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Kelley, Robin D. G.

Summary: His angular melodies and dissonant harmonies shook the jazz world to its foundations, ushering in the birth of "bebop" and establishing Monk as one of America's greatest composers. Yet throughout much of his life, his musical contribution took a backseat to tales of his reputed behavior. Writers tended to obsess over Monk's hats or his proclivity to dance on stage. To his fans, he was the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONK, THELONIOUS KEL

Contents: CD 1, The complete concert by the sea. Announcer: Jimmy Lyons (:40) ; Night and day (5:04) ; Spring is here (5:14) ; I'll remember April (4:23) ; The nearness of you (4:46) ; Where or when (3:22) ; Sweet and lovely (4:12) ; Lullaby of Birdland (4:17) ; Mambo Carmel (3:52) ; Teach me tonight (3:48) ; Will you still be mine (3:56) ; I cover the waterfront (3:30) ; Bernie's tune (4:38) ; How could...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ GAR