TITLE

What kind of composer was Thelonious Monk?

PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Fall92, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the composing style of Thelonious Monk. The jazz in which Thelonious Monk worked was first defined by the small improvising quintets of the mid-1940s; How he had his share of casually constructed and casuallly treated pieces; How he did not want all of the solos on his pieces to be thematic or motivic; Many outstanding Monk compositions that are challenging as exceptional themes and chord progressions; More.
ACCESSION #
9301101002

 

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