Musings on Monk: Sounds and Stories of a Modern Genius

8 August 2019 6:00pm — 7:30pm

The Dunedin Youth Jazz Orchestra, directed by Bill Martin, presents a selection of Big Band arrangements and solo performances from the oeuvre of pianist Thelonious Monk, one of the most original improvisers and composers in the history of jazz . Each performance will be introduced with historical notes and readings from a range of biographical and autobiographical sources. Transport yourself into the era of Bebop with readings and performances that will showcase some of the most memorable and iconoclastic tunes of the era. Each arrangement will feature a range of soloists and showcase the best young improvising talent in Dunedin!

Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City Library

FREE

Dunedin Public Libraries

03 474 3690 

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