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Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk (1959) Rehearsing in a New York loft with saxophonists Phil Woods and Charlie Rouse. Jazz: A History of America's Music; by Geoffrey C Ward and Ken Burns

Allen Ginsberg photobooth shot,San Francisco, August, 1963

Allen Ginsberg: Beat generation poet

“the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Thelonious Monk (1963 NY, NY). As of 2010, One of Five Jazz Musicians featured on Cover of Time Magazine, after Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, & Duke Ellington, & before Wynton Marsalis. www.morrisonhotel...

Thelonious Monk 1957 by Lee Friedlander

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix... Ginsberg

  • Alex Lamb

    Started working on an English project about this one poem. Wrote more than a ten page essay on it, while the rest of the class struggled to write a page or two about a full novel!