Thelonious Monk

Melodious Thunk celebrates the music of Thelonious Monk

JAZZSTOCK will be presenting the music of Thelonious Monk in celebration of his birthday. This has become an annual event, but the first time it has been presented at the Bearsville Theater with the newly-formed Monk band:

TIME: 7-11 pm
STUDENTS (with ID): $5

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