Thelonious Monk International Jazz Drums Competition Finals & All-Star Gala Concert
- Sun., Sep. 23, 2012, 7:30 PM
- Eisenhower Theater
- 2 hours, 20 minutes
- $50.00 - $75.00
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As part of the year's Competition, TMIJ will present an All-Star Gala Concert honoring Madeleine Albright for her longtime support of jazz and the Institute, featuring performances by legendary jazz masters and internationally renowned artists. The evening's co-hosts will include Herbie Hancock and Thelonious Monk, Jr. George Duke will serve as the evening's musical director. All proceeds from the Gala Concert will support the Institute's public school jazz education programs in Washington, D.C. and across the country.
Performance Timing: Part One - 60 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Part Two - 60 min.