Monterey Jazz Festival 10

Monterey Jazz Festival 10

Vocalist Kurt Elling performs vocal improvisation on stage in Eisenhower Auditorium during the opening number of the concert performed by the Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Elling and fellow musicians pianist Kenny Barron, violinist Regina Carter, guitarist Russell Malone, bassist Kiyoshi Kitagawa and drummer Johnathan Blake stopped in University Park as part of the group's monthlong tour of the East Coast. In addition to his group performing, Elling also received a Grammy on Jan. 31, for Best Jazz Vocal Album.

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