On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thelonious Monk, one America's greatest composers, we celebrate with a uniquely global perspective: from Min Xiao-Fen's Blue Pipa to Arturo O'Farrill's Latin inflected approach, artists from around the world pay unexpected homages to this American genius.
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Friday, October 20, 7 pm
Tickets start at $40
Above: Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Minton's Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept.1947. Courtesy of the William P. Gottlieb Collection, Library of Congress