10 October 2010

Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982)

Thelonious Monk, 1959. Photograph © Herb Snitzer.

I've said it here before. I surely will say it again. Today ought to be a national holiday - a celebration to mark the birthday of Thelonious Monk. Straight, No Chaser.

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Blogger Public Squalor said...

Right you are. And today shouldn't pass without noting the 25th anniversary of the passing of Orson Welles. An incredible artist (who also had some righteous politics)

- peace

10 October, 2010 23:02  

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