The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has announced the semifinalists in the 21st annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1-5 p.m. at Schoenberg Hall on the UCLA campus.
This year’s competition will feature the saxophone. Twelve of the most outstanding young saxophonists from across the globe will compete for more than $50,000 in scholarships and prizes in front of an esteemed panel of judges including Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heath, Greg Osby, Jane Ira Bloom and David Sanchez. The event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, visit Monk Institute or call 310-284-8200.