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Monk, Thelonious (Sphere)

piano, pianoforte, composer


born: 10 Oct 1917 Rocky Mount, North Carolina / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 10 Oct 1920 Source: 2  
born: 11 Oct 1917 Source: 3,4  
born: ------------ New York / city, USA Source: 5,6  
born: 1919 Source: 7  

died: 17 Feb 1982 Englewood, New Jersey / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 16 Feb 1982 Source: 5,6  
died: ------------ Weehawken, New Jersey / state, USA Source: 10  

date of Variety obit: 24 Feb 1982  

perf: 1971-1972 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

The Music Sack has 244 items with information about Thelonious (Sphere) Monk
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 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1996

African American composers

The above item is part of :
Horne, Aaron
Baker, David N.
Brass music of black composers : a bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by David N. Baker
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996

Number of People : 262


 1995

Crumpacker, Bunny
Crumpacker, Chick
Jazz legends
Bunny and Chick Crumpacker
Layton, Utah: Gibbs, Smith, 1995, 93 p.

Number of People : 22


 1994

Balen, Noel
L'odyssee du jazz
Paris: Liana Levi, 1994, 767 p.

Number of People : 93


 1994

Monceaux, Morgan
Marsalis, Wynton
Jazz : my music, my people
By Morgan Monceaux
Foreword by Wynton Marsalis
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994, 64 p.

Number of People : 38


 1993

Megill, Donald D.
Demory, Richard S.
Introduction to jazz history
3rd edition
By Donald D. Megill and Richard S. Demory
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1993, 337 p.

Number of People : 37


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1993

Jazz Giants

p. 92 In:
Fordham, John
Jazz
London: A Dorling Kindersley Book, 1993, 216 p.

Number of People : 20


 1992

Lablanc, Michael
Contemporary musicians volume 6
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1992, 286 p.

Number of People : 72


 1992

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 487-570 In:
Rossi, Franco
Girardi, Michele
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1938-1991
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1992, 650 p.

Number of People : 11,539


 1992

[listed as a member of a group]

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 12,552


 1992 Source: 4

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 119

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1991

Pling : Von Laurie Anderson bis Joe Zawinul

p. 79 In:
Naura, Michael
Jazz-Toccata : Ansichten und Attacken
Hamburg: Rowolt, 1991, 243 p.

Number of People : 14


 1991

Arnaud, Gerald
Chesnel, Jacques
Masters of Jazz
Gerald arnaud and Jacques Chesnel
Chambers, 1991, 248 p.

Number of People : 81


 1989

Malson, Lucien
Les maitres du jazz d'Oliver a Coltrane
Neuvieme edition mise a jour
Presses Universitaires de France, 1989
      (Series: Que sais-je?)

Number of People : 9


 1989

Leonard, Herman
Paudras, Francis
Carles, Philippe
The eye of jazz
Text assembled by Philippe Carles
Graphic design by Francis Paudras
London: Viking, 1989, 155 p.

Number of People : 58


 1989

Perlo, Don
Lyons, Len
Jazz portraits
The lives and music of the jazz masters
By Len Lyons and Don Perlo
New York: William Morrow, 1989, 610 p.

Number of People : 217


 1989

Ramsey, Doug
Lees, Gene
Jazz matters : reflections on the music & some of its makers
By Doug Ramsey
With a foreword by Gene Lees
Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 1989, 314 p.

Number of People : 44


 1989

Williams, Martin
Jazz in its time
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989, 272 p.

Number of People : 24


 1989

Arnaud, Gerald
Nougaro, Claude
Chesnel, Jacques
Les grands createurs de jazz
By Gerald Arnaud et Jacques Chesnel
Preface de Claude Nougaro
Bordas, 1989, 256 p.

Number of People : 66


 1989

Postif, Francois
Les grandes interviews de jazz hot
1989

Number of People : 19


 1989 Source: 3

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988 Source: 10

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1987

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Clef : Verve labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Vol. II: the MGM era
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, c1987, 876 p.

