Dave Douglas Quintet
Benefit Concert for Monterey Jazz Festival Education Program and Big Sur Land Trust Youth Camps
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Glen Deven Ranch Center for Nature, Art, and Inspiration
Hike to the Point under the light of the full moon with Dave Douglas. One of the most significant figures in jazz according to the Pittsburgh Tribune, Dave Douglas and his Quintet will perform a special concert to benefit the Big Sur Land Trust youth camps and Monterey Jazz Festival Education Programs.
Big Sur Land Trust, in 2013, started their first nature camps at Glen Deven Ranch, serving kids who rarely have such opportunities, to enrich their lives through the healing powers of nature and music. This summer BSLT served 136 kids from First Tee, CHISPA, YMCA South County, Girls Inc. and YOSAL
Monterey Jazz Festival is devoted to education by presenting year-round local, regional, national, and international programs. Schools in Monterey County have been the benefactors of the Festival's educational efforts through the Traveling Clinicians Program, Summer Jazz Camp, Monterey County All-Star Bands, Next Generation Jazz Festival, Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, and Artist in Residence program.
In the intimate setting of the barn ... surrounded by the majesty of Big Sur, this exceptional concert will stir your soul. Consider also the young people whose lives will benefit when they experience this very place, thanks to your support. Before the concert, arrive in time to enjoy a delightful array of exquisite offerings from the Carmel Cheese Shop paired with a variety of Scheid Vineyards wine.
6:30 p.m. Reception on Glen Deven Ranch deck
7:30 p.m. Concert in the barn
8:30 p.m. FULL MOON HIKE and ENCORE Performance at the Point overlooking the Pacific after the performance in the Glen Deven Ranch Barn
Tickets $100 per person
Dave Douglas, the 2013 Monterey Jazz Festival Showcase Artist, is widely regarded as the most prolific and original trumpeter-composer of his generation. He has released more than 30 recordings since 1993. His unique contributions to improvised music have earned prestigious awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, Aaron Copland Award, two GRAMMY nominations, and Trumpeter, Composer and Jazz Artist of the Year Awards from the Jazz Journalists Association, DownBeat, JazzTimes, and many others.
Limited number of tickets. Directions and details to follow. Proceeds will benefit the Big Sur Land Trust and the Monterey Jazz Festival.
Glen Deven Ranch (View)
37102 Garrapatos Road
Big Sur, CA 93923
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