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Google 11/18/2018 4:44:08 AM

Harvard-Yale at Fenway Park was inevitable - The Boston Globe


The Boston Globe

Harvard-Yale at Fenway Park was inevitable
The Boston Globe
The Globetrotters played Fenway, as did Ray Charles, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk at the Boston Jazz Festival in 1959. Pele played here in 1968 and Killer Kowalski was on a wrestling card that drew 12,000 to Fenway in 1969.

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Google 11/17/2018 10:29:28 PM

Ahead of Utah concert, jazz musician Cyrus Chestnut talks the hard work of improvisation - Deseret News


Deseret News

Ahead of Utah concert, jazz musician Cyrus Chestnut talks the hard work of improvisation
Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — Thelonious Monk might have been the reason Cyrus Chestnut fell under the spell of jazz. “When I was 9, I went into a Woolworths Department Store with a pocket full of money looking to buy some new records," the jazz pianist said in a ...

Google 11/16/2018 1:00:55 AM

PRESS ROOM: 2018 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition To Take Place December 2-3 ... - Black Press USA


Black Press USA

PRESS ROOM: 2018 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition To Take Place December 2-3 ...
Black Press USA
Washington, D.C. —The 30th Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Competition will be presented December 2-3 in Washington, D.C. Open to musicians ages 30 and under from across the globe, this year's competition will shine a spotlight on the ...

Google 11/13/2018 6:56:30 AM

Thelonious Monk Institute To Be Renamed for Herbie Hancock: Celebrate with His Top 10 Albums - JAZZIZ Magazine


JAZZIZ Magazine

Thelonious Monk Institute To Be Renamed for Herbie Hancock: Celebrate with His Top 10 Albums
JAZZIZ Magazine
Beginning in the new year, the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz — one of the most widely respected organizations dedicated to jazz education and outreach — will be renamed after piano legend Herbie Hancock. The change, announced November 6 by the ...

Google 11/8/2018 3:39:42 PM

The Thelonious Monk Institute Of Jazz Is Now The Herbie Hancock Institute Of Jazz - NPR


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The Thelonious Monk Institute Of Jazz Is Now The Herbie Hancock Institute Of Jazz
NPR
For more than 30 years, the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has been a nonprofit working at the intersection of music education, jazz appreciation and public policy. Beginning in the new year, it will continue those efforts under a new name: the ...
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Google 11/7/2018 10:19:58 PM

Clubland: Saxophonist Jason Robinson and the Green Street Trio channel Thelonious Monk - GazetteNET


Clubland: Saxophonist Jason Robinson and the Green Street Trio channel Thelonious Monk
GazetteNET
The right to vote. And Thelonious Monk.” Robinson was the featured guest at this past Tuesday's Northampton Jazz Workshop, and for his extended 75-minute set with the masterful Green Street Trio, the ensemble played an all-Monk program, eight songs ...

Google 11/7/2018 9:01:50 PM

Thelonious Monk's son recognizes father's 100th birthday - The Philadelphia Tribune


Thelonious Monk's son recognizes father's 100th birthday
The Philadelphia Tribune
“What I do is not really work. It's just a chance to do what I love and get patted on the back after I do it.” So says acclaimed drummer, bandleader and composer T.S. Monk, son of jazz great Thelonious Sphere Monk, often called the “Father of Modern ...

Google 11/1/2018 11:13:23 PM

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