Brad Mehldau Added to JALC Orchestra Monk Program

Brad Mehldau Added to JALC Orchestra Monk Program

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Today, Jazz at Lincoln Center announced that pianist Brad Mehldau has been added as an additional special guest for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis' upcoming concert at the Town Hall (123 W 43rd St, New York).

Taking place on Oct. 23 and 24, at 8 p.m., the concert, which features the music of Thelonious Monk, also features previously announced special guest pianist Joey Alexander.

Mehldau and Alexander will join the JALC Orchestra with Marsalis to explore Monk's legacy. The program for this concert features big band arrangements of classic Monk tunes, including “Brilliant Corners,” “Epistrophy,” “Light Blue,” “We See,” “Skippy,” “Ugly Beauty” and “Monk's Mood.”