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Angel City Jazz Festival at Ford Amphitheatres in Hollywood
October 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm$20 – $75
The Angel City Jazz Festival returns to the Ford Amphitheatres in Hollywood on October 1. This year’s event honors the centennial of Thelonious Monk with a tribute to the influential pianist and composer.
The celebration begins with “Thelonious Monk’s Afro-Cuban Dream,” with Dee Dee Bridgewater on vocals, Brian Lynch on trumpet, Conrad Herwig on trombone, Manuel Valera on piano, Ruben Rodriguez on bass, Richie Flores on conga and Robby Ameen on drums.
The program culminates with a DJ-style reimagining of Monk, with performances from DJ Logic, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Deantoni Parks and Steve Lehman as they sample Monk via John Beasley’s own MONK’estra records.
You can buy tickets via the link below. Goldstar Events is offering discounted tickets to this event, while supplies last!