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  1. EVENT: Thelonious Monk Competition Gala Returns to Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | All About Jazz

    The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has unveiled that its annual gala and competition will be coming to Los Angeles this fall. A nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the message of jazz around the world, the institute's highest-profile effort is its annual competition, which in recent years has been held at its home base of Washington, D.C. The gala was last held in Los Angeles in 2008, which included that year's saxophone competition.

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  2. Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet Extends Through Nov 8 at The Bushwick StarrRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Allen Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher"; a purgatorial intermezzo about Scheherazade and the ghost of Thelonious Monk; and a contemporary fable about a subway murder. Throughout these four stories two women ( Brittain Ashford and Gelsey Bell) ...

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  3. Thelonious Monk Competition, gala returns to L.A. in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Los Angeles Times

    Bill Clinton, Herbie Hancock and Pharrell to be on hand for Monk Institute's competition and gala in L.A. The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has unveiled that its annual gala and competition will be coming to Los Angeles this fall. A nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the message of jazz around the world, the institute's highest-profile effort is its annual competition, which in recent years has been held at its home base of Washington, D.C. The gala was last held in Los Angeles in 2008, which included that year's saxophone competition.

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  4. Clark Terry: Keep On Keepin' OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | All About Jazz

    ... in New York City. Terry's deteriorating health and Kauflin's internal struggles as semi-finalist in the 2011 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition are empathetically captured on film. Through Al Hick's masterful camera ...

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  5. Vijay Iyer Trio In Concert Oct. 19 In SewaneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... the South's Performing Arts Series. The trio's original music is influenced by the jazz piano titans such as Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington; the classical sonorities of composers such as Debussy, Bartok, and Ligeti; a wide range of rock, soul, ...

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  6. The Perry's To Appear At Rainsville Holiness ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... the South's Performing Arts Series. The trio's original music is influenced by the jazz piano titans such as Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington; the classical sonorities of composers such as Debussy, Bartok, and Ligeti; a wide range of rock, soul, ...

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  7. WHEDco's Bronx Music Heritage Center to Present Tribute to Honor Jazz Pianist Bertha Hope, 10/26Read the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    As part of their ongoing Bronx Living Legends tribute series, the Bronx Music Heritage Center , an initiative of the Women's Housing and Economic Development Corp. , will honor the life and career of jazz pianist Bertha Hope . From the days living on Lyman Place with be-bop legends Elmo Hope and Thelonious Monk, to co-founding the all-woman jazz band Jazzberry Jam, to her current residency at the new Minton's in Harlem, Bertha Hope has carved out her place in jazz history throughout her long and ongoing career.

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  8. Michael Carvin Experience - 'Flash Forward' reviewRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... to hearing. Other highlights include a seductively Latin-tinged "Sayonara Blues," a highly energized take on Thelonious Monk's "In Walked Bud," and the enticing Afro-Cuban riffs of "Night in Tunisia." Carvin's quartet consists of bassist Jansen ...

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  9. Striving to keep Monka s memory aliveRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Thelonious Monk's name is known by jazz lovers in the far corners of the world. It's only right that his hometown honor his contributions to America's native music.

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  10. Review: MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Sunday Herald

    ... partners - gets space to develop his own ideas. The sense of renewal extends to well-known tunes as well. Thelonious Monk's Bye-Ya and Wayne Shorter's indecently catchy Yes Or No retained their appealing idiosyncrasies while undergoing an athletic ...

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  11. Saturday evening tunes: But it really gets bad, 'round midnightRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Persuasion, Perseverance, and Patience

    Yesterday would have been Thelonious Monk's 97th birthday. I once compared his inimitable piano style to the drunken kung fu master .

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  12. Jimmy Webb and Jane Monheit Open Landmark on Main Street's 2014-15 Season TonightRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Arts, has been a leading light in both the jazz and cabaret worlds since emerging as a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Institute's 1998 vocal competition. This new concert will feature new interpretations of Jimmy Webb 's catalogue with Jimmy on ...

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  13. INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Thelonious MonkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Thelonious Monk's birthday today! With the arrival Thelonious Sphere Monk, modern music— let alone modern culture—simply hasn't been the same. Recognized as one of the most inventive pianists of any musical genre, Monk achieved a startlingly original sound that even his most devoted followers have been unable to successfully imitate.

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  14. Jaime HernandezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Hilobrow

    ... HiLobrow irregularly pays tribute to one of our high-, low-, no-, or hilobrow heroes. Also born this date: Thelonious Monk , Ed Wood , Giant Haystacks . Chicano public intellectual William "Memo" Nericcio runs the Cultural Studies MA program (MALAS) ...

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  15. Water main break near Holland TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | MyFoxNY

    ... 15.NPR dubbed Felder the next big jazz guitarist. Bowers is so good at tickling the ivories that he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition in 2011. Nir Felder and Kris Bowers are two talents being called rising stars in jazz. ...

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  16. Almanac for Friday, Oct. 10, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | UPI

    ... of hydrogen, in 1731; Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1813; actor Helen Hayes in 1900; jazz musician Thelonious Monk in 1917; writer James Clavell and filmmaker Ed Wood, both in 1924; British playwright and Nobel laureate Harold Pinter in 1930; ...

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  17. Photographer Mark Weiss auction for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | MyFoxNY

    ... 15.NPR dubbed Felder the next big jazz guitarist. Bowers is so good at tickling the ivories that he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition in 2011. Nir Felder and Kris Bowers are two talents being called rising stars in jazz. ...

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  18. On this day: Sandy Lyle wins World MatchplayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Scotsman.com

    ... football manager, 48; Alan Cartwright, musician (Procol Harum), 69. Births: Giuseppe Verdi, composer; 1917 Thelonious Monk, pianist; 1921 James Clavell, novelist; 1930 Harold Pinter, playwright; 1959 Kirsty MacColl, singer-songwriter. Deaths: 1708 ...

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  19. LIVE: Woodstock Jazz Festival @ Bearsville Theater, 10/4/14Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Nippertown!

    ... us to the best game of "Name That Tune" ever, as he put iconic works like Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle Rose," Thelonious Monk's "Round Midnight" and Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag" through serious deconstruction. Caine did give us clues by playing the ...

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  20. Nir Felder and Kris Bowers at the Blue NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | MyFoxNY

    ... earlier this year to critical acclaim. Meantime, Bowers is so good at tickling the ivories that he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition in 2011. Bowers said that he was given a lot of creative control for his debut album. Nir ...

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