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Event Series Event Series: 2020 VIRTUAL MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL


Friday, September 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This incredible lineup features exclusive new and previously unreleased archival performances from the Monterey Jazz Festival! Unique and memorable jazz moments will be across the three days, September 25-27, 2020. The Virtual Festival will be streamed online each day from 5-7 pm Pacific Time on the Monterey Jazz Festival’s YouTube Channel.

One hundred percent of online contributions from each day of the Virtual Festival will be donated to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and to jazz artists featured at the Virtual Festival.


  • Friday, September 25:
    • Dianne Reeves
    • Roy Hargrove & RH Factor
    • Christian Sands, the 2020 and 2021 Monterey Jazz Festival Artist-in-Residence
    • Terri Lyne Carrington – Mosaic Project
    • Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Directed by Gerald Clayton
    • Christian McBride & Inside Straight
    • Jamie Cullum
    • Herbie Hancock
  •  Saturday, September 26:
    • Regina Carter
    • Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo Directed by Katie Thiroux
    • Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Directed by Gerald Clayton
    • Davina and the Vagabonds
    • Clint Eastwood in conversation with Tim Jackson
    • Eastwood at Monterey with Diana Krall & Kenny Barron Trio
    • Berklee Institute of Jazz & Gender Justice Quintet
    • Our Native Daughters featuring Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell
    • Tribute to Dave Brubeck with Cannery Row Suite featuring Kurt Elling & Roberta Gambarini
  • Sunday, September 27:
    • Sonny Rollins Tribute featuring Jimmy Heath, Joe Lovano, Branford Marsalis, and Joshua Redman
    • Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
    • Anat Cohen Tentet
    • Angela Davis in conversation with Terri Lyne Carrington
    • Gerald Clayton Quartet
    • Cooking Demonstration with Lila Downs from her home in Oaxaca
    • 2012 Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour with musical director Christian McBride and Dee Dee Bridgewater on vocals
    • 2018 Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour with musical director Christian Sands and Cecil McLorin Salvant on vocals
    • Tribute to Quincy Jones, “The A&M Years”, featuring Hubert Laws and Valerie Simpson
    • & More to be announced!

*“Roy Hargrove” is a registered trademark of Roy Hargrove Legacy LLC. Used with permission.


Friday, September 25, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey, CA United States + Google Map

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