Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Reception

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Thelonious Monk Jr.

Thelonious Monk Jr.

Location: 101 New York Avenue

WL EXCLUSIVEPhotos by Kyle Samperton

A SALUTE TO JAZZ: After a stint on the West Coast, the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition returns to Washington this October. To celebrate, Madeleine Albright and several members of Congress hosted a reception in Albright’s downtown office to honor the uniquely American art form. MUSIC LOVERS: Sen. Thad Cochran, Rep. John Lewis, Paul Reisler, Michelle Day, and Bob Pilon.

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