Monterey Jazz Festival

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Monterey Fairground
2000 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940
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2018 marks the 61st 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. Arena concerts are extra.

2018 Arena Artists
FRIDAY EVENING, 9.21.18
United We Swing

Spaces by Wynton Marsalis
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Featuring dancers Lil Buck and Jared Grimes

2018 MJF Jazz Legend Award Honoree & Showcase Artist
Dianne Reeves

2018 MJF Artists-in-Residence
Tia Fuller & Ingrid Jensen Present
A Tribute to Geri Allen
The Fierce Nurturer: Life of a Song Through Spirit
With Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Shamie Royston,
Maurice Chestnut, DJ Val, and Robert Hurst

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 9.22.18
2018 MJF Commission
Monterey Encounter (A Latin Jazz Suite for Flute)
Oscar Hernández & the Spanish Harlem Orchestra
With special guest Hubert Laws

Blue Note Recording Artist
Lean on Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers

Detroit’s Queen of the Blues
Thornetta Davis

SATURDAY EVENING, 9.22.18
New Orleans Meets Brooklyn
Jon Batiste with the Dap-Kings

Celebrating a MJF Legend
Remembering Ray Brown featuring
Christian McBride, Benny Green, Greg Hutchinson
Special guests John Clayton, John Patitucci and Dianne Reeves

60th Anniversary Edition
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour
Cécile McLorin Salvant, Bria Skonberg, Melissa Aldana,
Christian Sands, Yasushi Nakamura, Jamison Ross

SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 9.23.18
Celebrating 80 Years Young
Charles Lloyd & the Marvels
With special guest Lucinda Williams

From the Delta to the Desert, a World Music Supergroup
Bokante

Jazz Futures
Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Paul Contos
With Artists-in-Residence Tia Fuller & Ingrid Jensen

SUNDAY EVENING, 9.23.18
9-Time Grammy Winner
Norah Jones
With Brian Blade & Chris Thomas

Saxophone Legend
Celebrating Michael Brecker
Randy Brecker, Donny McCaslin, Gil Goldstein,
Adam Rogers, John Patitucci, Antonio Sanchez

DownBeat Poll Winner
Anat Cohen Tentet
Musical Director, Oded Lev-Ari

Hundreds more performances on 7 other stages.

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