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Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival: Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary All Stars

Read "Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary All Stars" reviewed by Joel Roberts

For its 50th anniversary last summer, the Monterey Jazz Festival assembled a multi-generational allstar group--including tenor sax legend James Moody, trumpeter Terence Blanchard, pianist and musical director Benny Green, bassist Derrick Hodge, drummer Kendrick Scott and singer Nnenna Freelon--to reflect the festival's long and diverse musical history. The live recording of the group's performance exhibits some ...