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T. S. MONK SEXTET

T. S. Monk, dr
Josh Evans, tp
Patience Higgins, as
Willie Williams, ts
Helen Sung, p
Kenny Davis, b

T.S. Monk - drummer, bandleader, composer, and vocalist was drawn to the drums before the age of ten. His destiny was sealed when Max Roach, with whom he studied, gave him his first drum set. Later, the young Monk joined his father's trio and toured with his dad until the elder Monk's retirement in 1975. T. S. then launched into the music that had captivated him and his generation, R&B. He first toured with a group called Natural Essence and afterward, along with his sister Barbara, formed his own band. T. S. received the New York Jazz Awards First Annual "Recording of the Year" award and Downbeat's prestigious 63rd annual Album of the year Reader's Choice Award for “Monk On Monk”. “Monk on Monk” is the "80th Anniversary Birthday Tribute to Thelonious Sphere Monk" featuring twenty guest artists including Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Arturo Sandoval and Dianne Reeves, among others. Critics and the public lauded T. S. Monk as his father's true musical heir, as bandleader, and performer. Shortly after his father passed away leaving a rich and legendary legacy, tragically his sister died of cancer. To honor his father's legacy and support the efforts of education, Thelonious turned his attention toward forming the “Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz”. As Chairman, Thelonious has been at the forefront of helping to create a number of programs that range from sponsoring music education for students in the form of full scholarships to funding and supporting after-school athletic programs. In 1992, Thelonious formed his jazz sextet and received raves from the moment they hit the stage and the studio. With Grammy Award winning producer Don Sickler on trumpet, the duo has carved an innovative and dynamic approach to crafting the T. S. Monk Sextet sound; this band soars and sizzles. T. S. Monk continues to display his leadership and artistry through his recordings and live performances worldwide, on television and in concert.

Konzerte

Di. 19.4. - Sa. 23.4.2016

1. Konzert 19:30 Uhr
(Türöffnung 19:00 Uhr)

2. Konzert 22:00 Uhr
(Türöffnung 21:30 Uhr)

Eintrittspreis

Ein Konzert CHF 48.-
Beide Konzerte CHF 72.-

Links

T. S. Monk

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