The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 60th Anniversary Celebration features a top roster of diverse and international millennial talent, the leaders of jazz’s future. In addition to having three unique and talented vocalists on the tour, and an equal balance of men and women, the show will feature renditions of classic jazz standards, along with originals penned by the members. Each musician is an outstanding representative of the next generation, with a close relationship with Monterey that represent both its musical excellence and jazz education activities — core components of Monterey Jazz Festival’s mission statement.
Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals
Bria Skonberg, trumpet, vocals
Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone
Christian Sands, piano, musical director
Yasushi Nakamura, bass
Jamison Ross, drums, vocals