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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TOM DOWD & THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC features appearances and music by Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Otis Redding, Les Paul, and countless other music giants, that Dowd engineered, produced, and inspired.
Barnes and Hallam have collaborated on the recently released Sideways album, which includes tunes by Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington and Count Basie.
Dyas, vice president of education and curriculum development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at the University of Southern California, which this year chose Pacoima among five schools in Los Angeles - including three in the San Fernando Valley - for master classes in jazz.
An avid composer, Harris cites as his composing influences Thelonious Monk, Wynton Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, George Gershwin and Irving Berlin; his sax influences are Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt and Charlie Parker.
Fantasy owns one of the world's largest and most prestigious catalogs of jazz, blues, R&B and rock music, including certain music publishing assets and legendary recordings by John Coltrane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Vince Guaraldi, Isaac Hayes, Little Richard, Albert King, Thelonious Monk, Joe Pass, Art Pepper, Otis Redding, Sonny Rollins and numerous others.
30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida's premier modern jazz organization is privileged to feature Jacky Terrasson, a 1993 Thelonious Monk Competition winner, who has garnered acclaim and awards in America and France for two decades.
Her compositions take inspiration from Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus, but are also pervaded by her own distinctive style and personality.
THELONIOUS MONK QUARTET WITH JOHN COLTRANE: ``At Carnegie Hall'' (Blue Note) - Four stars
Also in the band is British-born, long-time Canadian resident and more recently Thelonious Monk prize recipient Seamus Blake.
The recordings contain sessions with Thelonious Monk, Zoot Sims, Bill Evans, Roy Haynes, Charles Mingus, Lee Konitz, Ornette Coleman and Roland Kirk.