50th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival
Update

2020 Next Generation Jazz Festival Online Schedule

Check Monterey Jazz Festival’s Instagram StoriesFacebook and YouTube Channel accounts each day of the virtual NGJF at 2pm PST for the release of new exclusive content.
Click here for a list of finalists.

Content on MJF’s Facebook pageInstagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube
NGJF Homepage: http://education.montereyjazzfestival.org/ngjf

Download the original 2020 NGJF Program

Schedule to be announced for these following events:
Workshop/clinic with Gerald Clayton on Composition
Ambrose Akinmusire album recommendations
Q&A with Derrick Hodge
Workshop/clinic with Allison Miller on Swing

Christian Sands and Tim Jackson interview on Careers in Music

Friday, April 3

2pm Pacific
Kick-off virtual NGJF
Live footage from the MJF Archives of Benny Green and Donny McCaslin on YouTube

All student musicians are invited to post videos of them performing from home to Instagram Stories, using the hashtags:
#ngjffromhome
#virtualngjf

and tagging @montereyjazzfestival

Content on MJF’s Facebook pageInstagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube

Saturday, April 4

2pm Pacific
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra’s 2017 Commission “Stories of a Groove”

Content on MJF’s Facebook pageInstagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube

Sunday, April 5

2pm Pacific
Premiere of final movement from Ambrose Akinmusire’s 2015 Commission “The Forgotten Places”
on MJF’s Instagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube

Monday, April 6

2pm Pacific
Content on MJF’s Instagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube

Tuesday, April 7

2pm Pacific
Content on MJF’s Instagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube

Wednesday, April 8

2pm Pacific
Additional MJF Archive live footage of MJF on Tour 2019 and the Erroll Garner Project
Content on MJF’s Instagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube

Thursday, April 9

2pm Pacific
Announcement of NGJF top groups with Christian Sands

Content on MJF’s Instagram Stories and YouTube Channel
Additional Discussions and Conversations on MJF SoundCloud
Past Masterclasses from NGJF on YouTube