By invitation:

John Beasley’s big band MONK’estra Showcase


“Some of the most mesmerizing big band music of recent memory.” Don Heckman, IROM

Grammy-nominated musician and MACK AVENUE artist John Beasley leads MONK’estra, an infectious melodic and rhythmic 15-piece big band that captures Thelonious Monk’s spirit, humor and unbounded swing in fresh arrangements infused with a New Orleans shuffle, hip-hop, Afro-Cuban rhythms and atmospheric colors.



Conductor/Arranger/Keyboards: John Beasley

TRUMPET: Bijon Watson, Rashawn Ross, Sean Edmonds, Scott Wenholt

TROMBONE: Steve Turre, James Burton, Adam Machaskee, James Borowski
SAX: Lawrence Feldman, Oliver Santana, Bob Malach, Adam Kolker, Dave Riekenberg

DRUMS: Terreon Gulley

and special guests

By invitation:  RSVP – Lorna:  310-200-8388