I Love Thelonious Monk

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    My Monk Awakening

    I've listened to Monk since I was 15 years old. I'm 63 now and his music never stops amazing me. I only had the opportunity to see Monk live one time and I must say that was one of the most enjoyable moments in my life. It was the summer of 1966 on a Sunday evening the venue...
    overthugn overthugn
    Mar 9, 2012

    My First Jazz Album

    Back in the early 80s when I decided to start listening to jazz, Monk was where I started.It was a great start in so many ways. Yes, I also went to Parker, Coltrane and of course Davis, but Monk was where I cut my teeth. His music was accessible enough to really hook me, but...
    AlaskanStranger AlaskanStranger
    51-55, M
    Nov 1, 2010
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