Guitarist Ben Monder to Play at Quinn’s Feb. 9

January 29, 2015

Monday jazz sessions continue with solo show

Monday jazz sessions at Quinn’s will present guitarist Ben Monder in a rare solo performance. Monder will appear at Quinn’s on Monday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m.

A musician in the New York area for 25 years, Monder has performed with a variety of artists, including “Brother” Jack McDuff, Marc Johnson, Lee Konitz, George Garzone, Tim Berne and Kenny Wheeler. He has been a regular member of the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra and the Paul Motian Octet, as well as many other projects.

He has conducted clinics and workshops around the world and served on the faculty of the New England Conservatory. Monder continues to perform original music internationally with his own quartet, trio and in a duo project with vocalist Theo Bleckmann. He has appeared on over 100 CDs as a sideman and has released six as a leader: Hydra (Sunnyside, 2013), Bloom (Sunnyside, 2009), Oceana (Sunnyside, 2005), Excavation (Arabesque, 2000), Dust(Arabesque, 1997) and Flux (Songlines, 1995).

Quinn’s is located at 330 Main St. in Beacon. As with every jazz session, there is no cover at the door, but donations will be requested and gratefully accepted.