Friday, October 14, 2016

The Bad Plus & Joshua Redman at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

Saxophonist Joshua Redman joined the Bad Plus on the Jimmy Lyons stage, at the Monterey Jazz Festival, on September 17, 2016. The Bad Plus includes:

Ethan Iverson, piano
Reid Anderson, bass
Dave King, drums

Maceo Parker at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

Maceo Parker headlined a performance by the Ray Charles Orchestra featuring the Raelettes, on September 17, 2016, at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Mixcla + 1 in the Coffee House at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

Mixcla + 1 performed a second show at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival in the Coffee House, on September 17. The multi-national band included:

Cuba: Zahili Gonzales Zamora, piano & vocals
Ecuador: Paul Sanchez, trumpet
Chile: Gerson Lazo-Quiroga, bass
Japan: Takafumi Nikaido, percussion

Davina and the Vagabonds at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

Davina and the Vagabonds performed at the 59th annual Monterey Jazz Festival, on September 16, 2016. The band featured:

Davina Sowers, vocals, piano and ukulele
Zack Lozier, trumpet and vocals
Stephen David Rogness, trombone
Connor Hammergren, drums and vocals
Andrew Foreman, bass

Davina at a post performance CD signing

Monday, September 26, 2016

Quincy Jones Tribute - 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival

The 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival featured an opening night Tribute to Quincy Jones “The A&M Years,” on the Jimmy Lyons stage. The Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra, conducted by John Clayton, featured musical director Christian McBride on bass, with special guests Richard Bona, James Carter, Dave Grusin, Paul Jackson, Jr., Sean Jones, Hubert Laws, GrĂ©goire Maret, Lewis Nash, Alfredoy Rodriguez and Valerie Simpson.