Number of People : 2,595


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Kington, Miles
Weef,
Gelly, Dave
The giants of jazz
Introduction by Miles Kington
Drawings by Weef
New York: Schirmer Books, 1986

Number of People : 79


 1985

Harrison, Paul Carter
Chuck Stewart's jazz files
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1985

Number of People : 127


 1985

Billard, Francois
Le jazz
Paris: MA Editions, 1985

Number of People : 47


 1985

Roach, Hildred
Black American music. Past and present
Vol. I
Malabar, Florida: Robert E. Krieger, 1985

Number of People : 62


 1985 Source: 1

Chilton, John
Simmen, John
Who's who of jazz : Storyville to Swing Street
Foreword by John Simmen
London: Macmillan, 1985, 175 p.

Number of People : 1,172


 1985

Reda, Jacques
L'improviste II : jouer le jeu
Gallimard, 1985, 214 p.

Number of People : 15


 1983

Koch, Lawrence O.
Thelonious Monk : compositional techniques.
Annual Review of Jazz Studies. 2 (1983), S. 67-80.
       Mit 45 Beisp.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Index to music necrology : 1982 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1983, p. 827

Number of People : 100


 1983

Polillo, Arrigo
Jazz : la vicenda e i protagonisti della musica afro-americana
Milan: Amoldo Mondadori Editore, 1983, 789 p.

Number of People : 34


 1982

Litchfield, Jack
The Canadian jazz discography 1916-1980
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1982

Number of People : 301


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1982

Guralnick, Peter
Lost highway : journeys & arrivals of American musicians
New York: Vintage Books, 1982, 362 p.

Number of People : 31


 1982

Schede

p. 119-124 In:
Fayenz, Franco
Il nuovo jazz degli anni '40
Rome: Lato Side Editori, 1982

Number of People : 25


 1981

Lyttelton, Humphrey
Monk : Joker or Genius.
Melody Maker, vol. 36, April 29, 1981. p. 5

Number of People : 1


 1981 Source: 6

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1980

Artist Index

p. 433-442 In:
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Savoy label : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1980, 442 p.

Number of People : 722


 1980

Rich, Alan
The Simon and Schuster listener's guides
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980

Number of People : 39


 1980 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

Artist Index

p. 247-273 In:
Ruppli, Michel
Atlantic records : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1979., 4 v.

Number of People : 1,748


 1979

Fossati, Furio
Mannucci, Michele
I grandi della musica jazz
Milan: Longanesi & C., 1979

Number of People : 99


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1979 Source: 5

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Thelonious Monk.
Jazz Journal International, vol. 31, June 1978. p. 17

Number of People : 1


 1978

A Tribute to Monk and Bird.
Jazz Magazine (U.S.), vol. 3, no. 1, 1978. p. 63

Number of People : 1


 1978

Buhles, Gunter
Thelonious Monk Jazz Composer.
Jazz Podium, vol. 27, April 1978. p. 11-13

Number of People : 1


 1978

Prez Awards.
Jazz Journal International, vol. 31, August 1978. p. 36

Number of People : 1


 1978

Priestley, Brian
Thelonious Monk.
Melody Maker, vol. 53, August 19, 1978. p. 18

Number of People : 1


 1978

Buhles, Gunter
Thelonious Monk Jazz Composer.
Jazz Podium, vol. 27, March 1978, p. 4-9

Number of People : 1


 1978

Waxing on : At the Five Spot.
down beat, vol. 45, May 4, 1978. p. 27-28

Number of People : 1


 1977

Waxing on : In Person.
down beat, vol. 44, February 10, 1977. p. 27-30

Number of People : 1


 1977

Waxing on : the Complete Genius.
down beat, vol. 44, August 11, 1977. p. 32

Number of People : 1


 1977

Groves, A.
The Loneliest Monk.
Jazz Journal International, vol. 30, November 1977. p. 10-13

Number of People : 1


 1976

Record reviews : In Person.
Jazz Journal, vol. 29, November 1976. p. 34

Number of People : 1


 1976

Paihle, J.
Piano Miles.
Jazz Hot, no. 323, January 1976. p. 9-15

Number of People : 1


 1976

Ruppli, Michel
Discographie de Thelonious Monk.
Jazz Hot, no. 331, October 1976. p. 225

Number of People : 1


 1976

Balliett, Whitney
Jazz : New York Notes.
New Yorker, vol. 52, July 19, 1976. p. 85

Number of People : 1


 1976

Lake, S.
Piano Giants.
Melody Maker, vol. 51, October 2, 1976. p. 44-45

Number of People : 1


 1976

Gitler, Ira
Thelonious Monk Returns to Carnegie Hall.
Radio Free Jazz, vol. 17, May 1976. p. 10

Number of People : 1


 1976

Goodman, A.
Thelonious Gestalt : Monk Disrobed.
Crawdaddy, no. 66, November 1976, p. 72
       Note: Monk's influence on other musicians, such as Archie Shepp, is discussed.

