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Palo Alto: Unheard Thelonious Monk Recording Of A Surprise 1968 High School Performance Finally Set For Release
Palo Alto: Unheard Thelonious Monk Recording Of A Surprise 1968 High School Performance Finally Set For Release

New York, New York -In the fall of 1968, a sixteen-year old high school student named Danny Scher had a dream to invite legendary jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk and his all-star quartet to perform a concert at his local high school in Palo Alto, …

Smithsonian Jazzes Up Collection with Donations from Miles and Monk
Smithsonian Jazzes Up Collection with Donations from Miles and Monk

Washington, District of Columbia -The families of Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk donated objects and manuscripts from the legendary careers of the jazz pioneers and photographer Herman Leonard donated jazz photographs to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American His …

Rare Jazz Tapes Uncovered Featuring Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, photograph by Bernard Gotfryd
Rare Jazz Tapes Uncovered Featuring Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane

Washington, District of Columbia -At a press conference today in Washington, D.C., the Library of Congress announced that historically significant concert tapes, featuring the legendary jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk and iconic saxophonist John Coltrane, had b …

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