Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original

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With his trademark goatee, dark glasses, and hat, Thelonious Monk is an image of coolness. Jazz fans revere Monk for his groundbreaking compositions and piano playing from the 1950s and 1960s, but to a wider audience he stands for something much bigger: the idea of native genius; a quirky, absent-minded, unalloyed originality that is the perfect symbol of the undefinable essence of jazz. The man behind the mystique is now more interesting and edifying, thanks to extraordinary, unprecedented access to Monk's closest friends ...

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Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original
2017, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781541411340

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Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original
2010, Free Press

ISBN-13: 9781439190463

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Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original
2010, JR Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781906779788

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2009, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684831909

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