RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Thelonious Monk

A collection of news and information related to Thelonious Monk published by this site and its partners.

Top Thelonious Monk Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Charles McPherson tips his hat to Charlie Parker

    Charles McPherson tips his hat to Charlie Parker
    The annual "August is Charlie Parker Month" festivities at the Jazz Showcase wouldn't be complete without a visit by Charles McPherson, a septuagenarian alto saxophonist who was in strong form on Thursday evening.
  • Dave Specter and Otis Clay partner up for SPACE show

     Dave Specter and Otis Clay partner up for SPACE show
    What happens when an ace Chicago blues guitarist meets up with a scorching Chicago soul singer? Fire meets fire. You can hear it on the key tracks of Dave Specter's deeply satisfying, jazz-tinged new album, "Message in Blue" (on Chicago's Delmark...

    LACMA exhibit on John Altoon shows his jazzy, seductive touch

     LACMA exhibit on John Altoon shows his jazzy, seductive touch
    For a brief, shining moment in the 1960s, John Altoon was the great American painter of the great American sexual revolution. Voluptuous color and luxurious interpenetrations of sensuous forms conspired to make messy, elegant, often witty abstract...

    Smiths remain an area jazz fixture

    Smiths remain an area jazz fixture
    Pasadena and its environs have had a jazz presence since at least the 1950s, when artist Jirayr Zorthian hosted a clothing-optional party for Charlie Parker in 1952. A few years later, youngbloods like vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, bassists Albert...

    Film Review: 'More Than the Rainbow'

    Literally, the title of Dan Wechsler's "More Than the Rainbow" describes a photo taken by the movie's principal subject, New York street photographer Matt Weber. Figuratively, it describes the quest of all photographers for that perfect alchemy of subject...