Thelonious Monk Plays Standards – Volume 1: Piano Transcriptions (Artist Transcriptions)

Thelonious Monk Plays Standards - Volume 1: Piano Transcriptions (Artist Transcriptions)
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(Artist Transcriptions). Volume 1 features note-for-note transcriptions of Monk’s renditions of 11 jazz classics: April in Paris * Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea * Dinah * Don’t Blame Me * Everything Happens to Me * I Should Care * I Surrender, Dear * Just a Gigolo * Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away) * Nice Work If You Can Get It * Sweet and Lovely. Includes a biography and a discography.

Thelonious Monk Plays Standards – Volume 2: Piano Transcriptions (Artist Transcriptions)

Thelonious Monk Plays Standards - Volume 2: Piano Transcriptions (Artist Transcriptions)
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(Artist Transcriptions). Volume 2 includes a dozen more transcriptions of standards as interpreted by the incomparable Monk: All Alone * Body and Soul * Darn That Dream * Honeysuckle Rose * I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance * It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) * Memories of You * Mood Indigo * My Melancholy Baby * Remember * Solitude * You Are Too Beautiful. Includes a biography and a discography.

Thelonious Monk – Collection: Piano Transcriptions (Artist Transcriptions)

Thelonious Monk - Collection: Piano Transcriptions (Artist Transcriptions)
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(Artist Transcriptions). Now you can play exactly what Monk played on 12 jazz classics! This folio features note-for-note transcriptions from Monk recordings as well as a bio and discography showing which recordings were used. Pieces include: Blue Monk * Eronel * Evidence * Hackensack * Jackie-ing * Little Rootie Tootie * Monk’s Point * North of the Sunset * Pannonica * ‘Round Midnight * Ruby, My Dear * Trinkle-Tinkle.

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making (Roth Family Foundation Music in America Imprint)

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making
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Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) was one of jazz’s greatest and most enigmatic figures. As a composer, pianist, and bandleader, Monk both extended the piano tradition known as Harlem stride and was at the center of modern jazz’s creation during the 1940s, setting the stage for the experimentalism of the 1960s and ’70s. This pathbreaking study combines cultural theory, biography, and musical analysis to shed new light on Monk’s music and on the jazz canon itself. Gabriel Solis shows how the work of this stubbornly nonconformist composer emerged from the jazz world’s fringes to find a central place in its canon. Solis….

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