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Jazz It Up

The 92nd Street Y’s Jazz in July festival, run by the excellent pianist-arranger Bill Charlap, offers tributes to late greats by living greats.

  1. 1. Duke Ellington

    July 18

    Count Basie saxman Frank Wess and others celebrate Ellington’s peerless songbook.

  2. 2. Thelonious Monk

    July 20

    Wynton Marsalis and Cedar Walton explore the influence of perhaps the greatest bebop pianist.

  3. 3. Antonio Carlos Jobim

    July 25

    Trio da Paz and other bossa-novans play tunes by the profoundly romantic composer, sometimes called Brazil’s George Gershwin.


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