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LeRoy Downs Will Be Master of Ceremonies THIS WEEKEND for the 51st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival!

by on Sep.17, 2008, under Events, News


September 19 – 21 2008

Click Here for 2007 Pictures

Once again,

LeRoy Downs will be the Master of Ceremonies for another wonderful year

of jazz music at the 51st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival.


and the talent will be extraordinary!


Once again this

year I will be your host at Dizzy's Den. There are fabulous

performers through out the entire festival but, here is who will be

with me at Dizzy's Den this year

Click on artists pictures below for information on each individual artist

FRIDAY NIGHT (9/21/07: 8:30 PM – 12:00 AM)

8:30 pm          Rudder

                            10:30 pm         Christian McBride Band


SATURDAY NIGHT (9/22/07: 8:30 PM – 12:30 AM)

8:30 pm           Maraca “Cuban Lullabies”


9:45 pm         Antonio Sanchez & Migration


11:15 pm      Maria Schneider Orchestra



SUNDAY NIGHT (9/17/06: 7:30 PM -11:00 PM)

7:30 pm           Christian McBride Quintet


9:30 pm     Kurt Elling Sings Coltrane/Hartman “Dedicated to You”


Featuring Ernie Watts, ETHEL, Laurence Hobgood Trio



Buy your tickets and check out the line-up for the entire festival by clicking the Monterey Jazz Festival image below!



50th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival presents 500 artists appearing on 7


for 3 nights and 2 days at the Monterey Fairgrounds from September

19 – 21, 2008. Highlights of this yearÂ’s historic 50th anniversary

festival Cassandra Wilson, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kurt Elling, Christian McBride, Joshua Redman, Nancy Wilson, Terence Blanchard and many more.


See you there!!!!!!

LeRoy Downs


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