2013 Thelonious Monk International All-Star Gala Concert
Wayne Shorter to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Special Tribute to George Duke
All-Star Gala Concert – John Beasley (Musical Director)
Marcus Miller, Ledisi, Branford Marsalis, Jimmy Heath, Brian Blade, Terri Lyne Carringtion, Kurt Elling, Roy Hargrove, Take 6, Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Vinnie Colaiuta, James Genus, Cassandra Wilson, Robben Ford among others.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Wayne Shorter in recognition of his extraordinary, six-decade career as a saxophonist, educator and composer.
Special tribute to the late George Duke, a longtime friend and supporter of the Institute, who was scheduled to serve as the evening’s Musical Director. Many of Duke’s longtime musical collaborators will perform in his memory.