Performances

  • January 19

    John Beasley's MONK'estra at Purdue University

    Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA 8:00pm - 10:00pm

    For the 2018 Purdue Jazz Fest, it is an honor to celebrate jazz legend Thelonius Monk's centennial birthday and his undying influence on the form by welcoming John Beasley's MONK'estra. This group brings jazz full circle, translating Monk's work into the large ensemble format with fresh, buoyant arrangements. LOCATION: Purdue University http://johnbeasleymusic.com/monkestra/

  • January 20

    John Beasley's MONK'estra at Carmel Center for the Arts

    The Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032, USA 8:00pm - 10:00pm

    Celebrating Thelonious Monk's centennial year, this 15-piece big band captures the spirit of the great pianist and composer in fresh arrangements flavored with New Orleans spirit, hip-hop and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Founder John Beasley is an award-winning pianist, composer and arranger who has scored hit films and TV shows and has performed with music icons from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. The 2016 debut album, MONK’estra, Volume 1, was lauded as “some of the most mesmerizing big band music of recent memory” by International Review of Music. For Tickets: http://thecenterfortheperformingarts.org/tickets/production.aspx?PID=6238 http://johnbeasleymusic.com/event/carmel-center-for-the-arts-monkestra/

  • January 21

    Tom Luer with the Butler University Faculty Rhythm Section

    Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    One hour performance set for Butler Youth Jazz Program Students with BU faculty rhythm section. 90 minute workshop with Butler University Jazz Combo to follow.

  • January 26

    John Beasley's MONK'estra in Chicago

    Chicago Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604, USA 8:00pm - 10:30pm

    24th annual Symphony Center Jazz Series presents MONK’estra with Gregoire Maret

    For Tickets: 

    https://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2017-18/scp-jazz/melissa-aldana-john-beasley-monkestra/

    http://johnbeasleymusic.com/event/symphony-center-jazz-series-monkestra/

  • March 09

    John Beasley's MONK'estra @ Walt Disney Hall, Los Angeles

    8:00pm - 10:00pm


    ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE


    Experience Thelonious Monk’s timeless music in a unique cinematic-concert performance featuring multi-GRAMMY®-nominated John Beasley’s big band MONK’estra, rare film footage of Monk, a spoken word performance of Monk’s philosophy of life and music, and brilliant vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater.

    Programs, artists, dates, times, prices and availability subject to change.


    Tickets:
    https://www.laphil.com/tickets/john-beasley-presents-monkestra-geri-allen-presents-erroll-garner-project-concert-sea-0


    http://johnbeasleymusic.com/event/monkestra-walt-disney-hall-los-angeles/

  • March 14

    Tom Luer and Project Popular at Laguna Beach Live

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Tom Luer-Saxophones
    Andrew Synowiec-Guitar
    Andy Langham-Piano
    Edwin Livingston-Bass
    Dan Schnelle-Drums


    Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    Time: 6:00 PM



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    891 Laguna Canyon Road
    Laguna Beach, CA 92651
    Map & Directions

    Phone: (949) 715-9713
    Email: info@lagunabeachlive.org
    Website: http://www.lagunabeachlive.org

    Tickets $25

    https://lagunabeachlive. tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode= 1016869