Thelonious Monk : The Life and Times of an American Original

Description

Thelonious Monk is the critically acclaimed, gripping saga of an artist's struggle to "make it" without compromising his musical vision. It is a story that, like its subject, reflects the tidal ebbs and flows of American history in the twentieth century. To his fans, he was the ultimate hipster; to his detractors, he was temperamental, eccentric, taciturn, or childlike. His angular melodies and dissonant harmonies shook the jazz world to its foundations, ushering in the birth of "bebop" and establishing Monk as one of America's greatest composers. Elegantly written and rich with humor and pathos, Thelonious Monk is the definitive work on modern jazz's most original composer.

Details

Author(s)
Sean Crisden, Robin Dg Kelley
Format
CD-Audio
Dimensions
137 x 163 x 42mm | 101g
Publication date
03 Oct 2017
Publisher
Tantor Media, Inc
Publication City/Country
Old Saybrook, CT, United States
Language
English
Edition
Unabridged
Edition statement
Unabridged edition
ISBN10
154141134X
ISBN13
9781541411340

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