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    • Thelonious Monk

    • The Life and Times of an American Original
    • By: Robin DG Kelley
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 25 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    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 20th 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The definitive bio of Monk

    • By ricardo on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $48.99