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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One is the Ghanaian percussionist Guy Warren (Kofi Ghanaba), who in 1957 released the first of his several African jazz albums and worked with African American jazz musicians Max Roach and Thelonius Monk.
This film reveals how the duo overcame linguistic and financial difficulties to bring global attention to pioneering artists such as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Thelonius Monk and Art Blakey.
The house jazz trio will play the likes of Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane and Sonny Miles.
Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance'' explores the life of the African-American artists who helped shaped the period, including poets Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay, painter Aaron Douglas and musicians Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Strayhorn, Thelonius Monk and Charles Mingus.
Beirut's Arthur Satyan Acoustic Ensemble will do a gig of tunes by Satyan and Thelonius Monk, with special guest Avo Tutunjian on alto sax.
It was recorded straight up by Tommy Dorsey and deconstructed by Thelonius Monk.
April 30 is International Jazz Day, which will be marked by an international event in Istanbul, co-sponsored by UNESCO and the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz.
Suppose their lives quiver like Thelonius Monk fingers
I like to think of my artworks as similar to the music of Thelonius Monk.
Straight No Chaser (PG): Jazz documentary about Thelonius Monk.
In this contribution to the history of jazz and the avant garde arts scene in New York, NY, music historian Kastin (I Hear America Singing) traces the life and patron role of heiress Pannonica ("Nica") Rothschild de Koenigswarter (1913-1988) in the careers of such jazz greats as Thelonius Monk and Charlie Parker (who died in her hotel suite).