Taking place this March 31-April 2 the Next Generation Jazz\r\nFestival brings together the best student performers of every kind from around\r\nthe Country. From big bands and combos to vocal soloists you won’t want to miss\r\nthese performances. The Monterey Jazz\r\nFestival has continued to be a leader in Jazz education since its inception in\r\n1958. \r\n\r\nIn 1971 The California High School All-Star Band was created\r\nwhich has continued on as the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra carrying on the\r\ntradition of presenting young musicians. With only one week of rehearsals members\r\nbegin preparing for tour performances which have included Europe, Australia,\r\nJapan, Croatia, The Netherlands, and New York.