Fireplace Lounge

& Patio


Light Fare:                       

Sunday-Thursday               11:30a.m. – 10:00p.m.

Friday-Saturday                  11:30a.m. – 11:00p.m.

hyatt regency monterey jazz sept 2017

Celebrate the Labor Day weekend with some swinging' jazz in our Fireplace Lounge -  music for dining, dancing, drinking, and just plain listening!


Friday 1 sept, 7PM - vocalist extraordinaire Lauri Hofer, with guitar great Mike Lent, Joe Dolister bass, David Morwood drums


Sat 2 Sept 7PM - Bob Basa guitar, with David Morwood drums and friends


Sunday 3 Sept 7PM - David Morwood jazz band with special guests - one more evening to relax and swing the night away before heading back to the "day job"


Friday 8 Sept - Bob Basa guitar, Joe Dolister bass - from Brazilian to Bossa nova to swing and jazz


Sat 9 Sept - Joe Dolister bass, with special guests


The Hyatt Regency Monterey welcomes the 60th annual Monterey Jazz Festival - celebrate the longest continuously running jazz festival in the world with us at the Hyatt!!


Sunday 10 Sept - 2:30 - Second Sunday Swinging live jazz jam with David Morwood and Lee Durley - help us welcome the performers and artists coming to monterey with some swingin' jazz!


Wednesday 13 Sept - 7PM - David Morwood Jazz Band with special guests - our jazz director and drummer in residence will make it swing for visitors, jammers, and locals alike! We celebrate and salute 20 consecutive years of jazz at the Hyatt Monterey including our famous late night jam sessions Jazz Festival weekend with our own house drummer!


Thursday 14 Sept - 7PM - guitar great Calvin Keys - his over 50 year career has spanned the globe and has included stints with Ray Charles, Ahmad Jamal, MC Hammer, and many others as well as releasing his own recordings. with Billy Bosch bass, David Morwood drums, and special guests


Friday 1 Sept - 4-7PM - Nik Bortolussi clarinet extraordinaire - tribute to Benny Goodman - anyone who digs swingin' clarinet will not want to miss the return of one of the most entertaining artists to hit the Hyatt stage! with Pete Lips bass, David Morwood drums, and special guests


Friday 1 Sept - 9:30PM - 1:45AM - Jon Dryden piano - after keeping the jazz flame burning at the Empire Diner in NYC for over 7 years we are delighted to welcome this innovative performer, composer, arranger back to the Hyatt Monterey. with the remarkable Ben Herod sax, David Morwood drums, and surprise guests!


Sat 16 Sept - 9:30- 1:45 AM - Andrew Speight sax - from the nat adderley band to Stanford's remake of Bird with Strings to the Marsalis family, this incredible alto sax player is like none other! with Tomoko Funaki bass, Ben Stolorow piano, David Morwood drums


Sunday 17 sept - 9:30 AM- 1PM - Sunday Jazz Brunch - "one morning in San Paulo" with the incredible Brazilian pianist Marcos Silva, with Pete Lips bass, David Morwood drums and special invited guests to make the Brazilian sound complete!


Sunday 17 Sept 9:15PM - 1:30 AM - special late night closing jam session to celebrate the 60th annual Monterey Jazz Festival - with guitar great Mike Lent - from the Barry Manilow orchestra to the musical tribute to Janis Joplin to the Today show and Good Morning America, Mike makes it cook and swing...and we might get just a little bit funky to close the weekend! with Billy Bosch bass, David Morwood drums, and special invited guests and friends!


Friday 22 Sept - 7PM - David Morwood jazz band with special guests


Sat 23 Sept - 7PM - Mike Lent guitar, Billy Bosch bass, David Morwood drums


Fri 29 Sept - incredible vocalist Tammie Brown - from pop to funk to jazz to swing this versatile singer has one it all! with special guest Frank Buchanan guitar, Eddie Mendenhall organ, David Morwood drums


Sat 30 Sept - Gino Raugi swingin' jazz Guitar, Joe Dolister Bass, David Morwood drums



The Hyatt's newly designed Fireplace Lounge has been voted by the media the number one spot in the county to hear live jazz - and we are proud to celebrate and salute 20 consecutive years of live jazz and late night sessions during the Monterey Jazz Festival with our drummer-in- residence and jazz director David Morwood. the music starts to swing at 7 PM every weekend year round. Bar menu, drink specials by our famous bartender Rocky, and adjacent full menu Tusca restaurant with award-winning chef Steve Johnson. No cover, free parking, swing baby swing! Get here early while there is still seating!


  • Central Fireplace and Relaxing Ambiance
  • Signature Cocktails
  • Small Plates
  • Weekend Jazz Every Friday & Saturday Night

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