Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition Finals & Gala Concert

Oct 04, 2010 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Hailed as the most prestigious jazz competition in the world, this year's Competition features jazz vocals. 12 of the next generation’s most outstanding young jazz vocalists, representing France, Germany, Japan, and the United States, will perform for an illustrious judging panel, including Patti Austin, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, and Dianne Reeves.

Following the Competition will be an all-star Tribute to the Great American Songbook featuring Terence Blanchard, Terri Lyne Carrington, George Duke, Kevin Eubanks, James Genus, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Heath, T.S. Monk, Wayne Shorter, and more.

The evening begins at 7:30pm in the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center. Tickets are $35-75 and available through the Kennedy Center box office at www.kennedy-center.org or 800.444.1324. Information regarding VIP packages, which include admission to the post-event VIP Cast Party, is available from the Institute at 202.364.7272 x107 or gala@monkinstitute.org.

Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center

Washington DC

http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/?fuseaction=showEvent&event=RLXAC

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