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Definitions

  1. Thelonious Monk was an important early teacher and mentor, and a close friend throughout Powell's life, dedicating the composition "In Walked Bud" to Powell.
  2. Thelonious Monk is a great jazz pianist and writer.
  3. Thelonious Monk was an idiosyncratic jazz pianist who left a relatively small but very significant body of work.
  4. Thelonious monk was a rare genius of jazz.
  5. Thelonious Monk, a brilliant pianist and composer, was one of the top jazz improvisers of the 1950's and 60's.

Public

  1. Overall, if you asked John Q. Public before Ken Burns Jazz ran who Thelonious Monk was, he wouldnt know.

Attention

  1. There he caught the attention of up-and-coming jazz artists like Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk. (Web site)

Leader

  1. The tunes signal an important transitional phase from Trane's stints with Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk to his emergence as a leader in his own right.

Falling

  1. After falling in love with jazz in the 1970s, he refused to listen to anything except Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and other pure jazz artists.

Interesting

  1. Even more interesting, though, is Parker's choice of Thelonious Monk as pianist. (Web site)

Monk Album

  1. As phase one of a marketing strategy, "Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington" was fine, but as a Monk album it's just okay. (Web site)

Rollins

  1. Rollins had begun to make a name for himself as he recorded with Miles Davis in 1951 and Thelonious Monk in 1953.
  2. Both Rollins and Ware reveal their relationship to Thelonious Monk in the ability to create complex, arresting music out of shifts in rhythmic inflections.

Kid Ory

  1. In the '40s and '50s he worked as bassist for everyone from Kid Ory and Louis Armstrong to Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk. (Web site)

Own Compositions

  1. Like Thelonious Monk, Coleman very rarely played standards, concentrating on his own compositions, of which there seems to be an endless flow. (Web site)

Benny Golson

  1. There's nothing by bop and impressionist jazz musicians like Benny Golson, Thelonious Monk, and Miles Davis. (Web site)

Mccoy Tyner

  1. Modern masters including McCoy Tyner and Thelonious Monk are also featured.

Jazz Icon

  1. Thelonious Monk is hip hop.Thelonious Monk is a jazz icon.

Thelonious

  1. Asteroid (11091) Thelonious has been named in honor of Thelonious Monk.

Thelonious Monk Tunes

  1. This compilation of Ronnie Mathews' arrangements is Thelonious Monk tunes made easy, for students of the piano. (Web site)

Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition

  1. Redman won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition, also in 1991, and began focusing on his musical career. (Web site)

Jazz Saxophonist Johnny Griffin

  1. Jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin, who played with stars such as Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane, has died aged 80 at his home in western France. (Web site)

American Jazz Great John Coltrane

  1. American jazz great John Coltrane emerged in the 1950s, playing tenor and soprano sax with Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. (Web site)

Thelonious Monk Quartet

  1. In 1957, the Thelonious Monk Quartet, which included John Coltrane, began a regular gig at the Five Spot. (Web site)

Legendary Gig

  1. During the later part of 1957 Coltrane worked with Thelonious Monk at New York’s Five Spot, a legendary gig. (Web site)

Pianist Thelonious Monk

  1. In 1947, pianist Thelonious Monk recorded his first sessions as a leader for the label, which were also the Blue Note debut of drummer Art Blakey.
  2. This fast tempo music was pioneered by saxophonist Charlie Parker, drummer Max Roach, pianist Thelonious Monk and trumpeter "Dizzy" Gillespie. (Web site)

Genius

  1. A more accurate term for Thelonious Monk would be genius.

Essay

  1. In fact, the essay in Considering Genius about Thelonious Monk, "At the Five Spot," is in direct response to the essay "Recent Monk" in Black Music. (Web site)
  2. Wow! I thought the highest performance level (that I had seen) of "writing an essay about Thelonious Monk" had been achieved by Leroi Jones. (Web site)

Thelonious Monk Institute

  1. The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (www.monkinstitute.org) was established in 1986 in memory of the renowned jazz pianist and composer. (Web site)
  2. North Coast Brewery is associated with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz and donates $2 to the institute from every case of Brother Thelonious sold.
  3. In the fall of 2000, Terence Blanchard was named artistic director of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at the University of Southern California. (Web site)

Honor

  1. To honor his father's legacy and support the efforts of education, Thelonious turned his attention toward forming the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. (Web site)
  2. Also in honor of his father's legacy and to support the efforts of education, Monk formed the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz in 1986. (Web site)
  3. North Coast Brewery brews a beer named Brother Thelonious, a Belgian style abbey ale, in honor of Thelonious Monk.

