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Monday, 10 October 2016 00:00

Jazz Birthday -Thelonious Monk - Oct.10

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)
Published in Jazz Birthdays
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 07:29

Jimmy Owens - Monk Project

“Truly one of the unsung heroes of jazz. “All About Jazz

Published in Cds from abroad

Thelonious Monk is the critically acclaimed, gripping saga of an artist’s struggle to “make it” without compromising his musical vision. It is a story that, like its subject, reflects the tidal ebbs and flows of American history in the twentieth century.

Published in Books
Saturday, 18 February 2012 14:18

Straight, No Chaser - 1988

Here is the Clint Eastwood documentary, Straight, No Chaser on the life and times of Monk. This exemplary documentary about seminal jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk reaps the benefits of multiple blessings, including the skilled editorial hand of director Charlotte Zwerin and the patronage of executive producer (and erstwhile jazz pianist) Clint Eastwood.
Published in Movies/DVD
Monday, 25 November 2013 08:55

Thelonious Monk Paris 1969

Blue Note Records has announced a November 25 release date for Thelonious Monk Paris 1969, a fascinating and important late-career document of the legendary jazz pianist and composer in performance with his Quartet at the Salle Pleyel concert hall in Paris, France on December 15, 1969
Published in Movies/DVD
Friday, 27 May 2011 09:13

Great Quotes - Thelonious Monk

"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture." Thelonious Monk  

Published in Great Quotes