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  1. Only Lovers Left AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | RollingStone

    ... mood strikes them, and gazing at Adam's favorite portraits of the likes of Franz Kafka, Billie Holiday and Thelonious Monk. Adam and Eve are deadly, but not dead. Jarmusch gives them a sly, literary wit, as when they make travel reservations under ...

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  2. NJPAC'S Brick City Orchestra to make debut at Newark Cherry Blossom Festival BloomfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Glocally Newark

    The Brick City Jazz Orchestra features 19 of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark area received the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and band mates this spring with the creation of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra , a collaboration between NJPAC and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.

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  3. Tigertail Productions presents Cecile McLorin Salvant in concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Examiner.com

    ... an undergraduate law degree. Salvant came to the attention of the jazz world when she won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, earning a $20,000 music scholarship and a record deal. But more than that, winning the ...

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  4. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Tigran's "Shadow Theater" Slated for Us Release on 4/15Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | All About Jazz

    ... and Eivind Aarset. Shadow Theater compounds the painterly piano playing that won him First Place at the 2006 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition with folk influences from his native Armenia. Along the way, it adds a bodily jolt of ...

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  5. Jazz Setlist, April 10-16: JazzAprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | City Paper

    ... off Levine's festival that takes place at 7 p.m. at Levine's Sallie Mae Hall, 2801 Upton Street NW. $15-$20. Thelonious Monk and Ornette Coleman are two curious but indispensable figures in the evolution of jazz music. They came into the tradition ...

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  6. Cyborg drummer able to establish 'intimate connections' and play with the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Raw Story

    ... that possesses the ability to improvise accompanying beats in the style of musicians like John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk. "In some cases, we were able to create some surprises, with music that cannot be created by humans alone," Weinberg told The ...

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  7. Cuban heartbeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Jerusalem Post

    ... out in no uncertain manner when he took part in the inaugural Latin percussion category of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Competition. He won the contest and signaled his arrival in the epicenter the global jazz arena. "Winning the competition ...

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  8. Bar Guide 2014: Live Music, Cold BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Willamette Week

    There's something undeniably retro about grabbing a drink at the Blue Monk. Maybe it's the green vinyl booths and chairs that resemble a college rec room, or the framed pictures of Thelonious Monk and other jazz legends, or the TV perched above the door so the bartenders can watch SpongeBob SquarePants reruns on repeat, but Blue Monk's passA ... (more)

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  9. Prestigious jazz education program works with Buffalo school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WNED

    ... and outreach programs in the world is spending time with some Buffalo Public School students this week. The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz is visiting three city schools. As part of our Focus on Education reporting. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen ...

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  10. Maryland Summer Jazz Festival Announces Tenth Year Anniversary SeasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | CBS Atlanta

    ... last 10 years. Former students include critically acclaimed vocalist . Sung is a graduate of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute, and her career is soaring. She has performed with luminaries such as . She was winner of the Kennedy Center's ...

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  11. Osaka's giant jazz festival could be great for local acts a if the youngsters get involvedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Japan Times

    ... year, jazz fans across the country were elated. Organized by UNESCO and in partnership with the U.S.-based Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the main event on April 30 will be an All-Star Global Concert by some of the genre's most popular ...

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  12. Jazz at the Rat presents "Women in Jazz" featuring Johnaye KendrickRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | WWOZ

    ... Free and open to the public, and hosted by Jesse McBride. A San Diego native and graduate of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, vocalist Johnaye Kendrick has worked with many contemporary jazz legends, including Wayne Shorter, Herbie ...

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  13. Heroes and misfits and jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | The Free Press

    ... Kris Bowers, exemplifies the emerging trend of fusing hip-hop grooves with jazz proficiency. Winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and a Juilliard School graduate, there is no question of Bowers's ability. Splitting his time ...

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  14. Trumpeter Dave Douglas brainstorms about Wayne ShorterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... you're a player, you want to sound good. So you like playing Cole Porter tunes and Jerome Kern tunes and Thelonious Monk tunes, and Wayne Shorter's tunes make you sound good, you know? On one level, it's as simple as that. Why do people still play ...

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  15. When it comes to hipness, these are the coolest catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... here are in the arts: actors Marlon Brando, Paul Newman and Audrey Hepburn; jazz musicians Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker; singers Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and Chrissie Hynde; painters Georgia O’Keeffe and Jackson Pollock. ...

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  16. Green: Music weaves through past and presentRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Amarillo.com

    ... the universe but only be awestruck by its beauty. And there's no explaining why a Bach cantata or a riff by Thelonious Monk or a hymn by Fanny Crosby can send our spirits soaring or move us to deep introspection. No one knows who composed the first ...

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  17. EVENT: New England Conservatory Presents the NEC Gospel Ensemble and...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | All About Jazz

    Join two exceptional NEC student ensembles - the NEC Gospel Ensemble and the NEC Jazz Composer's Ensemble - as they perform contemporary gospel music and student compositions, plus works by Thelonious Monk and Wayne Shorter on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in NEC's Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA.

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  18. Roger Kellaway -- 37th Paradise Valley Jazz Party at Scottsdale Hilton ResortRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | All About Jazz

    ... who is Chilean-American and the first female instrumentalist to win the tenor saxophone honor in the 2013 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz competition. Kellaway's extravagant elegance vividly contrasted with her behind-the-beat delivery mode and ...

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  19. The Grand Budapest Hotel: Ralph Fiennes Delivers as Concierge in Wes Anderson ComedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Town Topics

    ... concierge of the Grand Hotel Budapest. Wes Anderson's films are one of a kind, as easy to identify as, say a Thelonious Monk piano solo or a Frank Sinatra vocal. You can spot one of his works by just watching a snippet of the film. Anderson's latest ...

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  20. A Special, Rare, Unmissable Bart k PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | New Yorker

    ... In this 2012 interview , Serkin discusses some of his musical influences and enthusiasms. The mention of Thelonious Monk is a revelatory jolt; it makes perfect sense, given Serkin's own angular, rhythmic incisiveness. I understand and agree that ...

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