Thelonious Monk

By | November 23, 2012

Listen to This EpisodeThelonious MonkIn this hour, it’s a look at the life and legend of jazz great Thelonious Monk. We’ll talk with biographer Robin Kelley about Monk’s life and music, and chat with Thelonious Monk’s son TS about Monk the family man. And we’ll explore how Monk’s battle with mental illness shaped his life and career, and take a look at how Monk’s masterpiece “‘Round Midnight” became the most recorded jazz standard of all time. (59:00)


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