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New York 1975 - Thelonious Monk performing at The Newport Jazz Festival in NYC - Photo : Burt Glinn (*)

Monk was the master of the single note, perfectly selected, timed, and struck so that it would have a symphonic amplitude.

The Best of Thelonious Monk

Monk was the master of the single note, perfectly selected, timed, and struck so that it would have a symphonic amplitude. Thelonious Sphere Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music.

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982),  "was American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music.[He] had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire"  Source:  Wikipedia

Thelonious Sphere Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music-Wikipedia

CREDIT COURTESY OF ARNAUD BOUBET / PRIVATE COLLECTION New Thelonious Monk Album Emerges From the Soundtrack to a Classic French Film | WBGO

Thelonious Monk’s soundtrack to Les liaisons dangereuses , the provocative French film directed by Roger Vadim, will be released as a double album this

Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk in the same year he released his first album for Columbia Records, ‘Monk’s Dream.

Portrait of jazz musician Thelonious Monk, New York City, New York, United States, 1949, photograph by Herman Leonard.

Portrait of jazz musician Thelonious Monk, New York City, New York, United States, photograph by Herman Leonard.

Thelonious Monk (1963 NY, NY).  As of 2010, One of Five Jazz Musicians featured on Cover of Time Magazine, after Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, & Duke Ellington, & before Wynton Marsalis. https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/photographer/default.aspx?photographerID=10=1631

Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 1917 – February was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music.

Thelonious Monk's hands are reflected in his sunglasses during a concert at the United Nations, 1959. (Herb Snitzer/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Herb SNITZER :: The hands of the jazz pianist Thelonious Monk are reflected in his sunglasses as he plays during a concert at the UN, 1959

Thelonious Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "Epistrophy", "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser" and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington, which is particularly remarkable as Ellington composed over 1,000 songs while Monk wrote about 70.

Thelonious Monk Photo David Redfern smoking a cigarette while playing the piano, on the Jazz Scene TV show filmed at Ronnie Scott's Club on April 1970

“I don’t know where jazz is going. Maybe it’s going to hell. You can’t make anything go anywhere. It just happens.” Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk was an important jazz composer. These 10 compositions of Thelonious Monk are loved by jazz improvisers and frequently played by jazz musicians.

[Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill, Minton's Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947] (LOC)

Hip Cats-Jazz legends Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill in front of Minton's Playhouse in Harlem, N.

Thelonious Monk Sonny Rollins - 1953-54 - Work! (Esquire)

Thelonious Monk - 1947 - Genius of Modern Music, vol. 1 (Blue Note) Thelonious Monk - - The Complete Genius (Blue.

Thelonious Monk, amazing pianist.

Thelonious Monk - was an American jazz pianist & composer. He said, “The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.

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