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  1. 8/12/2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Digby

    ... American life. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of gorgeously filmed numbers spotlighting the artistry of Thelonius Monk, Anita O'Day, Dinah Washington, Louis Armstrong, etc., but it's equally compelling when cameras turn away from the artists ...


  2. Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 124Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... drummer for the top bandleaders of the day, from Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie to Charlie Parker and Thelonius Monk. In 1952, Roach and Charles Mingus established Debut Records as an attempt to develop an independent label and avoid having to ...


  3. Jazz and Friends is next Waddington Concert Series showRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | North Country Now

    The group Jazz and Friends will be the next featured performers at the Waddington Concert Series Friday, July 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The group will perform music from the Great American Songbook, from Duke Ellington and Cole Porter to Miles Davis and Thelonius Monk. Band members include Bill Vitek on piano, Dave Alderson on flugelhorn and Larry Baycura on drums, all jazz veterans in the North Country.


  4. Dangerous Blues: Monk Does VadimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Counterpunch

    ... Davis was blacker than film noir: he was the coolest guy you never saw on screen. The same can be said of Thelonius Monk and his invisible, but essential role in Roger Vadim's Les liaisons dangereuses 1960 , an updating of Choderlos de Laclos' ...


  5. Council to vote on budget planRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... near the city limits on U.S. 64 and U.S. 301 at an estimated cost of $40,000. To honor native jazz musician Thelonius Monk, the council will consider approval of the placement of a decorative memorial marker at Monk Park for $2,500. The council is ...


  6. Democracy of Sound | The Ojai Music Festivala s free offerings reach a wide swath of music loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    ... Iyer - a widely lauded improviser inspired by classical composers as well as artists such as jazz pianist Thelonius Monk, pop star Michael Jackson and hip-hop originator DJ Kool Herc - stressed that he agreed to take on leadership of the festival ...


  7. Central HS jazz concert is May 24Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | West of the I

    Central High School's Jazz Central Spring Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 24 at 7 at Westosha Central High School. The evening's performance will celebrate the 100th birthdays of some of the greatest jazz pioneers: Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich, and Thelonius Monk.


  8. Event to raise money for statue of musician Thelonious MonkRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    ... Project, featuring Michael B. Monk Sr. on sax, Mike Mike on drums and Bobby Monk Sr. on vocals and as emcee. Thelonius Monk was a Rocky Mount native, born in 1917 and died in 1982. He was an American jazz pianist and composer, and was the second ...


  9. Cheeky cool collisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... explains that the band's music is "neo-vintage soul-punk" with lots of influences from artists as diverse as Thelonius Monk, James Brown, Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Robert Glasper and Hiatus Kaiyote. The latter band, of which I had to confess my ...


  10. Read "Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2017" reviewed byRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... in little gems like "500 Miles High," "Spain," and paying homage to with the song "Alice in Wonderland" and Thelonius Monk 's "Work." Corea's standing ovation was greatly deserved, as is his icon status. I was exposed to Jazz in the late '70s after ...


  11. Gregory Lewis: Organ Monk, The Breathe SuiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Gregory Lewis has been fairly obsessed with the music of Thelonius Monk from a young age when he first started out performing Monk's repertoire on piano. So the adopted moniker Organ Monk seems appropriate.


  12. Game 3 Postgame: Clippers Thelonius Monk the JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | SLC Dunk

    And Utah Jazz fans are allowed to be as passionate as they want. I encourage it!] I'm not happy about losing, not in the playoffs.


  13. Jazz: Celebrate Record Store Day with vital Thelonius Monk vinylRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Denver Post

    Thelonius Monk, at the piano, and other musicians perform in a studio for the soundtrack to "Les Liaisons Dangereuses." Courtesy of Arnaud Boubet, private collection Record Store Day is April 22, and independent retailers will stock their shelves with vinyl collectibles generally available only on that Saturday.


  14. Kenny Warren Quartet: Thank You For Coming To LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... transmuting once more into a collective ensemble improvisation. The bouncy "Cheese Grater" is worthy of Thelonius Monk in terms of its deceptively-sounding insouciance, all held together by JP Schlegelmilch's fluid piano. The affecting closer, ...


  15. Jazz at Nocturnem by Four and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Four and More performs a wide variety of jazz styles, including classics by the likes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Sammy Cahn, Latin standards by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Paquito D' Rivera, as well as legends like Thelonius Monk.


  16. Tim Armacost: Time BeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... satisfying by dint of the addition of guest pianist 's and is followed by a lively trio interpretation of Thelonius Monk 's "Teo," the first of two cover versions featured on the album. The relaxed feel to "Sculpture #2-Tempus Funkit" evinces ...


  17. Virginia Arts Festival Presents Cecile McLorin Salvant with Aaron DiehlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 |

    ... , but Salvant's sound is all her own. It's a voice that attracts awards: in 2010, she took first prize at the Thelonius Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition; her first album, recorded in 2013, garnered a Grammy nomination and won Jazz Album of ...


  18. Chano Dominguez: Over the RainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... flamenco ensemble, a jazz trio, or as a true master of solo piano performance. I found his inclusion of the Thelonius Monk compositions, "Monk's Dream," and "Evidence, " to be fascinating on several parallel levels. American jazz, and Spanish ...


  19. Steve Khan: BacklogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... another composer's work into that vernacular. The band executes impeccably starting with a spicy reading of Thelonius Monk 's "Criss Cross" as the rhythmic core of bassist RubA n RodrA guez and drummer 's "Concepticus in C" where elements of ...


  20. Writer-historian describes NC's contributions to jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Daily Dispatch

    ... list of 70 and described them as "the great jazz intellectuals of North Carolina." They were John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Maxwell Roach and Nina Simone. Saxophonist Coltrane was originally from Hamlet, North Carolina, although he grew up in High ...