September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017 Monterey Fairground 2000 Fairground Road Monterey, CA 93940
2017 marks the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival.
500 artists performing on 8 stages for 3 nights and 2 days at the Monterey Fairground, 2000 Fairground Road in Monterey, California.
The 7 Grounds Stages (3 outdoor and 4 indoor) of the Monterey Jazz Festival are scattered over the 20-acre Monterey County Fairgrounds. All Grounds Stage performances on Friday Night, Saturday and Sunday are general admission.
2017 Arena Artists
FRIDAY EVENING, 9.15.17
2017 MJF Jazz Legend Award Honoree
Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie at 100
Kenny Barron Trio with special guests
Roy Hargrove, Sean Jones, Pedrito Martinez
2017 MJF Showcase Artist
SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 9.16.17
The Memphis Project
Dee Dee Bridgewater
The Mississippi Blues Child
Global Fusion—South American Style
Celebrating a MJF Legend
A Tribute to Sonny Rollins
Featuring Jimmy Heath, Joe Lovano, Branford Marsalis,
Joshua Redman and Gerald Clayton, Scott Colley & Lewis Nash
From the Broadway hit "Hamilton"
Leslie Odom, Jr.
2017 MJF Commission
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
with special guests
Gerald Clayton Trio
Premiering John Clayton’s Stories of a Groove: Conception, Evolution, Celebration
SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 9.17.17
Black America Again
Celebrating the Thelonious Monk Centennial
John Beasley Presents
Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Paul Contos
John Clayton, Gerald Clayton, Jeff Hamilton