For Immediate ReleaseDecember 8, 2015www.montereyjazzfestival.org Media Contact: Timothy Orr Direct Line: 831.646.8670Monterey Office: 831.373.3366timorr@montereyjazzfestival.org   Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 2016 All-Star Band Features Raul Midón, Ravi Coltrane, Nicholas Payton, Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders, Gregory Hutchinson, and Kendrick Scott Tour Kicks Off January 14, 2016 in Santa Barbara, Calif., With 28 Shows in 17 Cities…

CANDID  JAZZBLAST Jazz Music News A GREAT MUSICAL GIFT IDEA JAZZ FLUTISTRAGAN WHITESIDE Preview/Purchase Here Flutist, vocalist, and songwriter, Ragan Whiteside is taking the Contemporary Jazz world by storm.  With her unique style and soulful vibe, this triple threat is bringing the flute back into mainstream focus.   The past few years have been exciting for Ragan, having…

Dear Jazz Friends On the “Joy of the Season show” on “Lenore Raphael’s JazzSpot”  starting Sunday, December 20th 8AM and 8PM eastern time, my special guest is wonderful vocalist J.D. Miller…our gift to you. Tune in to www.purejazzradio.org “Lenore Raphael’s JazzSpot” can be heard on www.purejazzradio.org ““Lenore Raphael’sJazz Spot” Sundays 8am & 8pm Eastern Mondays 3am, 9am & 6pm ET…