A Jazz classic, Round Midnight, is the title song of Claude Jay’s new album by Harlem resident and small business owner, written by jazz master Thelonious Monk.
The MSM MONK’estra Ensemble, with students from Manhattan School of Music’s Jazz Arts program, led by guest conductor/arranger John Beasley, will perform arrangements from Beasley’s MONK’estra project, which “reinvents Thelonious Monk for the 21st century” (LA Weekly).
Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill (far left is Melba Moore’s father who managed Mintons Playhouse for many years), in front of Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947.
Presented as part of the Ertegun Jazz Concert Series, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra bassist and musical director Carlos Henriquez leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in the world premiere of Monk con Clave.
By Robert Walker In a time where the United States is in the throes of a pandemic that has taken more lives than both World Wars and the VietNam war combined.
Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced its May and June 2022 programming at Dizzy’s Club, featuring a diverse lineup of club favorites and rising stars alongside the launch of a new concert series.
Midway through a successful inaugural year, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (BKCM) is thrilled to announce that applications are open through May 15, 2022, for the second year of the Jazz Leaders Fellowship (JLF) program.