Woman taking a photograph at the 1970 Monterey Jazz Festival.
Los Angeles Public Library
The festival debuted in 1958 and is one of the longest running jazz festivals in the world.
The 1970 lineup included Duke Ellington, Modern Jazz Quartet, Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Joe Williams, Johnny Otis Show w/Little Esther Phillips and Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Woody Herman Orchestra, Buddy Rich Orchestra, Ivory Joe Hunter, Sonny Stitt & Gene Ammons.
Clint Eastwood filmed part of his movie Play Misty for Me at the 1970 festival.