Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) is seeking its next Artistic Director. Please click to view the full position description or to nominate/apply. We appreciate your support for this extraordinary organization.
For 65 years MJF has featured jazz royalty, played a seminal role in the careers of jazz artists, and driven audience embrace of jazz and associated musical genres. This visionary jazz presenting and producing professional will:
- Program Monterey Jazz Festival as the world’s premier festival of jazz and related music, in the process engaging a stellar array of international artists in live performance;
- Shape year-around jazz programs delivered by artists, curators and educators using the extensive archives and other assets of the Monterey Jazz Festival as resources; and
- Extend the Monterey Jazz Festival vibe to year-around indoor and outdoor performances in Monterey and internationally under the Monterey Jazz Festival brand.
With an emphasis on both the festival and a 365-day-a-year experience of jazz, the Artistic Director: must be trusted by jazz artists, artist reps, recording labels, media, influencers, educators and audiences; will be an experienced jazz presenter, producer and promoter; and must have a keen grasp of in-person and online audience engagement.
For additional information or to apply, please contact Lee Kappelman, Oscar Quiros, Kevin Redick or Mark Oppenheim at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com