Monterey Jazz Festival Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Auditions Update – Deadline Extended to April 15

Mike Lawson • News • March 30, 2021

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Each year, the Monterey Jazz Festival brings together 21 of the most accomplished high school jazz musicians from across the country to form an all-star jazz orchestra who will perform as part of the 64th Monterey Jazz Festival in September. The 2021 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra will be directed by GRAMMY-nominated pianist, composer, and educator Gerald Clayton and NGJO members will work one-on-one with Gerald, as well as the 2021 MJF Artist-in-Residence, GRAMMY-nominated pianist Christian Sands. 

The deadline for video auditions has been extended! Please apply by Thursday, April 15, 2021. 

Visit our website for all audition information for the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra!

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