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Jam Session with Jerry Bergonzi at the UCLA Music Library

04/21/2017 01:30 PM

@ Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
5225 Wisconsin Ave NW, Ste 605

Jam Session with Jerry Bergonzi at the UCLA Music Library

Join us in celebrating #JazzAppreciationMonth with a jam session hosted by Artist-in-Residence Jerry Bergonzi and the Thelonious Monk Institute Ensemble!

The afternoon will begin with a 45-minute set of original music written by the members of the Thelonious Monk Institute Ensemble and performed alongside Jerry Bergonzi, followed by an open jam session. Instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome!

Artist-in-Residence Jerry Bergonzi (tenor sax) is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator. Bergonzi has performed throughout the world at all the major jazz festivals and jazz venues, with his own ensembles as well as with numerous jazz greats. His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity. His discography includes more than 60 recordings, notably Standard Gonz with the Jerry Bergonzi Quartet on the Blue Note label; he also has 60 recorded song titles registered with ASCAP.

Members of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance Ensemble include:

Alex Hahn - Alto Saxophone (USA)
Julio Flavio Maza - Tenor Saxophone (Peru)
Jon Hatamiya - Trombone (USA)
Glenn Tucker - Piano (USA)
Simon Moullier - Vibraphone (France)
Luca Alemanno - Bass (Italy)
Anthony Fung - Drums (Canada)

This all-ages event is free and open to the public, space permitting.

Join us at our other Jazz Appreciation Month events:

Masterclass with Robert Hurst: bit.ly/Hurst4-3-17
Jam Session at the Blue Whale: bit.ly/MonkJam4-4-17
Masterclass with Steve Nelson: bit.ly/Nelson4-12-17

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