Part of JZ1 Jazz
We are saddened to hear of the passing of the brilliant pianist, composer and educator Geri Allen, who was scheduled to perform on this concert. Our thoughts are with her family during this time. We’ll update the details of this event soon.
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.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
Also Coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall
- CDMX: BiRDMAN LiVE: Monday, October 9, 2017 - 8:00pm
- Herbie Hancock: Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
- Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Chick Corea • Kurt Elling: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
Crosscurrents: Zakir Hussain, Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Shankar Mahadevan
The Vijay Iyer Sextet: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:00pm