thelonious monk :
- n United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
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- Performing Arts High School Sextet to Perform
The Thelonious Monk Institute National Performing Arts High School All-Star Jazz Sextet will perform at the 2013 Mendocino Music Festival on July 20 at 3 p.m. at Preston Hall on Main Street in Mendocino, Calif.
June 14, 2013 - JazzTimes Magazine
- Stay Current with the Pick of the Day: The Brent Watkins Trio: “The Sound of the Trio”
For Brent “Doc” Watkins, paying tribute to the late Oscar Peterson isn’t the most obvious choice. As far as jazz piano masters go, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, and Thelonious Monk all would have been better known subjects. He also couldn’t have picked a tougher figure to emulate than Peterson, whose lightning runs across the keyboard are the stuff of jazz legend. Of course, if there’s any ...
June 11, 2013 - San Antonio Current