Local Berkeley boy makes good! Monk was the first and most profound jazz influence on Benny Green, who will celebrate Monk’s birthday in this performance with a terrific bassist and drummer.
Robert Glasper Sweepstakes
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Fall 2011 Staff Picks
This is shaping up to be another outstanding festival -- from jazz icons to local heroes. Here are my top picks:
A living icon, embodying globalism long before it was fashionable. Can't miss a chance to experience first-hand the stunning virtuosity that has inspired and influenced music and culture around the world.