Number of People : 1


 1976

Records : the Complete Genius.
Creem, vol. 8, November 1976. p. 59-60

Number of People : 1


 1976

Berindei, Mihai
Dictionaire de jazz
Bucuresti: Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976, 289 p.

Number of People : 768


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1975

Williams, M.
And What Might a Jazz Composer Do?
Music Educator's Journal, vol. 61, January 1975. p. 24-31

Number of People : 1


 1975

Records : Brilliance.
Jazz Forum, no. 37, 1975. p. 62

Number of People : 1


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Record reviews : Who's Afraid of the Big Band Monk?
Coda, no. 140, August 1975. p. 18-19

Number of People : 1


 1975

Record reviews : Something in Blue.
Coda, vol. 12, no. 6, 1975. p. 20

Number of People : 1


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Limbacher, James L.
Film music : from violins to video
Compiled and edited by James L. Limbacher
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974

Number of People : 4,664


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Dutilh, A.
Lequime, M.
Thelonious Monk : ou, Comment Bougent les Pierres.
Jazz Hot, no. 306, June 1974. p. 6-9

Number of People : 1


 1974

Rosenthal, A.
Music of Thelonious Monk.
Nation, vol. 219, September 21, 1974. p. 247-250

Number of People : 1


 1974

Caught
down beat, vol. 41, July 18, 1974. p. 37-38

Number of People : 1


 1973

Record reviews : Thelonious Monk Quintet : Trio.
Jazz & Blues, vol. 2, January 1973. p. 30-31

Number of People : 1


 1973

Taylor, J.B.
The Prestige 24000 Series.
Journal of Jazz Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, 1973, p. 90-110
       Note: Discussion of Prestige's reissues of recordings.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Record reviews : Family.
down beat, vol. 40, April 26, 1973. p. 22

Number of People : 1


 1973

On Record : Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk.
Jazz & Blues, vol. 2, February 1973. p. 11

Number of People : 1


 1973

Supplement : Other musical prodigies

p. 195 In:
Fisher, Renee B.
Musical prodigies : masters at an early age
New York: Association Press, 1973, 240 p.

Number of People : 121


 1972

Chronique des Disques : Little Rootie Tootie.
Jazz Hot, no. 284, June 1972. p. 38

Number of People : 1


 1972

Priestley, Brian
Monk in the Studio.
Melody Maker, vol. 47, July 22, 1972, p. 30
       Note: Discussion of Monk's recent recording "Something in Blue."

Number of People : 1


 1972

Chronique des Disques : Jazz Connection.
Jazz Hot, no. 287, October 1972. p. 25

Number of People : 1


 1972

Piazza, T.
Caught in the Act.
down beat, vol. 39, December 7, 1972. p. 26

Number of People : 1


 1972

Record reviews : Something in Blue.
Jazz & Blues, vol. 2, September 1972. p. 28

Number of People : 1


 1972

Keating, L.
Coleman Hawkins on Record.
Jazz & Blues, vol. 2, October 1972. p. 23

Number of People : 1


 1972

Jazz Records : Thelonious Monk.
Melody Maker, vol. 48, November 18, 1972. p. 46

Number of People : 1


 1972

La Chronique des Disques : Monk's Music.
Jazz Hot, no. 279, January 1972. p. 33

Number of People : 1


 1972

Record reviews : Blue Monk
Vol. 2
Coda, vol. 10, no. 6, 1972. p. 19

Number of People : 1


 1971

Williams, B.
The Giants of Jazz.
Melody Maker, vol. 46, November 13, 1971. p. 12

Number of People : 1


 1971

Elder, G.
Well, You Needn't.
Journal of Pop Culture, vol. 4, no. 4, 1971. p. 850-862

Number of People : 1


 1971

Feather, Leonard
Caught in the Act Extra.
Melody Maker, vol. 46, January 30, 1971. p. 45

Number of People : 1


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