2013 Crew/Staff & More

Our Heartfelt Thanks to the Monterey Jazz Festival Board of Directors and Staff


The Monterey Jazz Festival staff and crew, including:
Chris Doss - Managing Director
Tim Jackson - Artistic Director
Timothy Orr - Marketing Associate
Jamie Dadijion -Marketing Special Aide

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees local 611
Mike Neal and the McCune Audio Visual staff
Mark Sveen - for providing the recording mixes of material from the festival’s nightclub

Rob Hayes - Berklee College of Music’s Assistant Vice President for External Affairs

Festival Audio/Video Feeds:
Ron Davis - of Down 2 Earth Audio Resources - MJF Archive Recording Producer; and his crew –
Rob MacKinnon, Michael Orsow, Manda Davis and Eli Robbins

All the remarkable musicians, leaders and their artist management for granting us the rights to broadcast their performances.

KUSP Artist Liaisons:
The American Federation of Musicians local 153: 
Beth Zaire, Med Flory 

KUSP Monterey Jazz Festival Information Booth:
Volunteer Coordinators: Charley Manske, John Muñoz and the wonderful crew of Information Booth Volunteers: Dr. Dawn Motyka, Lani Bandhauer, Luisa Cardoza, Mark Bernhard, Annette Zadok, Lindsey Lonne, Meera Collier-Mitchell, Meera Collier-Mitchell, Barbara Smythe, Mike Walas.

The KUSP.org  Digital Media Team:

  • Headed up by Stephen Laufer, with
  • Jeff Dayton-Johnson
  • Sean Rameswaram
  • Nick Fountain
  • Mwende Hahesy
  • Maiya Evans
  • Eric Berg
  • And J.D. Hillard

The KUSP Board and General Manager Terry Green for all their support of our efforts broadcasting the Monterey Jazz Festival,

and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation, our principal funder for 2013

Our KUSP festival broadcast crew including:

Scott Hawkins, Emma Richter, and Alex Gaudio – KUSP’s musician liason chief
Bobby Bishop – Will Gorman and Lani Bandhauer -KUSP festival stage emcees
Brant Herrett - KUSP Chief Engineer
Duncan Lively - KUSP Operations Director

Pete Coates, Mwende Hahesy, Terry Green and Larry Blood - Broadcast engineers

Maiya Evans, Nick Fountain, Jeff Dayton-Johnson, Sean Rameswaram and Eric Berg - Producers & editors of field interviews all over the Festival.

Brett Taylor &  Geo Warner - Broadcast anchors
Sam Miranda, Mike Eckstrom, Luisa Cardoza - Broadcast announcers

Larry Blood - Producer of KUSP’s Monterey Jazz Festival Broadcasts.
Stephen Laufer – Producer of KUSP’s Monterey Jazz Festival web content and chief photographer

Also thanks to all the supporters of KUSP and our Monterey Jazz Festival broadcasts who, though perhaps a bit quieter, are just as important a part of making our 33rd year of Monterey Jazz Festival broadcasts possible.  If you’d like to become a part of that collaboration, visit kusp.org, click on donate, and don’t forget to mention it’s special support for the Monterey Jazz Festival.