The audience got a great dose of lively straight ahead jazz Sunday night on the Nightclub stage with the Toshiko Akiyoki-Lew Tabackin Quartet. The Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Quartet Lew Tabackin, Peter Washington and Toshiko Akiyoshi of the Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Quartet. Photo by Mike Rainey. Akiyoshi's ferocious piano playing was well-complimented by Tabackin's energetic sax work. For more coverage of the Monterey Jazz Festival, see our Monterey Jazz Festival category.