John Beasley presents MONK'estra
Dee Dee Bridgewater, special guest
About This Performance
The L.A.-based big band John Beasley presents MONK'estra celebrates the 100th birthday of legendary pianist Thelonious Monk with fresh new arrangements of Monk's unique compositions, along with clips of his performances, and joined by brilliant vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater. Closing the evening will be a homage to one of the most popular albums in jazz history, pianist Erroll Garner's Concert by the Sea. Today's most exciting jazz pianists, with an all-star rhythm section, will perform such classics as "April in Paris," "They Can't Take That Away from Me," "Autumn Leaves" and many more.
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