Next Generation Jazz Orchestra & California Jazz Conservatory All-Stars
Coventry Grove Amphitheatre
Saturday, July 21, 2018
500 Coventry Rd., Kensington, Calif. 94707
Doors at 6:30
Comfortable seating is provided
Founded in 1971, the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation Jazz Orchestra is one of the country’s premier high school jazz ensembles, comprised of the most gifted high school musicians in the United States. Considered a launching pad for a career in music, former members of the Orchestra include many of contemporary jazz’s biggest names, including pianists Benny Green and Patrice Rushen; saxophonists Joshua Redman, Donny McCaslin and Ted Nash; flutist Elena Ayodele Pinderhughes, and trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire.
Before leaving for their 2018 summer tour of Japan, the Orchestra will perform at the Coventry Grove Amphitheatre in Berkeley, California on Saturday, July 21 with special guests the California Jazz Conservatory All-Stars. Don’t miss this opportunity to see tomorrow’s jazz stars today! Read the biographies of the 2018 NGJO members.
This is an outdoor event – dress warmly!
Chairs are provided
Coventry Grove Amphitheatre is located in a Berkeley Hills residential neighborhood. Please park in legal spaces only, do not block neighbors' driveways, and curb your vehicle wheels.