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MetLiveArts Jazz Events Announced

2017-18 season includes Monk tribute, Charles Lloyd and The Marvels, Robert Glasper

Charles Lloyd at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival (photo by Heather Franckling)
Robert Glasper (photo by Ken V)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its MetLiveArts programming for the 2017-18 season, including three jazz events taking place at Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium.

Thelonious Monk at 100

On Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., Min Xiao-Fen’s Blue Pipa Trio (Min on pipa, sanxian and voice; Dean Johnson, bass; Steve Salerno, guitar), trumpeter Arturo O’Farrill and violinist/oudist Zafer Tawil will pay tribute to Thelonious Monk through Monk-inspired originals and reworkings of classic compositions. Band details for O’Farrill and Tawil are still TBD.

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