Next Generation Jazz Festival 2017

The 47th Next Generation Jazz Festival is one of the most inclusive festivals in the United States! The festival features performances by middle, high school and collegiate groups of every kind:

  • Big bands
  • Combos
  • Vocal ensembles
  • Vocal soloists
  • Conglomerate bands

The Monterey Jazz Festival turns the spotlight on the young up-and-coming musicians who will form the vanguard jazz music in the coming decades with a newly expanded event augmented by fresh performances and activities. Admission is free to the public!