He’s Dr. David Morwood, a plastic surgeon extraordinaire by day and by evening he is Dr. Jazz. Morwood is the jazz director at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa as well as the house drummer. Every Friday night at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa Morwood cuts the snare drum with the precision of a surgeon. The Fireplace Lounge at the Hyatt Regency Monterey has become one of the most sought-after spots for Monterey Bay area nightlife on weekend nights and Sunday mornings. The Lounge features the soothing sounds of jazz provided by Dr. David Thomas Morwood, Marshall Otwell and various guest performers along with a menu of small plates and appetizers, signature cocktails and an extensive wine list highlighting wines from Italy and California
All jazz events at the Fireplace Lounge at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa at 1 Old Golf Course Road in Monterey are complimentary. Jazz times are 7:00 pm Friday and Saturday. Stop by and enjoy live jazz, a glass of award winning Monterey County wine and great appetizers and wood fired pizzas.
• Fri 4 April - LA studio recording artist Gary Meek sax, Mike Lent guitar, Pete Lips bass, David Morwood drums - this band is not to be missed by any jazz fan - their latest recording is falling in love in Monterey
• Sat 5 April - guitar great Mike Lent from the Barry Manilow orchestra, Gary Meek keyboards, David Morwood drums.
• Fri/Sat 11,12 April - Bob Basa guitar, Mark Hamersly bass, David Morwood drums - from Bossa Nova to swing to jazz!
• Fri 18 Apr - Kenny Stahl flute virtuoso, with Bob Burnett guitar, David Morwood drums. Kenny's jazz recordings have attained national acclaim!
• Sat 19 Apr - Roger Eddy sax, David Morwood drums, with special guests - roger makes it swing!
• Sunday 20 Apr - Easter Brunch with the David Morwood band featuring special guest vocalist Mayumi!
• Fri/Sat 25/26 April - recording artist Gary Meek - Meek has toured and recorded with many great artists such as Dionne Warwick and Al Jerreau, and just returned from LA making a record with the great Dave Weckl and playing to a sellout crowd in Hollywood!
For information call (831) 372-1234 or visit https://www.hyattregencymonterey.com