What's Hot: Who is Thelonious Monk? The Broad Stage Presents Jazz Pianist

Friday, 3 May 2013, 9:06:00 AM

Mitch James

'Who is Thelonious Monk?' comes to The Broad Stage this Saturday, May 4.
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'Who is Thelonious Monk?' comes to The Broad Stage this Saturday, May 4.

Who

is Thelonious Monk?

-- Saturday, May 4 at 11 am

-- Admission $15-$35

-- The Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica

Jazz pianist Eric Reed takes young people on a

journey through history and back again to fire up a love of American music this Saturday morning at The Broad Stage.

“Who is Thelonious Monk?” introduces audiences to a pianist/composer who was

one of the unmatched geniuses of jazz.

His music contained dancing rhythms,

dissonant harmonies and wild and fun melodies that were even challenging for

the musicians in his band.

Everyone will gain an enhanced understanding of what

swing really is while learning about one of the greatest musical artists of the

20th century.

Local favorite Beachy Cream will have their delicious ice cream

sandwiches available for sale on the plaza. 

For more

information, call 310.434.3200 or visit thebroadstage.com.

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