The Monterey Jazzy Festival is an annual music event held in Monterey, California, United States. It was first held on October 3, 1958, and was founded by jazz/popular music critic Ralph J. Gleason and jazz-disc jockey Jimmy Lyons. The festival has become a renowned event, with proceeds from the event funding jazzy competitions in high schools, artist-in-residence programs, summer music camps for youth, the New Generation Jazzorchestra for young musicians, and a library of instruments and sheet music for use by schools.
Additionally, ATMs are available inside Gate 5 of the fairgrounds during the Monterey Jazzfestival weekend. Every spring, the Monterrey JazzFestival invites student musicians from all over the country and around the world to participate in the Next Generation Festival.
Experience the Magic of Monterey Jazz FestivalThe Monterey JazzFestival is pleased to announce its new partnership with Levy, the same food and beverage partner that brings the VIP dining experience to Kentucky Derby, Ravinia in Chicago, and Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. As a non-profit organization, the Monterey JazzFestival is dedicated to education presenting local, regional, national and international programs throughout the year.
We invite you to enjoy a wide variety of food and drinks available for purchase at the Monterey Jazzfestival. Visit the official site for a complete list of scheduled performances taking place at the eight stages of the Monterrey Jazzy Festival. The festival features dozens of acclaimed acts, well-known jazzy musicians and other rising industry stars at the Monterey County Fairgrounds.
Discovering the History of Monterey Jazz FestivalThe recording archive that tells the history of the Monterrey Jazzfestival is located at Stanford University.
Inspired by the Newport JazzFestival in Rhode Island, Dave Brubeck and Ralph J. Gleason gained enough support to launch a similar event in 1958. Since then, it has become one of the most popular jazz festivals in the world.
Visit Monterey Jazz FestivalIf you're looking for an unforgettable experience filled with amazing music and great food, then you should definitely visit the Monterey JazzFestival. With its rich history and incredible lineup of performers, it's sure to be an unforgettable experience.
So don't miss out on this amazing event - make sure to mark your calendars for next year's festival!.