Monk in Motion: the Next Face of Jazz
is a partnership between BMCC Tribeca PAC
and the Thelonious Monk Institute
that presents the top three winners of the Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. Jazz drummers
competed September 22, 2012 at the Kennedy Center. They will perform separately with their combos. Also two free film screenings and a panel discussion have been added this year! See below by date:
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger Film – 7PM – FREE
Second Runner-Up Colin Stranahan with pianist Glenn Zaleski, and bassist Rick Rosato featuring saxophonist Ben Van Gelder. Concert at 8:30PM; $25
His latest album, Anticipation, is a record that represents a collaboration with pianist Glenn Zaleski and bassist Rick Rosato. Click here for more info. & a clip.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Film – 7PM – FREE
First Runner-Up Justin Brown with his combo. Concert at 8:30PM; $25
A member of the Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet, Brown works frequently with pianists Gerald Clayton and Tony Tixier and vocalist Gretchen Parlato. Click here for more info. & a clip.