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The Thelonious Monk reader

Author: Rob Van der Bliek
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Readers on American musicians.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work aims to provide a full treatment of Monk and his impact on the jazz world by bringing together a wide range of previously published articles, profiles, reviews, interviews, liner notes, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Thelonious Monk reader.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)639587730
Named Person: Thelonious Monk; Thelonious Monk; Thelonious Monk
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Van der Bliek
ISBN: 019512166X 9780195121667
OCLC Number: 43790357
Description: xvii, 286 p. : music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Young Monk / Peter Keepnews --
The cam zombie music and The Mad Monk / Mary Lou Williams --
Hotbox: Thelonious Monk in the '40s / George Hoefer --
To be, or not... to Bop / Dizzy Gellespie with Al Fraser --
Thelonious Monk - Genius of Bop / Bill Gottlieb --
Early reviews / Various --
Mosaic survey / Max Harrison --
The Piano man who dug Be-bop / Ira peck --
Thelonious / Orrin Keepnews --
Bop's Dixie to Monk / Geroge T. Simon --
The high priest of Be-bop / Paul Bacon --
Thelonious Monk: portrait of the artist as an enigma / Raymond Horricks --
Just call him Thelonious / Nat Hentoff --
ira Girler interviews Thelonious Monk / Ira Gitler --
Linder notes for billiant corners / Orrin Keepnews --
down Beat review / Nat Hentoff --
Matronome review --
Heard in Person: Thelonious Monk Qyartet / Dom Cerulli --
Thelonious Monk at town hall / Gunthe Schuller --
I wanted to make it better: Monk at the Blackhawk / Grover Sales --
Man, you gotta dig that cat, Thelonious, the thinker, the skull, the long medulla / Albert Goldman --
Monk Talk / Robert Kotlowitz --
Monk or the misunderstanding / Andre Hodeir / Thelonious Monk / Michael James --
The loniliest Monk / Barry Farrell --
Feather's nest - Leonard Feather --
The acceptance of Monk / Leroi Jones [Amiri Baraka] --
Well, you needn't / Gary Elder --
Blindfold test / Leonard Feather --
Monk Talk / Pearl Gonzalez --
Rehearsing with Monk / Martin Williams --
Monk in perspective / Ian Carr --
Modern Jazz in search of maturity / Martin Williams --
The talk of the town / Whitney Balliett --
Thelonious Monk: a remembrance / Orrin Keepnews / Thelonious Monk: gothic provincial / Gerald Early --
Master of space / Gene Santoro --
The Monk Piano style / Ran Blake --
"Nice work if you can get it": Thelonious Monk and popular song / Scott Deveaux
Series Title: Readers on American musicians.
Responsibility: edited by Rob Van der Bliek.
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"With a man as hard to interview - and figure out - as Monk, better to have a collection of 39 perspectives than just one. The Thelonius Monk Reader is not only more complete than a straight Read more...

 
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