Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour
DATE: Sunday, March 31, 2pm
LOCATION: Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center
Cécile McLorin Salvant, Bria Skonberg, Melissa Aldana,
Christian Sands, Yasushi Nakamura & Jamison Ross
Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals
Bria Skonberg, trumpet
Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone
Christian Sands, piano, music director
Yasushi Nakamura, bass
Jamison Ross, drums
PRE-PAID PARKING: remember to purchase pre-paid parking along with your tickets for a guaranteed space in the nearby parking deck!
The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world, renowned for its artistic excellence, sophisticated informality and longstanding mission to create and support year-round jazz education and performances.
Now on its fifth national tour, the 2019 Monterey Jazz Festival features some of the greatest critically-acclaimed, Grammy-winning and Grammy-nominated jazz artists of the next generation, including Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals; Bria Skonberg, trumpet, vocals; Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone; Christian Sands, piano, musical director; Jamison Ross, drums, vocals; and Yasushi Nakamura, bass. Featuring renditions of classic jazz standards alongside originals penned by the members, this performance will showcase the diverse millennial artists that are sure to become leaders in the future of jazz.