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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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Monterey Jazz Festival 2011: Fast Footwork And East Bay Voices
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