A Colorado Centennial Celebration for Thelonious Monk
KUVO’s charismatic music director, Arturo Gomez is emcee for a night of tribute and celebration of one of the undisputed founders of the bebop movement, the acclaimed Pianist and Composer Thelonious Monk, for his 100th birth date observance. (Born October 10, 1917)
SPECIAL GUEST, ROME NEAL
NYC’s award winning actor, director, producer & Jazz singer, performs excerpts from his 17 year portrayal of Jazz composer and pianist Thelonious Monk, in Laurence Holder’s MONK.
Followed by a talk back.
Sheryl Renee’s Salute to the Legend…MONK, kicks off the evening with Sheryl’s vocal my take on some of Monks classic ballads including his signature ballad “Round Midnight”.
TENIA NELSON TRIO
Denver Jazz pianist Tenia Nelson, who kUVO describes as having “a piano voice that is unique and soulful” will bring her new MONK tribute CD SPHERIO to life, with Alex Tripp on (d), Bob Songster on (b)
Held at the beautiful Field House Event Venue, known as the Room with THE View! Cash Bar, Delicious Menu. www.fieldhouseeventvenue.com
Tune into 89.3 KUVO for more information. Streaming live at .www.kuvo.org. and achance to give back and
Tickets on sale at www.sherylrenee.com/purchase
October 20, 2017 7:00 PM Field House Event Venue