DEAD: Thelonious Monk

DEAD: ON THIS DATE Thelonious Monk (aged 64) American jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Sphere Monk (/θəˈloʊniəs/, October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including “‘Round Midnight”, “Blue Monk”, “Straight, No Chaser”, “Ruby,Continue reading DEAD: Thelonious Monk