Past Event

Thelonious Monk photo by William Gottlieb

Monk Centennial Jam Session

Calling jazz musicians of all ages! Celebrate Thelonious Monk’s 100th birthday by digging into the composer’s most famous tunes. Grab your instrument, bring a chart, and build your chops with Harlem icon David Durrah and a community of budding contemporary musicians and living legends.

Don’t play an instrument?  Saturday Sessions are a space for musicians and fans alike. Grab a latté and soak up Harlem’s vibrant live music scene.

$10.00 Suggested Donation

Series Description
Saturday Sessions

In keeping with Harlem’s tradition of artist salons and after-hours performances, our monthly Saturday Sessions provide an informal creative space for musicians to connect and play with mentors. Proudly supported by The Jazz Foundation of America Gig Fund. From performance opportunities to emergency living expenses to medical care to housing, the Jazz Foundation offers a variety of programs and assistance for jazz and blues musicians in need.

Saturday Sessions are presented in partnership with the Jazz Foundation of America’s Gig Fund program, with support from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.