In memoriam: Thelonious Monk 1917-1982

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Thelonious Sphere Monk
American jazz pianist and composer. Next to Duke Ellington, Monk is the most recorded jazz composer of all time. Monk’s compositions en improvisations contain dissonants and original melodic ideas. The combination with his unorthodox way of playing, made that many of his songs are considered jazz standards. He worked with some of the greats in jazz, like Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Art Blakey and Sonny Rollins
The Unique Thelonious Monk
Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Himself
Monk’s Music
Thelonious Alone In San Francisco
Monk In France
Monk’s Dream
It’s Monk’s Time
Solo Monk
Straight, No Chaser
Monk’s Blues
Monk In Tokyo
No Nuclear War

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