Thelonius Monk at 100
  • Jazz
  • Thelonius Monk at 100 is a series of 2017 concerts for the London Jazz Festival, marking what would have been the 100th birthday of the late, great jazz pianist and composer.

    "Thelonious Sphere Monk remains a seminal figure in the evolution of contemporary jazz - a wayward genius and force of nature whose spiky, instantly recognisable piano style and writing refer back to jazz masters like Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington - but whose vision was of a future seen through the prism of a bebop revolution in the ?40s where Monk himself played a key role."

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