibit: Remembering
The Real Ambassadors: Brubeck and Armstrong Speak Out
on Civil Rights at Monterey
Family Discount Package!
Discount Package includes two Adult and
two Youth (Ages 2 - 18) Grounds Stage Tickets to
the 2012 Monterey Jazz Festival! Families have access
to seven general admission Grounds Stages
and all Grounds activities. Grounds Stage
Tickets include access to the Jazz Theater
Presented by Alaska Airlines, featuring
simulcasts of all five Arena concerts. Children under
the age of two are free!
Tickets Still Available for the 2012 Jazz Legends Gala, Honoring Jack DeJohnette, September 20!
Annual Jazz Legends Gala will honor legendary
jazz drummer, composer, and 2012 NEA Jazz Master, Jack
DeJohnette, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey
Hotel & Spa in Monterey on September 20, 2012.
The evening includes a cocktail reception, gourmet
dinner, silent auction and entertainment from Monterey
Jazz Festival's Artist-In-Residence, Ambrose
Akinmusire and his Quintet. Hosting the
Jazz Legends Gala is Monterey Jazz Festival Board
Director, Clint Eastwood and his
wife Dina. Tickets are still available! Don’t
miss this exclusive event!
To find out more information about the Gala, visit montereyjazzfestival.org.
RSVP by September 3 by calling 831.373.3366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JazzTimes Now Available on iPad or iPhone!
JazzTimes – “America’s
Jazz Magazine” – is now available on your
iPad or iPhone through the Apple’s newsstand! You
can buy the current issue, a back issue or even subscribe
to have it delivered to your device every month. The
current issue spotlights women in jazz with features
on Anat Cohen, Cassandra Wilson, Jenny Scheinman, Carmen
Lundy and more.
here to learn more.