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One of Jazz composer and pianist Thelonious Monk’s most revered ballads, ‘Round Midnight will be interpreted in spectacular style by Bay Area guitarist and composer John Schott and an all-star group of musicians in a continuous eight-hour exegesis, June 4 from 9:00 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. PT. The concert will be performed live in San Francisco at Light Rail Studios and streamed online as the centerpiece of DAWN, a bold reimagining of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot by Reboot. Tickets for the in person event are $36 and include two drink tickets with a taco truck dinner and treats throughout the night.
John Schott (b. 1966) is a Bay Area guitarist and composer known for his diverse ensembles, including the Actual Trio, the Typical Orchestra, Dream Kitchen, and Ensemble Diglossia. He has long standing collaborations with Ben Goldberg, Cecilia Engelhart, the Rova Sax Quartet, and producers Lee Townsend and Hans Wendl. He has also recorded with John Zorn and Tom Waits, composed for dance and theatre productions, and taught at UC Berkeley. His music reflects eclectic influences: Arnold Schoenberg, Thelonious Monk, Muddy Waters, ragtime, and Ornette Coleman.