The Jones Family Singers at Monterey Jazz Festival

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Tuesday September 15, 2015

From San Jose Mercury News

Monterey Jazz: Best bets for the festival
By: Jim Harrington

More than 500 artists will perform at the 58th annual Monterey Jazz Festival. And most — if not all — of them will be worth catching. Yet, there’s no way to be at all eight of the festival’s stages at once — trust us, we’ve tried. So, that means that fans are going to have to make some tough choices.

So here are some of our top picks for this year’s festival, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Monterey Fairgrounds. We figure you already know about the biggest names on the bill, such as Chick Corea and Chris Botti, so we’ve mainly focused our attention on lesser-known acts and special events.

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