September 20, 2007
Take 50: Then and Now: (Clockwise from upper left) DJ and MJF co-founder Jimmy Lyons in 1983; MJF’s first musical director John Lewis in 1959; MJF General Manager Tim Jackson during the run-up to this year’s festival; MJF co-founder Ralph J. Gleason, in the early 1960s.
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The Monterey Jazz Festival is the first jazz festival in the world to live to be 50 – and we are all invited to the party. It’s a time to pause and admire the awe-inspiring ...