Arnie Somogyi leads his own band celebrating Monk's music featuring:
Mark Edwards piano
Arnie Somogyi bass
Andrew Bain drums
Jeremy Price trombone
Andy Panayi saxes
The legendary Birmingham Monkathon returns for a staggering 9-day event to mark the centenary of Thelonious Monk.
You can hear Monk's entire repertoire across the city at a variety of venues by a wide range of groups, projects, guest artists and soloists.
Join us to experience the talent, creativity and ingenuity of our final year students as they leave the university and launch their careers.
12 - 20 Jun 2017
Monkathon: Steve Cardenas Small BandsInspired Festival
13 Jun 2017
Monkathon: Liam Noble Small Band I + Solo PianistsInspired Festival
14 Jun 2017
Monkathon: Re-Imagining Monk I featuring Chris YoungInspired Festival
15 Jun 2017
Monkathon: Liam Noble Small Band IIInspired Festival
19 Jun 2017
Monkathon: François Théberge Small Band plus RE-imagining Monk II featuring Dave...Inspired Festival
20 Jun 2017