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LeRoy Downs will be Master of Ceremonies at the 48th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival 2005

by on Aug.06, 2005, under News

Well, once again I will be the Master of Ceremonies at the 48th Annual

Monterey Jazz Festival. It is an honor and a pleasure to be connected

with such an organization that is commited to putting on one of the

finest jazz festivals in the world.

The people who work for the MJF are a great group of individuals. Tim

Jackson, Paul Fingerote, Shawn Anderson, Jan Takashita, Zorrina Rico

and Stephanie Brown are just a few of my friends  who all work hard

to make the festival a seamless and beautiful event for you all to


I will be on the Night Club Stage for 3 nights of entertainment and I invite you all to come over and let's have a good time!!!

Here is the schedule for the Night Club

FRIDAY NIGHT (9/16/05: 8:00 PM – 12:00


  • 8:00 pm: Donny McCaslin Band

  • 9:30 pm: The Lost Chords with Carla Bley & Steve


  • 11:00 pm: John Handy “40th Anniversary”


SATURDAY NIGHT (9/17/05: 8:00 PM – 12:00


  • 8:00 pm: Sheila Jordan-Steve Kuhn Duo

  • 9:30 pm: Andy Bey Quartet

  • 11:00 pm: Claudia Acuña
SUNDAY NIGHT (9/18/05: 7:00 PM – 10:00


  • 7:00 pm: Christian McBride Situation

  • 9:00 pm: John Scofield Trio with Steve Swallow &

    Bill Stewart

Click on Monterey Jazz Festival for details on tickets, schedules and other great happenings at Monterey. I hope to see you there!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LeRoy Downs

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