Celebrate the season with Grammy®-nominated jazz saxophonist Dave Koz! Together with his artist friends, he’ll perform Christmas classics and hit songs. For more than two decades, Koz’s holiday tour has been making spirits bright across the nation featuring an impressive roster of guest vocalists and musicians.
The longest-running jazz festival in the world presents an evening of music embodying the Monterey Jazz Festival’s joyful, fun and rich performances. The 2019 tour features the leaders of jazz’s future, including Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals; Bria Skonberg, trumpet; Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone; Christian Sands, piano and musical director; Jamison Ross, drums; and Yasushi Nakamura, bass.
Acclaimed jazz vocalist Lizz Wright brings brilliant color and vibrancy to original works and compositions by some of the greatest songwriters of our time. Through an inimitable voice that The New York Times touts as, “a smooth, dark alto possessed of qualities you might associate with barrel-aged bourbon or butter-soft leather,” Wright sings with a soaring reflection of the cultural fabric of America.