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Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 in Rocky Mountains – February 17, 1982 in Englewood) was an American jazz pianist and composer. 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", "In Walked Bud", and "Well, You Needn't".
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Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 in Rocky Mountains – February 17, 1982 in Englewood) was an American jazz pianist and composer. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight", a vocal that has been performed by major jazz artists, "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser," an often-recorded tune whose title has been adopted as the name of their group by the [[PBS]]-featured men's [[a capella]] singing group from [[Indiana University]], "Ruby, My Dear", "In Walked Bud", and "Well, You Needn't".
 
<gallery>File:Dt-Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners.jpg|Brilliant Corners (cd cover)</gallery>
 
<gallery>File:Dt-Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners.jpg|Brilliant Corners (cd cover)</gallery>
 
==via [[YouTube]]==
 
==via [[YouTube]]==
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[[Category:African-American Musicians]]
 
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[[Category:Jazz musicians]]

Revision as of 15:06, 24 June 2016

Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 in Rocky Mountains – February 17, 1982 in Englewood) was an American jazz pianist and composer. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight", a vocal that has been performed by major jazz artists, "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser," an often-recorded tune whose title has been adopted as the name of their group by the PBS-featured men's a capella singing group from Indiana University, "Ruby, My Dear", "In Walked Bud", and "Well, You Needn't".

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