MJF 2013 Slideshow

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Friday soundcheck with Gregory Porter and bassist Aaron James.

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Gregory Porter, during the KUSP interview.

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Carmen Lundy takes the stage Friday, at the ‘Night Club’.

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Carmen Lundy’s set featured Patrice Rushen on piano.

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The ‘Sturgeon’ – KUSP’s unique mobile broadcast van – is where making the mix for live radio happens as well as many interviews. Pictured, Emma Richter w/ Larry Blood.

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Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Friday night on the Jimmy Lyons Stage.

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John Clayton conducts the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.

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John Clayton during the KUSP interview.

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Backstage during the ‘Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club’ performance Friday night.

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‘Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club’ on the Jimmy Lyons Stage.

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Eliades Ochoa with Papi Oviedo (seated) playing the electric tres with the ‘Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club’.

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Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos, from ‘Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club’, with KUSP’s Geo Warner in the KUSP van, after the set.

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‘The Relatives’, Saturday afternoon.

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The Relatives pose it up, outside the ‘Sturgeon’, with KUSP’s Sam Miranda (kneeling), Scott Hawkins and Mike Eckstrom

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Sammie “Big Sam” Williams at the Garden Stage. Photo: Stephen Laufer / KUSP

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Lunchtime at the food court!!

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Bobby McFerrin at a late afternoon soundcheck with ‘Spirityouall’, before the Saturday night performance.

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Joe Lovano, sax; Dave Douglas, trumpet; and Lawrence Fields, piano.

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Joe Lovano was the Monterey Jazz Festival 2013 Artist-in Residence.

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Linda Oh and Joey Barron in ‘Sound Prints’.

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Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas in the KUSP van, right after their performance Saturday night.

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Bassist Linda Oh, from ‘Sound Prints’.

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Craig Taborn during ‘Prism’s’ performace.

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Dave Holland, with the group ‘Prism’.

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The group ‘Prism’ Saturday night. Craig Taborn, piano (not in picture); Dave Holland, bass; Kevin Eubanks, guitar and Eric Harland, drums.

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Eric Harland in the group ‘Prism’

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KUSP’s Master of Ceremonies, Brett Taylor – preps for an interview.

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Dave Holland in the KUSP van.

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Kevin Eubanks in the KUSP van, after ‘Prism’s’ powerful performance.

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Brian Jackson, keyboards, and M1, MC with The New Midnight Band.

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‘Spirityouall’ – Bobby McFerrin with Gil Goldstein, accordion; Madison McFerrin, vocals and Jeff Carney, bass.

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Gil Stein (left) with David Mansfield (right) in ‘Bobby McFerrin: Spirityouall’, Saturday night.

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Madison McFerrin, vocalist, in ‘Bobby McFerrin: Spirityouall’, Saturday night.

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Bobby McFerrin on the Jimmy Lyons Stage, Saturday night.

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The Wayne Shorter Quartet. Danillo Perez, Wayne Shorter, John Patitucci and Brian Blade.

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Wayne Shorter and John Patitucci.

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Brian Blade, Danillo Perez and Wayne Shorter get their groove on.

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The evocative Brian Blade, with the ‘Wayne Shorter Quartet’.

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Wayne Shorter checks out Brian Blade, again, Sunday night.

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Sean Rameswaram and Jeff Dayton-Johnson working in KUSP’s new media van – covering social media and blog posting during the festival.

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Members of the ‘Next Generation Jazz Orchestra’ during the KUSP interview.

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KUSP’s Pete Coates at the mixing board, while Mwende Hahesy tweets a pic taken during the interview.

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Linda Oh, Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas.

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‘Prism’ in the van during the interview with KUSP’s Brett Taylor & Geo Warner.

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‘The New Midnight Band’, “A contemporary revisioning of the Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson catalog”.

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M1 is the MC in ‘The New Midnight Band’, with Mike Clark seen here on drums.

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New media by any means possible. Mainstays of the New Media crew: Mwende Hahesy, Sean Rameswaram, Stephen Laufer Nick Fountain and Jeff Dayton-Johnson.

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Anchor for the KUSP broadcasts, and host of KUSP’s ‘Latin Quarter’, Mr. Brett Taylor.

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The ‘Folsom High School Jazz Band’, opened Sunday afternoon on the Jimmy Lyons Stage.

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Stage crew holds in the curtain before the ‘Next Generation Jazz Band’ set. Seen in the foreground is pianist James Francies.

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Waiting to take the stage with the ‘Next Generation Jazz Orchestra’.

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Members of the ‘Folsom High School Jazz Band’, who opened Sunday afternoon on the Jimmy Lyons Stage.

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‘The Next Generation Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano’, directed by Paul Contos.

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‘The Next Generation Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano’, directed by Paul Contos.

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Elena Pinderhughes, flute; and Coleman Hughes, trombone, from ”The Next Generation Jazz Orchestra’ during the KUSP interview.

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Henry Solomon, baritone sax , with the ‘The Next Generation Jazz Orchestra’ during the KUSP interview.

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Coleman Hughes, trombone; from ‘The Next Generation Jazz Orchestra’, during the KUSP interview.

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Brian Blade sets up before the curtain rises Sunday night.

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Danillo Perez and Wayne Shorter getting ready to go.

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Brian Blade and John Patitucci in the space of the Jimmy Lyons Stage, Sunday night.

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For your ears in the Arena only. Diana Krall’s set closed out the Main Stage Sunday night. Sorry, no backstage photos allowed.

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Wayne Shorter talks with KUSP’s Jeff Dayton-Johnson, engineered by Nick Fountain.

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During the KUSP interview w/ Wayne Shorter, a number of ‘Next Generation Jazz Orchestra’ members were able to listen in.