Thelonious Monk Birthday Concert! In celebration of the master composer and Miles Okazaki's 6 album solo guitar release "WORK: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Monk." Duo, guitar and drums, with Kate Gentile. Miles is an American guitarist and composer who has toured for two decades with artists including Steve Coleman, Kenny Barron, Jonathan Finlayson, John Zorn, Amir El Saffar, Mary Halvorson, Jane Monheit, Darcy James Argue, Jen Shyu and Rajna Swaminatham. He has received grants from Chamber Music America, the Jerome Foundation, and the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and holds degrees from Harvard University, the Manhattan School of Music and the Juilliard School. The video below is a different group but you get a clear idea of Miles’ talent.