Handful

  1. Kimbrough divides his attentions here between his own tuneful work and a handful of semi-standards by Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington and Paul Motian.

Legends

  1. John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk are among the many legends who have played the small, wedge-shaped room.

Doing

  1. You play what you want and let the public pick up on what you're doing - even if it does take them fifteen, twenty years'." - Thelonious Monk.
  2. Lately, he's been doing so most noticeably via trio performances emphasizing the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Thelonious Monk.
  3. I am hearing that the Thelonious Monk Institute is doing very well also.

Distinctive

  1. It helps to know that Thelonious Monk had three important phases on three different labels (Blue Note, Riverside, and Columbia), each distinctive.

Years

  1. She worked with him there for many years, and she had a good enough ear to fall for the music of Thelonious Monk early in his career.

Featuring

  1. Featuring 5 original tracks by Dave Samuels as well as interesting covers from jazz giants John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie & Thelonious Monk.

Inspiration

  1. Mr Romo draws inspiration from a vast array artists such as Freddy Fresh, Thelonious Monk, Ken Nordine, Soul Hooligan, James Brown, and many, many, others.

Performers

  1. Nine new compositions by the performers and by Thelonious Monk, performed in a 1989 concert.
  2. The two performers are in Anchorage schools this week as educators with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Peer-to-Peer Jazz Education Program. (Web site)

Giants

  1. Blakey temporarily left the Messengers in 1971 and 1972 to play on the Giants of Jazz tour with Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and others. (Web site)

York

  1. Thelonious Monk grew up in New York, started playing piano when he was around five, and had his first job touring as an accompanist to an evangelist.

Year

  1. He hired Thelonious Monk for his quartet in 1944 and led an early bop recording session the same year which included Dizzy Gillespie.
  2. Redman won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition the same year and began focusing on his musical career. (Web site)

First Appearance

  1. On tracks 6 & 7 we get the first appearance of a man who was to influence jazz right up to today, Thelonious Monk.

Time

  1. Over time he met up with Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, and Elmo Hope, whom he would later count as his greatest influences. (Web site)

First

  1. The first was his all-acoustic take on Thelonious Monk. (Web site)
  2. In October 1997, two of his former students, trumpeters Darren Barrett and Diego Urcola, placed first and second in the Thelonious Monk Competition. (Web site)
  3. He is the first and only Pinoy to win the most prestigious prize in all of jazz, the Thelonious Monk Competition – and he is 100% proudly Pinoy.

Recordings

  1. Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington is a 1955 album by Thelonious Monk, comprising his recordings of well-known songs by Duke Ellington.
  2. For those familiar with Thelonious Monk only through recordings, the experience of first seeing him perform on film can be startling. (Web site)

Swinging

  1. The respected jazz pianist and New Orleans music patriarch is joined by son Jason on drums in a swinging, funk-heavy tribute to Thelonious Monk.

Musicians

  1. The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz was created to promote jazz education and to train and encourage new generations of musicians. (Web site)
  2. Thelonious Monk - piano, other musicians include Joe Guy - trumpet.

Soundtrack

  1. Two years later, he performed with Art Blakey and Thelonious Monk on the soundtrack to Roger Vadim's Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1960).

House Band

  1. Clarke led the house band at Minton's Playhouse (which also included Thelonious Monk).
  2. At Minton's, the two friends formed a house band with pianist Thelonious Monk and drummer Kenny Clarke. (Web site)

Ellington

  1. Joan sings her own songs and those of Ellington, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Gershwin, Jobim and the standard composers. (Web site)

Genre

  1. Thelonious Monk remains one of the most celebrated and renown pianists in any genre. (Web site)

Three

  1. In 1964, Thelonious Monk appeared on the cover of Time magazine, an honor that has been bestowed on only three other jazz musicians. (Web site)

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