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2020 Monterey Jazz Festival Postponed Until September 24-26 Photo 2020 Monterey Jazz Festival Postponed Until September 24-26
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

The Monterey Jazz Festival announced today the postponement of the 2020 festival until September 24-26, 2021. The postponement, the first in the Monterey Jazz Festival's 62-year history, comes after careful consideration of the realities of COVID-19's impact on the health and safety of the festival's audience, artists, volunteers, and students.

Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2020 Next Generation Jazz Festival Results Photo Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2020 Next Generation Jazz Festival Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020

Monterey Jazz Festival has announced the results of the 2020 Virtual Next Generation Jazz Festival which took place April 3-9. A full list of top groups can be found on the education tab on montereyjazzfestival.org.

GRAMMY-Nominated Pianist Christian Sands Announced As Monterey Jazz Festival's 2020 A Photo GRAMMY-Nominated Pianist Christian Sands Announced As Monterey Jazz Festival's 2020 Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

The Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce that GRAMMY Award-nominated pianist, composer and educator Christian Sands has been announced as the Artist-in-Residence for the 63rd Monterey Jazz Festival in 2020.

Gerald Clayton Appointed Director/Conductor Of MJF's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Photo Gerald Clayton Appointed Director/Conductor Of MJF's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

The Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce that the Grammy-nominated pianist, composer and educator Gerald Clayton has been appointed as Artistic Director and conductor of MJF's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra (NGJO) for 2020-2022.

BWW Review: THE SEASON, Royal & Derngate, Northampton Photo BWW Review: THE SEASON, Royal & Derngate, Northampton
by Jenny Ell - Nov 21, 2019

Once in a while, a musical comes along that truly reminds you why so many of us adore the art form. The show on this occasion is The Season, which officially opened at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton last night.

62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend Of Wide-Ranging And Groundbreakin Photo 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend Of Wide-Ranging And Groundbreaking Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The 62nd annual Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday, September 29, with fans from across California and the country descending on the Monterey County Fairgrounds for a weekend which featured nearly 130 performances and events. The Festival was filled with many performances that stretched across a wide range of the jazz world and beyond, while maintaining a holistic approach and commitment to showcasing jazz legends and household name musicians alongside newer and emerging artists.

Casting Announced For THE SEASON Photo Casting Announced For THE SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, and New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, have announced Tori Allen-Martin and Alex Cardall as the cast for their co-production of the new musical, The Season, by 2018 MTI Stiles + Drewe Mentorship Award winners, Jim Barne and Kit Buchan, playing in Northampton and Ipswich in November. The production will be directed by Tim Jackson and designed by Amy Jane Cook.

62nd Annual MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL Opens, September 27 Photo 62nd Annual MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL Opens, September 27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

A six-time JazzTimes Readers Poll winner, the 62nd Monterey Jazz Festival, September 27-29, will feature another a?oejaw-dropping line-upa?? of nearly 130 performances from iconic and emerging jazz artists, educational events, conversations, films, and exhibits on eight stages. MJF62 tickets are available at www.montereyjazzfestival.org.

62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Three-Day Tickets On Sale Wednesday, May 1 Photo 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Three-Day Tickets On Sale Wednesday, May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 27-29 go on sale Wednesday, May 1 at 8 a.m. PST and can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. Single-day tickets go on sale May 10.

Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour To Head Out This Spring Photo Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour To Head Out This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

It's millennials only for the Monterey Jazz Festival's fifth national tour, March 15-April 14, 2019. Featuring some of the most critically-acclaimed, GRAMMY-winning and GRAMMY-nominated jazz artists of their generation, including three winners of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour will truly showcase the next generation of jazz legends, including Cecile McLorin Salvant, vocals; Bria Skonberg, trumpet, vocals; Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone; Christian Sands, piano and musical director; Yasushi Nakamura, bass, and Jamison Ross, drums, vocals.

Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Allison Miller And Derrick Hodge As 2019 Artists-in- Photo Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Allison Miller And Derrick Hodge As 2019 Artists-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce that drummer and composer Allison Miller and bassist, composer and producer Derrick Hodge have been selected as the 2019 Monterey Jazz Festival Artists-in-Residence and will work year-round with young musicians in performances and clinics at the 2019 Next Generation Jazz Festival, Summer Jazz Camp Intensive, with the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and at the 62nd Monterey Jazz Festival, September 20-22, 2019.

All-Star Musical Celebration To Honor The Late Lile Cruse At The Rio Photo All-Star Musical Celebration To Honor The Late Lile Cruse At The Rio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

A free community celebration in honor of local music educator and musical theatre producer Lile O. Cruse will take place at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz on Sunday, October 28 at 6 PM.

61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Tickets On Sale Now Photo 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Tickets On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 21-23 are on sale now, and can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499.

MTI Europe Presents 2nd Annual Junior Theatre Celebration Photo MTI Europe Presents 2nd Annual Junior Theatre Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Music Theatre International (Europe), one of the world's leading theatrical licensing agencies, is proud to announce the second annual Junior Theatre Celebration (JTC), to be held at Leicester Curve on Sunday, 3 June. The event provides an opportunity for young students to celebrate their love of musicals and experience the transformative power of theatre.

 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1 Photo 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 21-23 go on sale Tuesday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499.

Further DUSTY Casting Released On Dusty Springfield's Birthday Photo Further DUSTY Casting Released On Dusty Springfield's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

To celebrate the birthday of Dusty Springfield (born 16 April 1939) further casting has been announced today for DUSTY, the landmark new musical about her life which will have its world premiere at Theatre Royal Bath in June 2018 before dates at The Lyceum in Sheffield, Newcastle Theatre Royal, and The Lowry in Salford.

61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale Monday, 5/1 Photo 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale Monday, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 21-23 go on sale Tuesday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499.

Monterey Jazz Festival to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the A Photo Monterey Jazz Festival to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA's first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $35,000 to the Monterey Jazz Festival in support of the Monterey Jazz Festival's 2018 Commission Piece, to be composed and performed by Oscar Hernandez and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra.

UK Tour of DUSTY to Hold Open Casting Call Photo UK Tour of DUSTY to Hold Open Casting Call
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The UK tour of DUSTY will hold an open casting call for male and female dance ensemble members. Dusty is written by Jonathan Harvey, directed by Maria Friedman, designed by Tom Pye, and choreographed by Tim Jackson. The call will be held Friday 19th January at Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, E1 6AB.

UK Tour Dates Announced For Dusty Springfield Musical DUSTY! Photo UK Tour Dates Announced For Dusty Springfield Musical DUSTY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

DUSTY, the landmark new musical based on the authorised biography of Dusty Springfield, will have its world premiere at Theatre Royal Bath in June 2018 before dates at The Lyceum in Sheffield, Newcastle Theatre Royal, and The Lowry in Salford.

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