Mostly Monk: Tommy James Plays the Music of Thelonious Monk

Friday, February 24, 2023 at 7:30pm
Jazz Maui, ProArts, and Mana'o Radio present renowned pianist Tommy James, playing the music of Thelonious Monk. 
With Marcus Johnson on bass and Paul Marchetti on drums.

$30 General Reserved Seating
$35 VIP (best-view seats in small groups with their own side tables)

Special $5 Discount per ticket if you also buy a ticket for the Jazz Maui production of MONK the following night

Run time: 110 minutes with intermission

Besides being a wonderful jazz pianist, Tommy James is a composer, arranger and music director having majored in composition at the Manhattan School of Music.  He has been the pianist and music director of the Duke Ellington Orchestra for the past nine years and recently moved to Honolulu from his former home in New York.  Over the years Mr. James has worked with a wide ranging group of artists of many musical genres.  Among the outstanding artists and bands with whom he has performed and/or recorded with are The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Lionel Hampton, Joe Williams, Maureen McGovern, Cleo Laine/John Dankworth, Nell Carter, Marlena Shaw, Roy Ayers, Melba Moore, Manu Dibango, Billy Vera, The Spinners, and the Temptations. He has served as music director with the international tour of the Tony-award winning musical “Bring in ‘da Noise”.  He has also been musical director for Dawn Lewis, Doc Powell, Bobbi Humphrey, and others.  Tommy’s arrangements have been performed by the Ellington Orchestra, the New York Pops, the LA Philharmonic, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic.

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ProArts Playhouse
1280 South Kihei Road
HI 96753