A LESSON IN MONK | JAZZ & SNAZZ

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thelonious monk

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Thelonious Monk is guy who’s music & style you either get or don’t.  In falls in the realm of atonal jazz, which some consider to be not so friendly on the ear at times.  I think it’s brilliant, and invites the listener in to experience the music in a unique and very personal way.  Thelonious played with such reckless beauty, and his phrasing was at times more suggestive than literal– I swear, sometimes I hear notes that aren’t even there.  He composed around 70 original pieces and recorded them over and over, so it’s possible to have a huge collection of different arrangements with different flavors.

His personal style of dress also had a lot of savory flavor–

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