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Monterey Jazz Festival

The Monterey Jazz Festival is one of the oldest and most famous annual jazz festivals in the world. Throughout the decades, some of the greatest names in jazz have played including Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, McCoy Tyner and Oscar Peterson. The main focus of the festival is jazz education with several workshops held over the weekend.

Venue: Monterey Fairgrounds, Monterey

Date: 19 - 21 September 2014

Website: www.montereyjazzfestival.org