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Thelonious Monk

We remember Thelonious Monk

This day ( February 17, 1982), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Thelonious Sphere Monk, an American jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : Round Midnight (1963) . Just A Gigolo (1963) . Rhythm A Ning . Straight No Chaser (1965) . Don't Blame…

Happy Birthday Jason Moran. ‘Still Rising’

This day (January 21, 1975), in Houston, Texas, is born Jason Moran ,a jazz pianist and composer .Tracklist : Wind (2019) . Staged (2016) . w/ Bill Frisell - Memories of Tomorrow (2014) . w/ Alicia Hall Moran - BLEED (2012) . Lulu's Back…

This week In Jazz Legends 52/52

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans , Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O'Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke EllingtonThey are the "Jazz…

On TV today, Thelonious Monk in Paris (1969)

December 15, 1969 - Thelonious Monk is in Paris to tape ten or more tunes for French TV show "Jazz Portrait."<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Thelonious-Monk-Thelonious-Monk-Trio-RVJ.jpg' alt='Thelonious Monk…

This week In Jazz Legends 50/52

Dinah Shore, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner , Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean…

This week In Jazz Legends 49/52

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious…

Dizzy, Thelonious et al meet in Copenhagen (1971)

November 9, 1971 - The Giants of Jazz - that is Art Blakey (d), Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Al McKibbon (b), Thelonious Monk (p), Sonny Stitt (as, ts) and Kai Winding (tb) - share the stage at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark

This week In Jazz Legends 44/52

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich , Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil TaylorThey are…

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave…