Thelonious Monk

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1963 Readers Poll

Thelonious Monk's news entries:

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    Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)

    ’63 Monk Tapes Released

    If the 1990s represented the golden age of the CD box set, we might be amid the Age of Found Sound. “Lost”…

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    Herbie Hancock (left) and Igor Butman shake hands after their performance during the International Jazz Day 2015 Global Concert at UNESCO on April 30, 2015, in Paris, France.

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    Roswell Rudd

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    Craft Recordings will release a limited-edition box set that includes all five of the 10-inch vinyl LPs Thelonious Monk recorded for the label, spanning the period 1952–’54.

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    Fred Hersch has released a new solo album, Open Book.

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    Fred Hersch performs at New England Conservatory’s Oct. 19 concert celebrating Thelonious Monk’s centennial.

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    Jimmy Heath (left), Joshua Redman and Branford Marsalis perform a tribute to saxophone icon Sonny Rollins at this year’s Monterey Jazz Festival, held Sept. 15–17 in California.

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    John Beasley (center) is the leader of MONK’estra. The group performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival on July 7.

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    Jaco Pastorius is one of the dozens of artists who are showcased on Record Store Day vinyl releases.

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    Patrons shop for records at Chicago’s Dusty Groove.



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