Monterey Jazz Festival, 2016

The 59th Monterey Jazz Festival was a showcase of jazz legends sharing the spotlight with the next generation of music makers. By all accounts, the future of the music looks to be in great hands!

From a memorable tribute to Quincy Jones, to Q on stage checking out teenage Indonesian piano prodigy Joey Alexander’s trio, as well as introducing internet sensation and one-man-band Jacob Collier, this year’s festival represented multiple generations…and variations…of jazz. Plus, blues, funk and much more.

Check my Flickr gallery to see all my favorite images from the annual gathering of the tribes in Monterey, here.

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