2018 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

First Place: Tom Oren, Tel Aviv, Israel
Second Place: Isaiah Thompson, New Jersey, USA
Third Place: Maxime Sanchez, Toulouse, France

Monty Alexander
Joanne Brackeen
Cyrus Chestnut
Herbie Hancock
Jason Moran
Danilo Pérez
Renee Rosnes

The 2018 Competition featured the presentation of the Maria Fisher Founder’s Award to Dee Dee Bridgewater

Photo (l-r): Isaiah Thompson, Tom Oren and Maxime Sanchez

(photo: Steve Mundinger / Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)