Thelonious Monk Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Quincy Jones to Be Feted at All-Star Jazz SaluteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | Voice of America

    Quincy Jones will be feted at an all-star jazz salute in Los Angeles honoring his humanitarian work including benefit recordings for African famine relief and victims of Superstorm Sandy. The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz announced Wednesday that Jones will be presented its Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award at a gala concert on Nov. 15 at the Dolby Theater.


  2. Jazz musicians remember Phil WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 |

    ... acolyte who developed his own sound, played and recorded with everyone from Bill Evans to Dizzy Gillespie to Thelonious Monk to Oliver Nelson. However, jazz lovers a generation or two younger than Woods will likely recall him for his own albums, ...


  3. Best Jazzin' It UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Boise Weekly

    ... - and this coming season's lineup is the best we've seen to-date. Melissa Aldana, winner of the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition, opens the BJS season (Oct. 11-12), followed by Monty Alexander (Nov. 18-19), one of ...


  4. ECM releases the results of Anthony de Mare's ambitious Sondheim projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 |

    ... Sondheim's "That Old Piano Roll" and seasoning it with tropes from James P. Johnson, Jelly Roll Morton, Thelonious Monk, and Duke Ellington. On the classical side at least two (I have not yet begun to compile statistics) composers worked a Sondheim ...


  5. Levontin 7 jazz festival makes 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Jerusalem Post

    ... take the proceedings in Tsahar's preferred, freer musical direction when he joins a bunch of pals in the Thelonious Monk Tribute, to mark the late great pianist's 98th birthday. The last evening takes in saxophonist Amit Freedman's quartet, and a ...


  6. 12-Year-Old Jazz Prodigy Joey Alexander Turns to ComposingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... pianist, played jazz while Joey was growing up in Indonesia. Joey began playing at age six, inspired by Thelonious Monk 's "Well You Needn't," which he picked up by ear. After winning an international improvisation contest in Ukraine, he was ...


  7. South Florida JAZZ Announces 2015-2016 Season Concert Schedule - Tickets Now on Sale for All ShowsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | DVDCreation Reviews

    ... the DownBeat 63rd Annual Critics Poll. A major force in jazz piano since age 21, Marcus Roberts has won the Thelonious Monk Piano Competition, a National Academy of Achievement award, and the Helen Keller Award. He is an American treasure. A unique ...


  8. Hello, Computer. How's the Internet today?Read the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | For Whom The Cowbell Tolls

    ... mornings are best left to things other than clever metaphors and catchphrases. I'm voting for nice doses of Thelonious Monk-who, if you've never watched before, is more than worth your time-and the always charming Billie Holiday (who in this video ...


  9. Album review: Enrico Rava Quartet with Gianluca Petrella, Wild DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Sunday Herald

    Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava's relationship with ECM Records dates back to the mid-1970s and, while very much a new recording, Wild Dance follows a long-trodden path on the label of European musicians incorporating American influences into their own distinctive voices. Rava's origins in New Orleans jazz are shared by his guest, trombonist Gianluca Petrella, and there are elements of Thelonious Monk, Ornette Coleman and Miles Davis in the John McLaughlin era as the music moves through playful, snappy, swinging, scorching and freely searching moods.


  10. More informationRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 | Austin Monthly

    Presented by Texas Performing Arts in partnership with UT String Project and KUTX's "Sunday Morning Jazz" with Jay Trachtenberg The Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet are joined by jazz pianist extraordinaire Cyrus Chestnut for this brand new program that embraces a range of composersA -from Jelly Roll Morton to Thelonious Monk. Displaying their formidable collective virtuosity, the quintet makes soulful and sweet connections that delve deeply into the jazz and classical traditions.


  11. Jazz singer Salvant proves breakout success is no flukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... at European festivals. She released her first CD, "Cecile," in 2010. That same year, she won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition. "Cecile is like manna from heaven," said Wynton Marsalis , who first presented the ...


  12. 'The Seasons of Being' Premieres at the Ware Center TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 |

    ... Since that time, the band has evolved, blending influences ranging from Joni Mitchell and KRS One to Thelonious Monk and Van Halen. Their music is indefinable yet highly recognizable, intersecting lyrical jazz piano, funkified polyrhythmic ...


  13. Ordway to Welcome The Pedrito Martinez Group & Lula Washington Dance TheatreRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 |

    ... popular music. Martinez's talent has garnered him much critical praise, including a Grammy nomination, the Thelonious Monk Award, the Sphinx Award, and Jazz Journalist's Percussionist of the Year (2014 and 21015). The event will also include a dance ...


  14. Jazz Night In America Upcoming ScheduleRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... documentary about his legacy. Oct. 8: Jason Moran's 'In My Mind: Monk At Town Hall, 1959' (radio + video ). "Thelonious Monk is the most important musician. Period!" That's pianist Jason Moran on "the first pianist who made me want to be a pianist." ...


  15. Talk Thelonious: NRBQ + Terry Adams plays Terry Adams Arrangements of Thelonious Monk SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | All About Jazz

    Musician and AAJ contributor Skip Heller calls the New Rhythm and Blues Quartet , "the greatest band of all time." A listen to the band's catalog reveals a depth and breadth of material that betrays an omnivorous appreciation of all American Music, all with a wicked and acute sense-of-humor, something so much music lacks.


  16. Up & ComingRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | The Pordland Mercury

    MADELEINE PEYROUX, STEPHANIE SCHNEIDERMAN To the non-aficionado, the idea of "good jazz" seems to imply something from the past. We drool over old greats like Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk , but the idea of current jazz gets tossed aside or written off as something as vanilla as Muzak.


  17. A Hidden Hero of JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | New Yorker

    ... the greats, there's only Coleman Hawkins, who played with Fletcher Henderson in the nineteen-twenties, with Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis in the nineteen-forties, with John Coltrane in the nineteen-fifties, and with Sonny Rollins in the ...


  18. Harvard PTO newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Harvard Hillside

    ... the Chapman-Ruze home at 42 Willow Road in Harvard. Miro is returning to Massachusetts from two years at the Thelonious Monk Institute in LA, the most selective post-graduate grant in jazz music. Dave Clark, who has graced Harvard with his bass ...


  19. Restaurant owners choose from music menu to set moodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... band. Thomas Hauck 's c.1880 features late '50s, early '60s jazz, performed by greats like Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, "from a time before rock 'n' roll exploded," Hauck said. "These guys knew how to play music." Hauck said it's the kind of ...


  20. Miles Davis - Miles Davis, Vol. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 | MusicEmissions

    ... $1 less. I'll take satisfaction I came out ahead if only because my version has "Well You Needn't." The Thelonious Monk version is better, but this is still a great track. There's a beauty to the trumpet playing regardless of which album version you ...