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'Straight, No Chaser: The Music of Thelonious Monk'

Michele Zousmer / courtesy of the San Diego Symphony
Gilbert Castellanos is shown in an undated photo.
Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 7:30 PM
The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

From the organizers:
Gilbert Castellanos, trumpet
Russell Malone, guitar
Rodney Whitaker, bass
Gerald Clayton, piano
Lewis Nash, drums

Special Guest — Charles McPherson, alto saxophone

This is his story, these are his songs.

The second most recorded Jazz musician of all time, Thelonious Monk’s eccentric charisma, unique improvisational style and percussive approach set the standard for – not just Jazz musicians, but – musical icons ever since.

Join Gilbert Castellanos, Gerald Clayton, Lewis Nash, Russell Malone, Rodney Whitaker and special guest Charles McPherson for an evening celebrating one of Jazz’s most influential characters.

The San Diego Symphony does not appear in this program. Be sure to come early for a pre-concert set from students of the Young Lions Jazz Conservatory, beginning around 6:15pm.

Related links:
Young Lions Jazz Conservatory on InstagramYoung Lions Jazz Conservatory on Facebook
The San Diego Symphony on Twitter

The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

222 Marina Park Way
San Diego, California 92101

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