* Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition Finals + Gala Concert

December 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
2700 F St NW
Washington, DC 20566
$35 - $125

The three finalists of the 2018 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition perform in the competition finals before a panel of piano greats.

Part of the evening’s events are also a series of performances dedicated to longtime Monk Institute supporter and national treasure Aretha Franklin, who passed away earlier this year. A cast of all-star musicians, including Terri Lyne Carrington, Jimmy Heath, Jazzmeia Horn,  Linda Oh and Ambrose Akinmusire perform as part of this gala tribute concert.



Jackson Sinnenberg

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at sinnenbergmusic.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.