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John Beasley's Monk'estra at Jazz Monster Concerts at Soka Performing Arts Center

Rebecca uploaded this event on August 2, 2018

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Soka Performing Arts Center
Jazz Monster Concerts

1 University Dr
Aliso Viejo, CA
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Fri, February 15, 2019
8:00 pm

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An uncommonly versatile pianist and accomplished composer, Grammy- and Emmy-nominated John Beasley has carved an enviable reputation. His arranging skills find no better showcase than his smashing 15-piece big band MONK’estra.

MONK’estra captures the spirit of Thelonious Monk’s singular style with its off-beat melodies, humor, and unbounded swing in fresh arrangements flavored with hints of New Orleans, hip-hop, Afro-Cuban, and atmospheric rhythms and colors. MONK’estra pays loving tribute to the master’s music while infusing it with contemporary energy.

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