New Monetery Jazz Festival Collection web site

The longest running jazz festival in the world!

Each fall since 1958, the seaside city of Monterey, California, has been the site of performances by the world’s finest jazz and blues performers. The festival’s archive – preserved by the Stanford University Archive of Recorded Sound – contains recordings of live festival performances throughout the history of this enduring American cultural institution

Search nearly 9,000 performances and other segments representing 1,000 hours of audio and video content are described in the database