Oscar Hernandez and SHO to premiere commissioned work at 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 22nd

“The musicianship from a such a large band is simply the best you can get…” — BBC

The Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to present its annual commission piece in 2018, Monterey Encounter (A Latin Jazz Suite for Flute) with special guest Hubert Laws, composed and performed by the world-renowned Oscar Hernández & the Spanish Harlem Orchestra. This two-time Grammy-winning ensemble is the one of the premier New York-style, “hard salsa” groups in the world, and will feature the NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws as a soloist. Don’t miss them in the Arena, they are back at Monterey for the first time since 2005! More on Oscar Hernández & the Spanish Harlem Orchestra.


Saturday, Sept 22 / 3:40 pm / Jimmy Lyons Stage