On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thelonious Monk, one of America's greatest composers, we celebrate with a uniquely global perspective: from Min Xiao-Fen's Blue Pipa Trio to GRAMMY Award-winning Arturo O'Farrill's Latin inflected approach, artists from around the world pay unexpected homages to this American genius.
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Tickets to this event include same day Museum admission.
Enjoy a pre-performance drink in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. Doors will open approximately one hour prior to the event and you may purchase a drink prior to the show.
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