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The NEC Jazz Orchestra presents Monk’s Dream: Thelonious Monk at 100

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm

New England Conservatory’s (NEC) internationally renowned Jazz Studies Department presents Monk’s Dream: Thelonious Monk at 100 at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 at NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston. The concert will feature solo performances by NEC alumni and faculty members as well as performances by the NEC Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ken Schaphorst.

Admission is free. For more information call 617-585-1122 or visit Following tonights concert there will be a jam session and reception in Brown Hall.

Robin Kelley, author of Thelonious Monk: The Life of an American Original, will speak at this concert and on October 18 panel discussion. As part of Monk’s centennial, NEC will also host a panel discussion on Wednesday, October 18, 4 pm. at Williams Hall. The panel will feature Robin Kelley, author of “Thelonious Monk: The Life of an American Original,” along with Fred Hersch, Ken Schaphorst and Ran Blake.