Monk + MONK’estra, a cinematic experience

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Experience Thelonious Monk’s timeless music in a unique cinematic-concert performance featuring multi-GRAMMY© nominated John Beasley’s big band MONK’estra, rare film footage of Monk, and spoken word performance of Monk’s philosophy of life and music.

Co-produced and written with filmmaker Stefan Forbes and John Beasley featuring rare footage from Michael Blackwood’s films “Monk” and “Monk in Europe”.

“Monk + MONK’estra” will feature the indomitable creative jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater and debut at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, on Friday, March 9, 2018.