Thelonious Monk



Thelonious Monk

Rating
Active
1940 to 1973
Born
October 10, 1917 in Rocky Mount
Died
February 17, 1982
Location
New York, NY, United States
Biography
Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 - February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight," "Blue Monk," "Straight, No Chaser" "Ruby, My Dear," "Epistrophy," and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington, which is particularly remarkable as Ellington composed more than 1,000 pieces, whereas Monk wrote about 70.
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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Mulligan Meets Monk

Mulligan Meets Monk

Thelonious Monk June 4, 2013

3 Tracks

Paris 1969 (Live From Salle Pleyel, Paris, France/1969)

Paris 1969 (Live From Salle Pleyel, Paris, France/1969)

Thelonious Monk January 1, 2013

12 Tracks

The Very Best of Thelonious Monk

The Very Best of Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk August 7, 2012

10 Tracks

Thelonious Alone in San Francisco

Thelonious Alone in San Francisco

Thelonious Monk June 14, 2011

8 Tracks

We See

We See

Thelonious Monk April 10, 2011

17 Tracks

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