Saturday, March 18th, 2017
Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
Presented by Civic Music Association with Lizz Wright, Chris Potter, Avishai Cohen, Wycliffe Gordon, and Danilo Perez The musical dawn of jazz comes faintly from the strands of New Orleans history. Join us in a celebration of Jazz 100 while honoring the centennial birthdays of greats Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, and Mongo Santamaria -- all born in the glorious year of 1917.