Thelonious Monk Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Jazz Hero Charlie Parker's Mystery MusicBy Ted GioiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Daily Beast

    ... album of Cole Porter songs. New takes from the celebrated 1950 quintet session with Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk are included, as well as quartet music alongside Buddy Rich, Ray Brown, and Hank Jones. We also get a snippet of music from ...


  2. Johnny Depp's Basquiats Fetch Millions in Pre-Divorce AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... s, captioned with Basquiat's handwriting. Though the date is unknown, David Byrne is shown here looking at a Thelonious Monk album while Tina Chow is pictured in the foreground.


  3. PERFORMANCE: The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, July 1-7Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | All About Jazz

    ... young lions. This biweekly series finds Catlin and friends working their way through classic albums of Thelonious Monk, rearranged for a vibes-bass-drum trio with Levi Schwartzberg and Charlie Lincoln— tonight they tackle Criss-Cross . The late ...


  4. Marquis Hill and BlacktetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | City Pages

    Chicago trumpeter Marquis Hill is a rising jazz star, combining cerebral, elegantly realized post-bop with piquant elements of hip-hop and 21st-century R&B and soul. Hill won the prestigious 2014 Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition.


  5. Jazzfest review: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... first two pieces were true-to-mission canonical, with Marsalis calling on the orchestra to perform Thelonious Monk's Epistrophy and then Duke Ellington's Lady Mac. The former had been zippily arranged, beginning with a reggae-ish groove before ...


  6. Thor actor Idris Elba wants to play Thelonious MonkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 |

    London, Jun 30: "Thor" actor Idris Elba has revealed he is desperate to play Thelonious Monk in a biopic about the life of the legendary jazz musician. The 43-year-old actor played "Nelson Mandela" in biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and he has now set his sights on portraying one of his musical heroes, pioneering '50s artist Monk, reported Femalefirst.


  7. Idris Elba wants to play Thelonious MonkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 |

    ... be great to educate people about the huge influence he had on modern jazz. Speaking to Mix Mag, he said: "Thelonious Monk. He was a legendary jazz musician. When jazz was popular in the early 50s, Monk came along and just did something weird with it ...


  8. Get to know ... Gabe RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | New Canaan News-Review

    Harmonica aficionado Gabe Ryan plays a song by Thelonious Monk in a New Canaan Music practice studio on June 24, 2016. NEW CANAAN - Seated in front of a keyboard in a back room of New Canaan Music, Gabriel Ryan fills the small space with a tune by seminal jazz pianist Thelonious Monk .


  9. Private equity firm buys majority stake in music publisher Hal Leonard Corp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the company, which holds the rights to the printed music of artists ranging from Adele and the Beatles to Thelonious Monk, is Seidler Equity Partners , of Marina Del Rey, Calif. "They're not flippers; they're holders," Mardak said. Mardak said he, ...


  10. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Elmo HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | All About Jazz

    ... by age seven and went on to win prizes for his piano recitals. He was a childhood friend of Bud Powell, and Thelonious Monk and they would play piano for each other... Read more. The first jazz record I bought as a gift for someone else was by ...


  11. Review: A joyous homecoming for trumpeter Marquis HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Trumpeter Marquis Hill moved to New York in 2014, shortly before he won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition. But when it came time to launch his major-label recording debut - part of his prize for winning the Monk - he did it back home in Chicago.


  12. Jazz Fest for . . . the puristRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 |

    ... jazz pianist has performed around the world both solo and in trio. A former child prodigy, he won the Thelonious Monk Piano Competition in 1993 and has continued to build a reputation as one of the most heralded jazz pianists of his generation. On ...


  13. JazzFest, the 20th year from A-ZRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Medincine Hat News

    ... club on June 22 at 7:30 p.m. C is for Coltrane, John . A jazz saxophonist who played with Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, Coltrane also achieved fame as a solo artist, pioneering bebop and later free jazz. D is for Davis, Miles . One of the ...


  14. Award-Winning Jazz Saxophonist Joshua Redman Still Feels Like a Complete BeginnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Denver Westword

    Since winning the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in 1991, saxophonist Joshua Redman has toured the globe, released more than dozen albums under his own name and collaborated with number of jazz luminaries, but Redman says he still feels like a complete beginner. "Every time I learn something, that one thing that I learn shows me ten more things that I don't know," Redman says.


  15. Myke Bogan & The Last Artful, Dodgr - Rare TreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | PR Log

    ... No surprise, then, that producer Neill Von Tally has quite a diverse set of influences. From jazz legend Thelonious Monk, to rap deity J Dilla, to indie rocker M. Ward, Tally is inspired by it all-even astrophysics and skateboarding. And it's in ...


  16. Take Five With Roberta PiketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... New York to pursue her musical calling, and an NEA grant set her up to study with pianist heard her at the Thelonious Monk Composers Competition and invited her to appear on NPR's Piano Jazz, Piket's first of three appearances on the show. Piket ...


  17. A journey of soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... jam session with more ambient pieces that are found in most of our songs. I am heavily influenced by jazz (Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Medeski Martin and Wood, The Bad Plus), so that's always what encouraged me to ...


  18. Up & ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET Since winning the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in 1991, Joshua Redman has cultivated the kind of career that seems almost scripted. His 1993 self-titled debut earned him a Grammy nomination, and he has appeared on dozens of LPs as both bandleader and sideman.


  19. The 38th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 |

    ... Fest and was the musical director of the George Duke tribute in 2014. MONK'estra celebrates the music of Thelonious Monk with a big band. MONKestra volume 1 will be released this August. The band "captures the spirit of Thelonious Monk's singular ...


  20. Allen Toussaint's 'American Tunes' album caps a distinguished careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... collection, Toussaint interpreted compositions by jazz greats including Jelly Roll Morton, Django Reinhardt, Thelonious Monk, Sidney Bechet, Ellington and Strayhorn. "We were both intent on expanding that conversation, which was complete unto ...