Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

The Life and Times of An American Original

Book - 2009
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Thelonious Monk is one of the most popular jazz composers and pianists since Duke Ellington, and a cultural icon of cool. This first complete biography is written with full access to the family's archives.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Free Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9780684831909
Branch Call Number: 781. 65092 MON K
Characteristics: xviii, 588 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports.


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Aug 02, 2012

A long but comprehensive biography of Monk told mostly in a chronology of his life. Diappointingly, the book was not intuitive to such an eccentric and brilliant artist and not that insightful in terms of the characters.

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