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Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 1917 – February was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music.

The Best of Thelonious Monk

Monk was the master of the single note, perfectly selected, timed, and struck so that it would have a symphonic amplitude. Thelonious Sphere Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music.

To the crazy ones who aspire to live out their dreams and take the road less traveled. Some people will think you are crazy because they can't fathom what it means to be your own person, to live life without limits. Use it to your advantage!

American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk (1917 - 1982), 1960.

Monk & Max Roach

Thelonious Monk - was an American jazz pianist & composer. He said, “The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.

Thelonious Monk in the same year he released his first album for Columbia Records, ‘Monk’s Dream.

Thelonious Monk, born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Monk was a legendary jazz pianist known for his innovative techniques. He was among a select group of musicians responsible for the birth of a new form of jazz known as "bebop.

Thelonious Monk with Reiko Hoshino during Monk’s first tour of Japan, May Ms. Hoshino owned and operated a jazz cafe in Kyoto.

Thelonious Monk - Underground Capa: John Berg e Dick Mantel (design) + Steve Horn e Norm Griner (foto).