If you like great jazz music and jazz from the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, Lizz Wright, and Regina Carter, you better head down to the 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival Sept. 18-20 in Monterey, California. Have a blast listening to over 500 artists on eight stages.
The Monterey Jazz Festival is coming up really fast and you better make your plans now to attend one of the biggest, greatest and most spectacular jazz festivals anywhere in the United States.
Jazz music is possibly the most relaxing and cool types of music in all of the world, and you will have a really great time attending this special event in California. Think back to the hits of Miles Davis and John Coltrane if you need to jog your memory about how fantastic is the world of jazz music.
Monterey Jazz Festival Details
The 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival will occur from September 18-20, 2009. The event will be held at the Montery, Calif., fairgrounds. This three-day event is presented by Verizon.
The Monterey Jazz Festival requires paid admission. Please check out this Web page for information on how to purchase tickets. Paid parking is also available at Monterey Peninsula College; visit this Web site for more information on parking.
Artists and Entertainers
There will be plenty of big-name entertainers at the 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival. On Friday, Sept. 18, get set for Russell Malone, Kenny Barron, Regina Carter and Kurt Elling.
There is a lot of excitement planned for Saturday, Sept. 19, at the 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival. Pete Seeger and John Scofield will play in the afternoon, followed by the mighty Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Orchestra.
It doesn’t let up on Sunday, September 20. Enjoy George Duke, more Wynton Marsalis, Jason Maron and the legend himself, Mr. Dave Brubeck and the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
How to Get There
The 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival will be held at the Monterey Fairgrounds, located at 2000 Fairground Road, Monterey, California, 93940.
If you would like directions to the 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival, make sure to visit the festival’s Web site at this link.
For more information on the Monterey Jazz Festival, call (925) 275-9255 or visit the Web site of www.montereyjazzfestival.org.
Have a really great time at the 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival. Make sure to buy your tickets and plan your travel as early as possible.
2009 Monterey Jazz Festival, official Web site
Wynton Marsalis, official Web site
Dave Brubeck, official Web site