Talking Thelonious Monk & Geri Allen: The Newest Language on the PianoMONK@100
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 2:00 am
Moderated by former New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff, MONK@100 artists reflect on the substantial musical legacies of the late Geri Allen (who was slated to appear in MONK@100) and Thelonious Monk. Participants will include Kris Davis, Ethan Iverson, and Jason Moran.
Friday, October 20, 2 PM
Durham Fruit and Produce
Free and open to the public
Duke Performances will commemorate the centenary of jazz icon and North Carolina native Thelonious Monk through “MONK@100,” a ten-day event at the Durham Fruit & Produce Company, a 15,000-square-foot warehouse space for the arts in downtown Durham, from Tuesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 26.
Note: Street parking is available for this event.MONK@100 is made possible, in part, with support from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation & the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. MONK@100 is an official event of the N.C. Arts Council’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.