1989 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition

Smithsonian Institution’s Baird Auditorium
Washington, DC

First Place: Bill Cunliffe, California
Second Place: Michael Weiss, New York
Third Place: Edward Hobizal, Texas

Walter Bishop, Jr.
Hal Galper
Barry Harris
Ahmad Jamal
Horace Silver

Photo: Nellie Monk joins first place winner Bill Cunliffe on stage at the 1989 Piano Competition