Thelonious Monk Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Nyack Weekender: June 26-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | NyackNewsAndViews

    The Rockland Jazz and Blues Society presents The Music of Thelonious Monk , 8p at the Nyack Library, 59 S Broadway. The Palisades Fair returns to West Nyack with family-friendly offerings like the Fearless Flores Circus , illusionist Lance Gifford, a Las Vegas hypnotist, a petting zoo, rides, games, fair food and more.


  2. JazzFest school show treats students to energetic big bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Medincine Hat News

    ... it gets pushed on us. "The thing is, they don't know the music of Beethoven, they don't know the music of Thelonious Monk or of the Rebirth Brass Band just because there is less access to that music. What we love to do is present it, and the proof ...


  3. Some of the stars who have played the Hampton Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... in 1968. How ambitious was this festival? Well, its inaugural lineup included Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Nina Simone, Muddy Waters, Dionne Warwick, Cannonball Adderley and Earl "Fatha" Hines and Ramsey Lewis . Among others. That ...


  4. Curtis Nowosad Announces Canadian TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Mi2n

    ... a collection of original compositions by Nowosad, as well as selected interpretations of music by Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, and Mercer/Schertzinger. The album continues to receive wonderful reviews ("Every single cut on this production was a ...


  5. Concert review: Branford Marsalis Quartet tears through visceral showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    ... some mysterious chord voicings so hip that even Marsalis raised his eyebrows. The quartet followed up with Thelonious Monk's 52 nd Street Theme , which began with an open group improvisation that transitioned into the tune's complex melody. After a ...


  6. Award-Winning Armenian Pianist Performs On Historical Island In Turkey's EastRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Groong

    ... 27, who started playing piano at the age of three and won the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2003 and the Thelonious Monk Institute piano contest at the age of 18, performs traditional Armenian music in his concerts. The 90-minute event at the ancient ...


  7. Twin Cities Jazz Festival: Shows not to missRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | TwinCities

    ... to achieving elite musical status. One of the latest "discoveries" is trumpeter Marquis Hill, who won the Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition in November. A Southside Chicago native who developed his chops in that city's thriving club ...


  8. ANKARA: Jazz To Warm Up The City With The 22nd Istanbul Jazz FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Groong

    ... the piano when he was three and won the piano competitions of both the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Thelonious Monk Institute at the age of 18. The Guardian describes the 28-year-old musician as "a multi-stylistic jazz virtuoso and a ...


  9. Exclusive: Unreleased Miles Davis TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 |

    ... series. It includes such gems as Davis' premiere at Newport, a hastily arranged session that included Thelonious Monk that led to his being signed to Columbia and his final public performance of the 1970s, in 1975, at Lincoln Center. This track, ...


  10. Acoustic Nation with Dale Turner: The Inimitable, Soulful Guitar Style of Joseph SpenceRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Guitar World

    What happens when you mix bluesy, Robert Johnson-style fingerpicking and tropical "Calypso" grooves, with repertoire consisting of spiritual hymns and sea shanties , sung by a gruff-voiced, scat-singing, foot-stomping stonemason? You get the inimitable Joseph Spence , an Andros Islands, Bahamas-born super picker who, once his late Fifties Folkways/Smithsonian recordings were discovered, profoundly influenced the likes of Ry Cooder, Richard Thompson, David Lindley, the Grateful Dead and Taj Mahal, among others. Jazz fans have likened Spence to "what Thelonious Monk might sound like, if he played guitar."


  11. Gunther Schuller, jazz musician, dies aged 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The China Post

    ... for Jazz Ensemble" (1957, "Concerto for Jazz Quartet and Orchestra (1959) and "Variants on a Theme of Thelonious Monk (1960). In 2008, Schuller was named a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts, the nation's highest jazz honor. Earlier ...


  12. Did You Know: The Piano Ain't Got No Wrong NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | NyackNewsAndViews

    Thelonious Monk once called the Columbia University student radio station WKCR to complain about something he heard on the air. An expert, talking about the music Monk created, said the jazz-legend used the wrong notes when playing his unique style of music.


  13. Armenian pianist performs at Ani ruinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Award-winning Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan performed a concert on June 21 in the historic ruins of Ani, located on the Turkish-Armenian border. Within the scope of his project titled "Luys i Luso," Hamasyan will perform in various Turkish provinces until June 30. He will also give concerts at 100 churches in Armenia, Georgia, Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Luxembourg, Russia and the U.S. Hamasyan, 27, who started playing piano at the age of three and won the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2003 and the Thelonious Monk Institute piano contest at the age of 18, performs traditional Armenian music in his concerts.


  14. Kenny Barron Trio takes audience on musical tour around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... piano, and his bassist Kiyoshi Kitagawa and drummer Johnathan Blake. The trio began with the first of two Thelonious Monk tunes, Shuffle Boil . Monk's high-risk, high-reward compositions have brought out the best in the best musicians for 70 years, ...


  15. Revolutionary Snakes w/ guests Jason Palmer & Godwin Louis turning up the heat at the MFA, 7/22/2015Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... placed in Downbeat's 4 star category. Godwin Louis, based in New York City, is a graduate of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute for Jazz Performance and has been a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Institute Sax Competition. For the performance ...


  16. 5 New Places to Eat and Drink in HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Food & Wine

    ... opened in 1938 and hosted performances by pretty much every jazz musician you've ever heard of-including Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and many, many others. The club was abandoned in 1974 after a fire in the building, opened for ...


  17. Fatherhood with autism in the mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Easter Seals Autism

    ... the display's limited length only gets as far as "Freight and Sa". Then there's "Monkey's Music," which was Thelonious Monk's "Monk's Music." It wasn't obvious since Ben also loves monkeys, but it does suggest how strongly he feels about one of ...


  18. U.S. jazz pianist Fred Hersch will perform Monday at Aeolian HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The London Free Press

    ... That follows a triumph at Winnipeg where he blended the standard sounds of Jerome Kern and jazz icon Thelonious Monk. He also played his own music and that of the late Ornette Coleman. Hersch paid tribute to Coleman, the free jazz titan who died ...


  19. Man Booker winner LA szlA3 Krasznahorkai is not "difficult" - only defiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | New Statesman

    ... epigraph of Seiobo There Below - "Either it's night, or we don't need light" - comes, approximately, from Thelonious Monk via Thomas Pynchon, who used a variant of the line as the epigraph for his novel Against the Day (2006). Light as a source of ...


  20. The Robert Glasper Trio's Forward-Thinking Jazz Looks to the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Wall Street Journal

    ... You Forgot"-the title is no accident-opens with a knotty solo improvisation that nods toward Keith Jarrett, Thelonious Monk and Art Tatum and then teases with brief quotes from pop tunes recorded by Cyndi Lauper and Bonnie Raitt. The trio performs a ...