The audition period for the 2020 Next Generation Jazz Festival has closed.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the Next Generation Jazz Festival 50th anniversary on April 3-5, 2020 in downtown Monterey. This free, three-day festival showcases over 1,300 of the nation’s top student musicians from middle and high school groups of every kind: big bands, combos, and vocal ensembles. The winning ensembles from the competitive divisions are invited back to perform at the annual Monterey Jazz Festival in September.
Becoming a PARTNER with the Next Generation Jazz Festival means you believe in jazz education and supporting the students that perform the music they love. Being a partner helps the Monterey Jazz Festival continue to provide the Next Generation Jazz Festival free-of-charge to the community. We hope you will consider joining us.
If you are interested in becoming a partner, please contact: