PROGRAM / BIG BANG Lisbon 2019
Saturday 12 October 2019
Zonzo Compagnie /
A drummer, pianist and bassist take you to New York in the first half of the 20th century. As a child, Thelonious watches the piano keyboard over his big sister’s shoulder and finds himself completely entranced by the instrument. What follows is a rollercoaster ride of memorable encounters, jam sessions, success stories and his fair share of bad luck. As stubborn as he is talented, Thelonious Monk has a career full of ups and downs, making music that is every bit as unpredictable with its surprising harmonies and adventurous rhythms. However, this was never enough to stop him from becoming the “High Priest of Jazz”.
BENJAMIN VANDEWALLE direction SIMON SEGERS drums FULCO OTTERVANGER keyboard LIEVEN VAN PEE double bass NELE FACK Studio Sandy video PIETER NYS technical direction JOHANNA TRUDZINSKI costumes STEVEN BONTINCK technician
Photo © Rudy Callier