|Random moments. Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca's band had just played the opening set on the first night on the Garden Stage.|
|The Garden Stage and some of the oaks for which the Festival grounds are famous.|
|The dining room, not yet set up.|
|It takes a long time to cook ribs properly, so he starts early in the day. Wish I'd snapped this a few seconds sooner, when he lifted the lid of the cooker to a billow of smoke as large as the cloud overhead.|
|Dave Holland (l) with the Craig Taborn Quartet: Dave King, Chris Lightcap, Craig Taborn, and Chris Speed. Photo by Louise Holland. Dave King sent it to me because he's wearing a scarf I loaned him after the Quartet played.|
|Dr. Lonnie Smith (l) came to hear Willard Jenkins (c) interview Lonnie's old friend, NEA Jazz Master Lou Donaldson (r). Lonnie and Lou played together for many years; Lou joined Lonnie for a set at the Festival's final show in Dizzy's Den.|
|Visiting the exhibit "Brubeck at Monterey: Six Decades of Excellence" in the Coffee House Gallery and finding something you've written.|
All photos by John Whiting and Pamela Espeland unless otherwise indicated.
Related: Monterey 56 2013, a photo set on Flickr.