Joe Lovano's Us Five at the Monterey Jazz Festival Crowds thronged in front of Dizzy's Den on Sunday night, just to catch the strains of the Joe Lovano Us Five, a jazz supergroup featuring Lovano on tenor saxophone, Esperanza Spalding on bass, James Weidman on piano, and Otis Brown and Francisco Mela on drums. Joe Lovano's Us Five at the Monterey Jazz Festival For more coverage of the Monterey Jazz Festival, see our Monterey Jazz Festival category