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:)
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.