Terence Blanchard

Celebrating unforgettable musical legends, blazing pathways for new dimensions in jazz– this year’s Monterey Jazz Festival had it all. In its 58th year, the 3-day musical extravaganza, held last weekend, kept its fine tradition alive with headliners Wynton Marsalis (MJF’s Artist in Residence) and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Chick Corea, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E,  Dianne Reeves, Ambrose Akinmusire, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride,  Trombone Shorty—just to name a few.

By Barbara Smith

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