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Thelonious Monk 90th Birthday Piano Marathon Coming to NYC

Marathons aren’t just for late-night television shows or runners anymore. Come Oct. 10, the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center at New York City’s Ground Zero will house the Thelonious Monk 90th Birthday Piano Marathon.

The event, co-produced by Klavierhaus and in association with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, will bring together several pianists to pay tribute to Monk. Artists in attendance will include Geri Allen, Cedar Walton, Randy Weston, Frank Kimbrough, Luis Perdomo, Fred Hersch, Helio Alves, Aaron Goldberg, Dan Tepfer, Juan Jose Chuquisengo, Aaron Diehl, Ran Ja, Joel Fan, Martha Marchena, Diedre Rodman and Erno Feher.

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