Monkadelphia (Tony Miceli, vibes; Chris Farr, saxophone; Tom Lawton, piano; Micah Jones, bass; Jim Miller, drums) will be playing at the Barnes Museum, 2025 Ben Franklin Parkway in Philly on Friday Dec. 21st from 6 - 8 PM, which of course is the End of the World according to those who believe in the Long Count Mayan calendar, the Planet X Nibiru or any combination thereof, predicting doomsday (yet again) that very night...What a way to go! Anyway, it just doesn't matter, so there, we've got a gig and it'd be great to see you. It's FREE with the $10.00 general admission.
Their second CD release Crepuscule was named one of the Philadelphia Inquirer's 2010 Top Ten Best in Jazz, saying the greatest compliment is to take a master like Monk to new places, not stuff him as an exhibit. And this Philly-based quintet accomplishes that with stylish dissonance and bald humor - which is surely one of the signs of the Apocalypse.