Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

The Monterey Jazz Festival is an annual music festival that takes place in Monterey, California, United States. It was founded on October 3, 1958 by jazz musician, saxophonist Jimmy Lyons.

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

The festival is held annually in Monterey County on an 8-acre site on the third full weekend of September, starting on Friday. Five hundred of the best jazz artists perform on nine stages scattered throughout the territory, with a total of approximately 50 concert performances.

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

In addition, the Monterey Jazz Festival offers you to participate in conversations about jazz, panel discussions, seminars, exhibitions, and just have a good rest and have a holiday.

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

These photos were taken at the Monterey Jazz Festival in September 1969 and perfectly convey the atmosphere of the holiday and the overall spirit of freedom inherent in that time.

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Style and swing: what the participants of the Monterey Jazz Festival looked like in 1969

Keywords: Culture | North america | History | California | Photo collection | World | Retro photo | Music festival

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