Monk 101: Thelonious Sphere Monk, Genius of Modern Music. Born October 10, 1917!
Ten Decades That Shook the World. An October Revolution in Jazz!
Well You Needn’t. Rhythm-a-ning, Crepescule with Nellie, Pannonica, Coming Down the Hudson, Brilliant Corners, Round Midnight, Straight, No Chaser. Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Minton’s Playhouse. Paul Chambers, Charlie Rouse, Ben Riley, Bird, Diz, Max. Nellie. The Baroness. Mary Lou Williams. Lorraine Gordon.
Danny Brown, Hugh Schick, Chris Amberger, Matt Buckner celebrate & we get to celebrate right along with ’em!
Bring dough for the band, and celebrate the musicians inspired by Monk & his confreres all these years.
Trying to will a decent world into existence by making art.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site