Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey Jazz Festival
Performing: 02/09/2016 - Buy Tickets
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016, Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Monterey is the longest consecutively running jazz festival in the world. This exclusive presentation, Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour / 2016, celebrates the Festival’s legacy expanding the boundaries of live jazz presentation. The dream of founder Jimmy Lyons became reality in
1958, when the first Monterey Jazz Festival featured artists like Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, John Lewis, Sonny Rollins, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Ernestine Anderson, Harry James, Max Roach, and Billie Holiday. This 2016 Tour reflects Monterey’s “traditional-untraditionalist”
Featuring Terence Blanchard (trumpet), Ravi Coltrane (tenor & soprano saxophone), Gerald Clayton (piano & music director), Joe Sanders (bass), and Justin Brown (drums).
attitude, jazz-with-a-purpose exuberance, and joyful fun that continues to be the hallmark of the Festival to this day.
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WHEN: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 – 7:30 PM
COST: $29.00 – $49.00
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
TICKETS: Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.