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Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), "was American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music.[He] had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire" Source: Wikipedia

“The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.” Thelonious Monk. RESEARCH, #DdO:) MOST POPULAR RE-PINS - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/music-strings-of-history/ - MUSIC STRINGS OF HISTORY. American jazz pianist, one of greatest jazz musicians of all time, 1917- 1982. Composed & performed many influential hits. Played well Rach­maninoff, loved Chopin & Stravinsky. On cover of the Feb. 28, 1964, issue of Time magazine at age 46. #DdO:)

Jazz.com | Jazz Music – Jazz Artists – Jazz News. Thelonius Monk one of the greatest composers, at the piano.

Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917– February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "Epistrophy", "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser" and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington.