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Thelonious Monk and Pannonica de Koenigswarter, 1964. Photo by Moneta Sleet Thelonious Monk - Pannonica

Thelonious Monk and Pannonica de Koenigswarter, 1964. Photo by Moneta Sleet Thelonious Monk - Pannonica

You’ll always find me near the man with the horn...

You’ll always find me near the man with the horn...

"Sir Miles Dewey Davis III" Miles the first to experiment with…

Thelonious Sphere Monk[2] (October 10, 1917[3] – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music.[4] Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "Epistrophy", "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser" and "Well, You Needn't".

Thelonious Sphere Monk[2] (October 10, 1917[3] – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music.[4] Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "Epistrophy", "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser" and "Well, You Needn't".

Monk was the master of the single note, perfectly selected, timed, and struck so that it would have a symphonic amplitude.

The Best of Thelonious Monk

Monk was the master of the single note, perfectly selected, timed, and struck so that it would have a symphonic amplitude.

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