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Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

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Cecil Taylor, Thelonious Monk: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 8 November 1969

CECIL TAYLOR'S appearance on Friday was reminiscent of nothing as much as Ornette Coleman's Croydon concert four years ago. ...

Round Midnight: Thelonious Monk 1920-1982

Obituary by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 27 February 1982

AFTER BEING in a coma following a stroke Thelonious Monk died last week, and jazz lost one of the most timeless giants, a pianist and ...

Interpretations Of Monk By Jazz, Rock Musicians

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 28 January 1984

WHAT DO FELLINI soundtrack composer Nino Rota and the late jazz great Thelonious Monk have in common? ...

Charles Mingus' Aces Back to Back and other jazz reissues

Review by Gene Santoro, Nation, The, 18 February 1999

FOR THE PAST year and a half, I've been spending most of my time between 1922 and 1979 – the years of Charles Mingus's birth ...

see also T.S. Monk


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