Since 1971, the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra,
a cornerstone of Monterey Jazz Festival’s education programs, brings together the most accomplished high school jazz musicians in the nation to tour the United States and abroad.
Featuring the jazz stars of the future, the talent of the NGJO is unparalleled.
Past alumni of the Orchestra include Joshua Redman, Ambrose Akinmusire, Benny Green, and many other jazz heavyweights.
As part of their 2019 Pacific Northwest summer tour, the NGJO will appear in British Columbia at the Victoria and Vancouver jazz festivals and will have a featured performance at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle on July 1!
Read more about the band.