Beasley’s MONK’estra—Frost Concert Jazz Band
Wednesday, 04/04/2018 – 07:30 pm –
UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Drive,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
John Beasley, guest pianist and conductor
John Daversa, director
Pianist, composer, and arranger John Beasley reimagines the music of Thelonious Monk with humor and daring in this collaborative large-ensemble project, which vividly conjures Monk’s spirit with an irresistible mix of New Orleans bounce, be-bop, Afro-Cuban grooves, and hip-hop swagger.