Category: Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk made his final studio recordings with bassist Al…

Thelonious Monk made his final studio recordings with bassist Al McKibbon and drummer Art Blakey #onthisday in 1971.

Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins, a record for Prestige, was…

Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins, a record for Prestige, was completed #onthisday in 1954. 

Thelonious Monk began recording Genius of Modern Music (Vol.1)…

Thelonious Monk began recording Genius of Modern Music (Vol.1) for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1947. (Sleeve design: 1956)

Thelonious Monk began recording Thelonious Alone in San…

Thelonious Monk began recording Thelonious Alone in San Francisco at Fugazi Hall #onthisday in 1959.

Influential jazz pianist Thelonious Monk was born one hundred…

Influential jazz pianist Thelonious Monk was born one hundred years ago today, on 10 October 1917 [Read More]

Thelonious Monk began recording the iconic Brilliant Corners for…

Thelonious Monk began recording the iconic Brilliant Corners for Riverside #onthisday in 1956.

Sonny Rollins recorded Moving Out #onthisday in 1954.

Sonny Rollins recorded Moving Out #onthisday in 1954.

Sonny Rollins recorded Moving Out #onthisday in 1954.

Sonny Rollins recorded Moving Out #onthisday in 1954.

Thelonious Monk recorded Genius of Modern Music: Volume 2 for…

Thelonious Monk recorded Genius of Modern Music: Volume 2 for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1952.

Miles Davis recorded Bags’ Groove with Sonny Rollins, Thelonious…

Miles Davis recorded Bags’ Groove with Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, and others #onthisday in 1954.