Monterey Jazz Festival a Success

October 4, 2012

The 55th Monterey Jazz Festival recently wrapped up after a weekend of stunning weather and incredible performances by debut artists, returning masters and new favorites. 38,000 fans came through the gates of the Monterey County Fairgrounds during the weekend of September 21 – 23, which featured music from around the globe, and from all styles of classic jazz, blues, contemporary sounds, compelling conversations and films, and engaging exhibits.

Memorable performances included those by Melody Gardot, Tammi Brown, Jack DeJohnette, winners of the Next Generation Jazz Festival, Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers, Pat Methany Unity Band, and Dee Dee Bridgwater, among many others.

www.montereyjazzfestival.org

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