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  1. 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy releases debut CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Joey Alexander's favorite things include the Avengers, SpongeBob and Thelonious Monk. He's a normal 11-year-old kid who just happens to be a jazz piano prodigy from Indonesia and has already impressed such jazz luminaries as Wynton Marsalis and Herbie Hancock.

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  2. 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy releases debut CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | York Dispatch

    In this Oct. 24, 2014 file photo, music prodigy Joey Alexander performs at the 13th annual "A Great Night in Harlem" gala concert, presented by The Jazz Foundation of America to benefit The Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, at The Apollo Theater in New York. Alexander releases his album, "My Favorite Things," on Tuesday, May 12. NEW YORK - Joey Alexander's favorite things include the Avengers, SpongeBob and Thelonious Monk.

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  3. Premiere: Hiatus Kaiyote's "Molasses" Live in Paris: A soulful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Cool Hunting

    ... top funk albums, Anna Lunoe's liberating PrivateJam, Danny Brown and more in our look at music this week Thelonious Monk: Paris 1969 A never before released concert film and audio recording of Thelonious Monk's late-career concert at the Salle ...

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  4. Lineup officially announced for Allentown's Blues Brews &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Morning Call

    ... 24 in center city Allentown. Blues Brew and Barbecue announced that Walker, who played with John Lee Hooker, Thelonious Monk, Willie Dixon, Charlie Musselwhite , Steve Miller, Nick Lowe, John Mayall, Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix, will perform will ...

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  5. New York, and all that jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Financial Times

    ... jazz. Max Gordon died in 1989 and you only have to reel off the names of the artists he hired to play here - Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Miles Davis - to gauge how important he was. ...

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  6. RECORDING: Lucky Thompson + Henri RenaudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | All About Jazz

    ... the Mooche, Yardbird Suite, Ornithology, A Night in Tunisia and others sides. In 1952, Thompson was in the Thelonious Monk Sextet and recorded on Miles Davis' Blue 'n' Boogie and Walkin' in 1954. That year, he was on King Pleasure's recordings for ...

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  7. John Coltrane -- Coltrane 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | All About Jazz

    ... Coltrane is immediately recognizable, but still sounds like an apprentice learning from the master, Miles. Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane (OJC) Moving from Miles to Monk, now that shows you've arrived! In the summer of 1957, Thelonious Monk ...

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  8. Count Basie's Orchestra at BirdlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Wall Street Journal

    ... At once highly rhythmic and densely complex, Nichols's work seems to suggest a missing link between Thelonious Monk and Lennie Tristano. It has been too long since this stellar ensemble-with pianist Frank Kimbrough, saxophonist Ted Nash, trumpeter ...

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  9. FESTIVAL: Jazz This Week: Pedrito Martinez, Tim Bernea (TM)S...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | All About Jazz

    ... in 1998, and then to the United States, where he came to public attention in 2000 for winning that year's Thelonious Monk Institute Competition. He subsequently helped found the band Yerba Buena, and has gone on to perform with well-known jazz, ...

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  10. JAZZ & RELIGION: Examination of music, faith and - conversion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Religion" (Oxford University Press, $29.95). He first "started to fall for jazz via those Bill Evans and Thelonious Monk records," Bivins writes. Later, as a student at Oberlin College, he "plunged into the deep end of the pool" when a friend played ...

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  11. Pianist/songwriter Jon Regen turns to bright new, pop-infused outputRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Day

    On the one - er, two - hands, you might have Thelonious Monk going all brainiac with his polymath improvs. On the other, there's Kenny G and his ilk, inducing head-scratching through their low-cal approach. Plus: Dixieland or post-bop or brass bands or fusion.

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  12. Jazz this week: Pedrito Martinez, Tim Berne's Snakeoil, East West...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... in 1998, and then to the United States, where he came to public attention in 2000 for winning that year's Thelonious Monk Institute Competition. He subsequently helped found the band Yerba Buena, and has gone on to perform with well-known jazz, ...

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  13. Jazz-age music will accompany jazz-age art at Norman Rockwell MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... of the pieces have become the basis of other pieces," he said. "For instance, 'Blue Skies' became a piece by Thelonious Monk that became 'In Walked Bud.' I'm planning on making a connection with the artist that Norman Rockwell was influenced by. The ...

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  14. With a tune in his headRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Day

    On the one - er, two - hands, you might have Thelonious Monk going all brainiac with his polymath improvs. On the other, there's Kenny G and his ilk, inducing head-scratching through their low-cal approach. Plus: Dixieland or post-bop or brass bands or fusion.

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  15. NYC Restaurateurs Serving Up Breakfast at MidnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The New York Observer

    West 118th Street. It was 'round midnight at Minton's, where icons like Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk entertained the slick and in-the-know from 1938 into the '60s.

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  16. May 9: Cecile McLorin Salvant in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Outloud

    ... in scores of clubs in Paris, Cecile released her first album, self-titled C e cile , which won the Thelonious Monk Competition in Washington D.C. In 2012, C e cile recorded WomanChild which was nominated for best jazz vocal album at the Grammy ' s . ...

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  17. EVENT: Israel Celebrates International Jazz DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | All About Jazz

    By Nathalie Freson Quoted as the "Ambassador of jazz in Israel" by i24 news channel, Israeli jazz pianist Gilad Chatsav was selected to organise and coordinate events throughout Israel for the International Jazz Day. In 2012, the UNESCO, in conjunction with the Thelonious Monk Institute, declared April 30 as the official day to celebrate jazz worldwide.

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  18. Vijay Iyer Trio: Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Iyer's pieces designed for strings or big band and reduce without losing vitality. They do John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk , Flying Lotus and M.I.A. The morning after a gig in Washington, D.C., the trio got up to visit NPR headquarters before a ...

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  19. Review: PUBLIQuartet takes chamber music daring new places at Raritan River FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Morning Call

    ... own 2014 composition "Epistrophe" was the program's centerpiece. Structured around improvisations on Thelonious Monk and Igor Stravinsky, the piece is part of PQ's innovative Mind the Gap program, which juxtaposes compositions from diverse genres. ...

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  20. Jazz as a Force for Peace and FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Inter Press Service

    ... it is presented each year by the United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO in partnership with the U.S.-based Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. The organisers say the day is aimed at encouraging and highlighting the "power of jazz as a force for ...

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