Category: Thelonious Monk

Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk an…

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

Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants was beg…

Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants was begun #onthisday in 1954. 

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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.