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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Claudia Villela & Harvey Wainapel: <i>Gilberto & Getz</i><br/>2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

NEW! Claudia Villela & Harvey Wainapel: Gilberto & Getz
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. In this LIVE broadcast performance, Brazilian-born vocalist Claudia Villela joins saxophonist Harvey Wainapel to explore Getz/Gilberto, the iconic 1963 bossa nova album by saxophonist Stan Getz and guitarist Joao Gilberto that sparked the world's love for bossa nova and won the 1965 GRAMMY for Album of the Year. Villela, a vocalist as well as pianist, percussionist, composer and lyricist, is commonly recognized for her beautiful five-octave voice, interpreting lyrics with keen emotional insight and her work as an inventive scat singer. Joined by accomplished jazz and Brazilian musician Wainapel, this talented duo promises to deliver a fantastic performance. This uncut, unedited performance is broadcast LIVE from the Night Club at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 19, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Christian McBride Trio<br/>2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

NEW! Christian McBride Trio
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. In this LIVE broadcast performance, premier bassist Christian McBride is joined by emerging artists pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr. to form the Christian McBride Trio. Performing together for about three years, this diverse trio has a core foundation of blues and the American songbook, focusing on reaching a fine point of expressive depth and nuance with select performances around the world. On their most recent recording, Out Here, the trio has hit a jazz sweet spot—it is music for the soul. This uncut, unedited performance is broadcast LIVE from the Night Club at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 19, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Sarah McKenzie Quintet<br/>2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

NEW! Sarah McKenzie Quintet
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. Enjoy this LIVE broadcast performance of the Sarah McKenzie Quintet, led by Australian pianist, vocalist and composer Sarah McKenzie. McKenzie, hailed a ‘once-in-a-generation talent,’ has received multiple recognitions including a full-tuition scholarship to Berklee College of Music. Her music pedigree also includes mentorships by legends such as Graeme Lyall, Jamie Oehlers and in particular James Morrison—who she continued to work with extensively through Morrison’s Generations in Jazz talent development program. McKenzie continues to rise in the Australian music scene and recently released her latest album Close Your Eyes--which won the 2012 “Best Jazz Album” ARIA Award. Don’t miss this exciting Monterey Jazz Festival debut! This uncut, unedited performance is broadcast LIVE from the Coffee House at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 20, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Donald Brown Trio<br/>2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

NEW! Donald Brown Trio
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. This LIVE broadcast performance of the Donald Brown Trio features accomplished jazz pianist, composer and educator Donald Brown. Brown’s career boasts a multitude of collaborations with jazz artists including work as a member of the Memphis Three with Mulgrew Miller and James Williams, as well as performing and recording with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers—among many others. His compositions have also been recorded by musicians such as Wynton Marsalis and the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra. Brown has additionally released albums as a solo artist, and continues to perform and work as a music educator. This premiere performance, a Tribute to Mulgrew Miller & James Williams, is not one to miss! This uncut, unedited performance is broadcast LIVE is the first of three sets from the Coffee House at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 20, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Aaron Diehl Quartet<br/>2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

NEW! Aaron Diehl Quartet
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. This LIVE broadcast features the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival Commission Artist, the Aaron Diehl Quartet, led by the 2011 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianists Association Aaron Diehl. Diehl has been hailed as one of jazz's revelations and most promising discoveries with his distinctive interpretation of the greats that pays homage to tradition while establishing his own original voice. This tribute performance, Three Streams of Expression, is dedicated to pianist, composer and former Monterey Jazz Festival music director John Lewis. This uncut, unedited performance is broadcast LIVE from the Night Club at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 20, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet featuring Ellis Marsalis<br/>2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

NEW! Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet featuring Ellis Marsalis
2014 Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world, which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. This LIVE broadcast features the Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet led by Delfeayo Marsalis—one of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Known for his “technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor,” Marsalis has made a name for himself as one of the best of his generation. Accompanying the Quartet for this performance, as well as their recent recording Last Southern Gentlemen, is Delfeayo’s father Ellis Marsalis. An acclaimed musician like his son, Ellis Marsalis is regarded by many as the premier modern jazz pianist in New Orleans. Enjoy this familial collaboration’s effortlessly brilliant music and performance! This uncut, unedited performance is broadcast LIVE from the Night Club at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on September 21, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Chen Guang (China), 5th Place<br/>Concerto Round, 2014 Alaska International Piano-e-Competition

NEW! Chen Guang (China), 5th Place
Concerto Round, 2014 Alaska International Piano-e-Competition

This past July, 24 outstanding performers representing 13 countries gathered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to compete in the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition for more than $60,000 in prizes.The Concerto Round was the second of the two-part Finals Round in the competition. Enjoy this broadcast featuring 5th Place winner Chen Guang's Concerto Round performance of all three movements of Ludwig Van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58. This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast LIVE from the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition in Fairbanks, Alaska on July 10, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Next Generation Jazz Festival 2014<br/>High School Showcase Concert

NEW! Next Generation Jazz Festival 2014
High School Showcase Concert

This showcase concert features the first prize winners for Top High School Big Band, Top High School Combo and Top High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble at the 2014 Next Generation Jazz Festival. These winners also had the privilege of appearing at the 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival. This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast LIVE from the Next Generation Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA on March 29, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Marianna Prjevalskaya (Spain), 4th Place<br/>Concerto Round, 2014 Alaska International Piano-e-Competition

NEW! Marianna Prjevalskaya (Spain), 4th Place
Concerto Round, 2014 Alaska International Piano-e-Competition

This past July, 24 outstanding performers representing 13 countries gathered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to compete in the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition for more than $60,000 in prizes. The Concerto Round was the second of the two-part Finals Round in the competition. Enjoy this broadcast featuring 4th Place winner Marianna Prjevalskaya's Concerto Round performance of all three movements of Johannes Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15. This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast LIVE from the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition in Fairbanks, Alaska on July 10, 2014.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Walter Cosand<br/>LIVE From MIM

NEW! Walter Cosand
LIVE From MIM

In celebration of the impending 244th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, Walter Cosand will perform an exciting program of solo piano music—broadcast LIVE from MIM as part of the MIM Musical Interludes Series. Cosand, a professor of music at Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute School of Music, has received multiple honors in his career as a musician, as well as degrees and a performer’s certificate from Eastman School of Music. Some of his awards and honors include the Eastman Concerto Competition, grand prize from the International Recording Competition and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Join us for this special daytime performance and celebration! This uncut, unedited performance is broadcast LIVE from MIM in Phoenix, AZ on November 26, 2014.


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