Jazz Vignettes from the Hall - Episode 07 - Thelonious Monk
Music enthusiast Steve Gedrose explores the world of jazz from its roots to the present day.
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Uploaded: 25 Mar, 2018
Recording Date: 7 Feb, 2012
Recording Location: Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse, Yukon
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: Jazz Vignettes from the Hall - Episode 07 - Thelonious Monk
Description: The focus of this episode is the American jazz musician Thelonious Monk. The work of this eccentric composer, pianist and bandleader is fundamental to the story of modern jazz. With his quirky playing style and unique sense of harmony and melody Monk’s music continues to inspire and challenge jazz artists. This episode looks at several well-known pieces delivered by such remarkable artists as Kevin Mahogany, Carmen McRae, Miles Davis as well as The Thelonious Monk Quartet, featuring John Coltrane and The Thelonious Monk Big Band.
Host(s): Steve Gedrose
Arts and Culture > Music > JazzType: Speech/Presentation
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