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November 22, 2011

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SAVE 25% ON ALL MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE, NOVEMBER 22 - 30!

The 54th Monterey Jazz Festival may be over, but you can now get great holiday deals on our 2011 gear, online at the Monterey Jazz Festival store!


From November 22 -  30, you’ll save 25% on all Monterey Jazz Festival shirts, posters, mugs, bags, and much more! Just use the code MJFHOLIDAY11 in the coupon code box during the checkout process! Free shipping on all orders over $100! This offer expires at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30. Give the gift of jazz for the holidays!

THE FUTURE OF JAZZ COMES TO MONTEREY THIS SPRING!

Come celebrate the future of jazz at our 8th Annual Next Generation Festival, March 30 – April 1, 2012 in downtown Monterey. Entries are now being accepted for our Next Generation Festival Jazz Competition, with top groups playing at the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival.

Categories include Middle School, High School, and College Big Bands; High School and College Vocal Ensembles; High School Combos; Conglomerate Big Bands; and Open Combos, open to any combination of College and/or Conglomerate High School ensembles. High School composers can enter our Composition Competition, with the winning piece to be premiered at the Festival. And all student musicians are invited to audition for our Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, performing on a summer tour of Japan, and at the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival.

Click here for more information and to download applications for the Next Generation Jazz Festival.

THE 55TH ANNUAL MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL!

Mark your calendar now for the 55th Monterey Jazz Festival, September 21 - 23, 2012, featuring our 2012 Artist-In-Residence, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, 2012 Commission Artist, guitarist Bill Frisell, and the soon-to-be-announced 2012 Showcase Artist! Tickets go on sale in March, 2012! Sign up to receive a MJF/55 Brochure in the mail here!



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