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Monk in Motion: The Next Face of Jazz
The BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center is proud to present three previous finalists in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition:
Orrin Evans (shown above — pianist/ bandleader, 1999 finalist), Saturday, February 4,
Charenee Wade (vocalist, 2010 finalist), Saturday, February 18, and
David Gibson (trombone, 2003 finalist), Saturday, March 4.
Each evening starts at 7:30 p.m., and each artist will perform a concert with his or her individual band.
Tickets are $30 for each concert (students/seniors $20).
All performances will be held at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street (between Greenwich and West St.) in Theatre 2.
To purchase tickets, call Ticketing Services at (212) 220-1460. Tickets can also be purchased by visiting http://tribecapac.org or by visiting the Box Office at 199 Chambers Street, Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00 noon – 6:00 p.m.
Monk in Motion: The Next Face of Jazz is a partnership between BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center and the Thelonious Monk Institute that typically presents current winners from the renowned Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. This year, we are presenting three previous and prominent Thelonious Monk Competition finalists who have achieved success beyond the competition. Each concert features one winner and their combo from various parts of the world, demonstrating the versatility and variety of different jazz styles. For more information on the Institute, please visit www.monkinstitute.org.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tribeca Performing Arts Center
The BMCC Community