Thelonious Monk

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Noun1.Thelonious Monk - United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)Thelonious Monk - United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
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1982: Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Sphere Monk, who helped develop 'bebop', died.
Like his namesake Thelonious and possibly drawing on his own jazz background, Monk improvised, making a long-range, solo, successful bid for the win.
MOST PEOPLE would never realize that I am closer to Thelonious Monk than to any other artist," writes Wadada Leo Smith in the liner notes for his latest album, Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk.
On April 11, the fifth annual Jazz Informance, produced by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, will take place at the Department.
They are The Complete Columbia Live Albums Collection from Thelonious Monk (5 CDs) and The Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1959-1961 (10 CDs) from Duke Ellington.
As well as the aforementioned, the likes of Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk were voted into the top 10, from a list of 50 shortlisted musicians drawn up by a panel of BBC jazz presenters, Jazz FM presenters, jazz musicians, critics, and journalists.
BORN MICHAEL Jordan, basketball star, 1963 PARIS Hilton, heiress, 1981, above JOHN Leyton, UK pop singer, 1939 DIED GERONIMO, Apache leader, 1909 THELONIOUS Monk, jazz musician, 1982 RICHARD Briers, UK actor, 2013, above
Clinton was presented the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz's Maria Fisher Founder's Award on Sunday during an all-star gala concert at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Prior to joining Brown Harris Stevens in 2007, Palance worked as a financial analyst in the music industry servicing the accounts of Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and Norah Jones, and was ultimately promoted to handle the entire Capital Records repertoire and Beatles catalogue.
Mark reported his favorite pairing was North Coast Brother Thelonious Belgian Style Abbey Ale with Abbaye de Belloc, a French sheep's milk cheese aged in a Benedictine monastery, while Janet's top pick was North Coast 2013 Old Stock Ale matched with L'Amuse Gouda, an aged cow's milk cheese.
They played pieces composed by Marsalis, Calderazzo, and jazz icons like Thelonious Monk and Jelly Roll Morton.
com)-- The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has appointed multiple GRAMMY Award winners and NEA Jazz Masters Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter as distinguished professors at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.