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  1. Milestone marked high note for Grammy-winning jazz masterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Age

    ... was there that, in 1948, he wrote the first substantial article on a then little-known pianist and composer, Thelonious Monk. In 1953, in partnership with a fellow jazz writer, Bill Grauer, Keepnews launched Riverside Records. The audience for jazz ...


  2. Music Review: Joe Temperley & Brian Kellock, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Sunday Herald

    ... sound on baritone can still be a thing of wonder and he solos with guile as the duo's playful swing through Thelonious Monk's knotty Rhythm-a-ning confirmed. A switch to bass clarinet let Temperley demonstrate the virtues of ultra-slow pacing and ...


  3. Thelonious MonkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | All About Jazz

    ... in One" and "Criss Cross." Navigating the sharp corners, Monk and "Bags" Jackson swing playful and joyous. Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins (Prestige, 1954) Two giants -one established, one emerging -in the awakening new music free-spiritedly romp ...


  4. Orrin Keepnews | Jazz producer, 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 |

    ... cofounder of Riverside Records, among the leading jazz labels of its time. He produced seminal recordings by Thelonious Monk, Cannonball Adderley, and Abbey Lincoln, among others. He worked well into his 80s, launching other jazz labels and ...


  5. Concert preview: Jazz singer bebops from one style to anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Singer Cyrille Aimee, who comes to the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild Jazz Concert Hall Saturday, has won some major awards in her career - the Montreux Jazz Festival and Sarah Vaughan International jazz vocal competitions - and was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk competition. And yet, she has the heart of a gypsy, never staying in one place or, for that matter, one style for very long.


  6. Preview: Call it jazz, call it something else - for Kellylee Evans, singing is the 'dream job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 |

    ... University before she made the move back to music. It was the right move. On a dare, she entered the Thelonious Monk International Vocal Competition in 2004 and took second place from a jury including Quincy Jones, Kurt Elling, Jimmy Scott and Al ...


  7. Arts NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Sunday Herald

    ... it's called Live at the Ridgeway and features Gourlay playing tunes by Ornette Coleman, Charlie Haden, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington and Joni Mitchell plus his own dedications to Jimi Hendrix and Cole Porter. When not performing with SNJO, Gourlay ...


  8. Whither American Culture?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The American Scholar

    ... It meant publication of paperbacks of classic novels, the Great Books push, Leonard Bernstein on television, Thelonious Monk on the cover of Time, an expanding English major in colleges and universities, and so on. These days, it all seems like ...


  9. Orrin Keepnews, producer of milestone jazz albums, dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Washington Post

    ... the leading jazz labels of its time, along with Blue Note and Prestige. He produced seminal recordings by Thelonious Monk, Cannonball Adderley, Clark Terry , Abbey Lincoln and Wes Montgomery, among others. He kept working well into his 80s, ...


  10. EVENT: Unesco Director-General Irina Bokova and Unesco Goodwill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | All About Jazz

    ... selected to serve as the 2015 Global Host City. Presented each year on April 30th in partnership with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, International Jazz Day encourages and highlights the power of jazz as a force for freedom and creativity, ...


  11. Reader TipsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Small dead animals

    In tonight's entertainment en route to the tips Thelonious Monk brings his all-American syncopated brilliance to George and Ira Gershwin's Nice Work If You Can Get It .


  12. How Fantastic Negrito Conquered NPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | East Bay Express

    ... Ahmed Abdul-Malik, was the storied bandleader and jazz bassist who performed with luminaries such as Thelonious Monk, but Dphrepaulezz was initially indifferent to music. "Max Roach used to call the house," he said. "I was like, 'whatever.'" Rather, ...


  13. Fresh Air Remembers 'Jazz Master' Orrin KeepnewsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WNED

    This is FRESH AIR. The jazz musicians of Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Wes Montgomery, Bill Evans, Cannonball Adderley and Abbey Lincoln are just a few of the musicians whose seminal work was recorded by Orrin Keepnews.


  14. Review: Kris Bowers at Jazz KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    ... pulled out its inner elements. Bowers closed his program with a throwback to his first place in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition. "The Summer Knows," from Michel Legrand's Summer of '42 soundtrack gave Bowers his second ...


  15. Herbie Hancock, Aloe Blacc tapped for Playboy Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Los Angeles Times

    Herbie Hancock appears at the Thelonious Monk Institute's annual gala at the Dolby Theatre on Nov. 9. Herbie Hancock will appear with Wayne Shorter, and Ledisi, Aloe Blacc, Terence Blanchard, Tower of Power and Ozomatli are among the other acts tapped for the Playboy Jazz Festival. The festival, now in its 37th year, will be June 13-14 at the Hollywood Bowl, the Los Angeles Philharmonic unveiled on Tuesday.


  16. Orrin Keepnews: An appreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 |

    ... force behind such historic jazz albums as Bill Evans' Waltz for Debby and Sunday at the Village Vanguard , Thelonious Monk 's Brilliant Corners , Monk's Music and Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane , Chet Baker's Chet Baker in New York , Sonny ...


  17. The ten best jazz pianists of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Denver Westword

    With the exception of players like Thelonious Monk or Art Tatum, piano players don't quite have the name recognition of their horn playing counterparts. All the same, these ivory ticklers play an equally integral role in jazz.


  18. Loose Gravel jazzing it upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... said. "The band does mine earlier and later jazz eras for their material, including tunes by Sidney Bechet, Thelonious Monk, and Duke Ellington. Come down on Thursday evening and enjoy the sounds of Loose Gravel at the Avalanche Bar and Grill. ...


  19. Grammy-Winning Jazz Producer Orrin Keepnews Dead At 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 |

    ORRIN KEEPNEWS, a creative force behind some of the greatest jazz recordings ever, passed away yesterday morning one day short of his 92nd birthday in his home at EL CERRITO, CALIFORNIA. KEEPNEWS produced such seminal albums as BILL EVANS' "Waltz For Debby" and "Sunday At The Village Vanguard," THELONIOUS MONK's "Brilliant Corners," "MONK's Music" and "THELONIOUS MONK and JOHN COLTRANE," CHET BAKER's "CHET BAKER In NEW YORK," SONNY ROLLINS' "Freedom Suite," WES MONTGOMERY's "Boss Guitar," and CLARK TERRY's "In Orbit."


  20. Legendary Jazz Producer Orrin Keepnews Dies At 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | National Public Radio

    Jazz producer and record label found Orrin Keepnews died on Sunday at the age of 91. Keepnews was behind landmark recordings by jazz legends like Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans and Cannonball Adderley.