Vocalist Nikki Hill performed on the Jimmy Lyons State at the 58th annual Monterey Jazz Festival, on September 19, 2015. Performing with Ms. Hill were Matt Hill, guitar & vocals; Ed Strohsahl, bass & vocals; and Chris Reddan, drums and vocals.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Vocalist Lizz Wright performed in Dizzy's Den at the 58th annual Monterey Jazz Festival, on September 19, 2015. Backing Ms. Wright were: Chris Rosser, guitar; Bobby Sparks, keyboards; Nicholas D'Amato, bass; and Brannen Temple, drums.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Jaco's World: A celebration of the music of Jaco Pastorius was performed on the Jimmy Lyons Stage, at the Monterey Jazz Festival, on September 18, 2015. Conducted by Vince Mendoza, the band included: Wayne Bergeron, Don Fornero, Gary Grant and Michael Stever, trumpets; Ryan Dragon, Alex Iles, Andy Martin and Bill Reichenbach, trombones; Greg Huckins, Bob Mintzer, Adam Schroeder, Bob Sheppard and John Yoakum, woodwinds; Paul Jackson, Jr., guitar; John Beasley, piano & keyboards; Will Lee, Christian McBride & Felix Pastorius, bass; Peter Erskine, drums; Alex Acuna and Manolo Badrena, percussion; and Tierney Sutton and Sonny Knight, vocals.