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INTERVIEW: Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas Quintet Score Big with Wayne Shorter Composition

INTERVIEW: Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas Quintet Score Big with Wayne Shorter Composition

admin September 21, 2013 0

Wayne Shorter composed a suite called “Sound Prints” for this fifty-sixth Monterey Jazz Festival. Rather than performing it himself, Shorter asked saxophonist Joe Lovano (the MJF Artist-in-Residence) and trumpeter Dave Douglas (the MJF Showcase

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Tales of The Sturgeon

Tales of The Sturgeon

jdaytonj September 20, 2013 0

Esperanza Spalding greets KUSP’s Brett Taylor outside the Sturgeon in 2012. Photo: Steve Laufer | KUSP KUSP’s live broadcasts from the Monterey Jazz Festival have been directed from the idiosyncratic Sturgeon for the last

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KUSP at MJF: It Began Many Years Ago…

KUSP at MJF: It Began Many Years Ago…

admin September 13, 2013 0

By: Jeff Dayton-Johnson | KUSP – The 56th Monterey Jazz Festival, beginning Friday September 20, marks the 33rd consecutive year that KUSP will bring music from this fabled conglomeration of jazz titans to our

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MJF’s Artistic Director Tim Jackson – KUSP Interview (2012 archive)

MJF’s Artistic Director Tim Jackson – KUSP Interview (2012 archive)

admin September 19, 2012 0

Tim Jackson has been with the Monterey Jazz Festival for the past 22 years. He was General Manager from 1992-2010, and continues in the capacity of Artistic Director. He spoke about notable shows and

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