Chris Potter (right) performs with the Scott Colley Trio at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. John Whiting for NPR hide caption

toggle caption John Whiting for NPR

Listen Now: Scott Colley Trio In Concert

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140611316/141363937" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Donny McCaslin at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

toggle caption Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival

Listen Now: Donny McCaslin Group In Concert

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140611177/141364313" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Bill Carrothers at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

toggle caption Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival

Listen Now: Bill Carrothers Trio In Concert

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140610689/140643595" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

John Santos leads his sextet at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Cole Thompson/Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

toggle caption Cole Thompson/Monterey Jazz Festival

Listen Now: Club John Santos Sextet In Concert

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140611693/140643019" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Juan-Carlos Formell and Johnny's Dream Club at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Cole Thompson/Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

toggle caption Cole Thompson/Monterey Jazz Festival

Listen Now: Juan-Carlos Formell And Johnny's Dream In Concert

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140611476/140618111" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Sarah Wilson Quintet at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

toggle caption Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival

Listen Now: Sarah Wilson Quintet In Concert

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140610964/140644001" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Showcase Artist Robert Glasper will perform in several different configurations at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. His piano trio plays the festival's very first set. Joey L/Blue Note Records hide caption

toggle caption Joey L/Blue Note Records

Terence Blanchard (left) and Kermit Ruffins perform in the An Afternoon In Treme revue at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

toggle caption Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey Jazz Festival 2011: Fast Footwork And East Bay Voices

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140580350/140581335" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Gerald Wilson Orchestra in Concert from the Monterey Jazz Festival - 09/22/2007

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14589465/14666343" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Dave Brubeck in Concert from the Monterey Jazz Festival - 09/23/2007

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14592776/14666291" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Otis Taylor in Concert from the Monterey Jazz Festival - 09/22/2007

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14594110/14640142" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Monterey in Minutes: An Audio Montage

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14900508/14896112" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Monterey Moods

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14566084/14574933" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Legends Help Monterey Jazz Fest Turn 50

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14649366/14649311" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Reflecting on 50 Years of Monterey Jazz

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14562820/14562793" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript