Five-time Grammy®-winner Antonio Sanchez launches this series with a live-to-picture performance of his percussion-only score to the film Birdman. LA Phil’s esteemed Creative Chair for Jazz, Herbie Hancock, presents one of his trademark one-of-a-kind concerts! John Beasley Presents MONK'estra celebrates the 100th birthday of legendary pianist Thelonious Monk, followed by an homage to pianist Erroll Garner’s landmark album, Concert by the Sea, presented by Geri Allen. This series also includes a swinging, soulful program by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Chick Corea, and the series closes out with an inspired concert by Crosscurrents: Zakir Hussain, Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Shankar Mahadevan and more that bridges jazz and the music of India.

5 Events
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CDMX: BiRDMAN LiVE

Feel the rhythm of Iñárritu’s film with renowned percussionist and composer Antonio Sanchez.

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Artists

  • Antonio Sanchez performer
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Herbie Hancock

The modern music icon transcends boundaries as he redefines jazz and R&B.

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Artists

  • Herbie Hancock keyboards
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John Beasley’s “MONK+MONK’estra,” a cinematic concert • Geri Allen’s Erroll Garner Project: Concert by the Sea

Big band swing meets jazz style in this remarkable interpretation of Thelonious Monk’s timeless sound.

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Artists

  • John Beasley piano
  • MONK’estra
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater special guest vocals
  • Gerald Clayton pianist
  • Christian Sands pianist
  • Helen Sung pianist
  • Victor Lewis drums
  • Russell Malone guitar
  • Darek Oles bass
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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Chick Corea • Kurt Elling

Sparks fly with swinging, soulful standards that will raise the roof!

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Artists

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
  • Chick Corea piano
  • Kurt Elling vocals
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Crosscurrents: Zakir Hussain, Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Shankar Mahadevan • The Vijay Iyer Sextet

One of the world’s finest pianists, plus jazz meets the music of India in this tour-de-force performance!

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Artists

  • Crosscurrents
  • Zakir Hussain tabla
  • Dave Holland bass
  • Chris Potter saxophone
  • Shankar Mahadevan vocals
  • Louiz Banks keyboards
  • Gino Banks drums
  • Sanjay Divecha guitar
  • Gino Banks drums
  • The Vijay Iyer Sextet
  • Vijay Iyer piano / Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Graham Haynes cornet / flugelhorn / electronics
  • Steve Lehman alto saxophone
  • Mark Shim tenor saxophone
  • Stephan Crump bass
  • Marcus Gilmore drums