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Karrin Allyson - 'Round Midnight  Year: 2011    Vocalist/pianist Karrin Allyson's 2011 effort 'Round Midnight is a smoky, afterglow affair that builds upon the singer's noted skill for interpreting jazz and pop standards. Conceptualized around the classic Thelonious Monk title track, the album plays like a darkly cool nightclub set -- not dissimila...

Karrin Allyson - 'Round Midnight Year: 2011 Vocalist/pianist Karrin Allyson's 2011 effort 'Round Midnight is a smoky, afterglow affair that builds upon the singer's noted skill for interpreting jazz and pop standards. Conceptualized around the classic Thelonious Monk title track, the album plays like a darkly cool nightclub set -- not dissimila...

lifestyleoftheunemployed:  artcomesfirst:  New York, New York.  1975.  Thelonious Monk performing at the Newport Jazz Festival (better known...

New York 1975 - Thelonious Monk performing at The Newport Jazz Festival in NYC - Photo : Burt Glinn (*)

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982),  "was American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music.[He] had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire"  Source:  Wikipedia

Thelonious Sphere Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music-Wikipedia

Rare Photos of Jazz Icons by Herman Leonard

Rare Photos of Jazz Icons by Herman Leonard

Herman Leonard,Thelonious Monk, Minton’s Playhouse, New York 1949

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 "Epistrophy", "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser" and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington.

Thelonious Monk - American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music. Photo by Herb Snitzer

Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk, jazz pianist and composer. Considered one of the giants of American music, he is the recorded jazz composer.

Thelonious Monk meets Gerry Mulligan

Thelonious Monk meets Gerry Mulligan

Portrait of jazz musician Thelonious Monk, New York City, New York, United States, 1949, photograph by Herman Leonard.

Portrait of jazz musician Thelonious Monk, New York City, New York, United States, photograph by Herman Leonard.

Thelonius Monk | Feb. 28, 1964 - Time Magazine Cover

Only five jazz musicians have ever been on the cover of Time Magazine, and Thelonious Monk was one of them - gracing the February 1964 issue.

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Maxwell Lemuel "Max" Roach (January 1924 – August was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.

Thelonious Monk, amazing pianist.

Thelonious Monk - was an American jazz pianist & composer. He said, “The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.

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