Thelonius Monk

The Great African-American Classical Art-Form Thelonious Monk at the Newport Jazz Festival, “The loudest noise in the world is silence.

Monk was the master of the single note, perfectly selected, timed, and struck so that it would have a symphonic amplitude.

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.

Duke Ellington. - ELLINGTON called his music "American Music" rather than jazz, and liked to describe those who impressed him as "beyond category." These included many of the musicians who were members of his orchestra, some of whom are considered among the best in jazz in their own right, but it was Ellington who melded them into one of the most well-known jazz orchestral units in the history of jazz.

Legends of Jazz . Duke Ellington was known in his life as one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. Ellington called his music "American Music" rather than jazz.

Wes Montgomery

West Coast cool jazz (NOT the elevator jazz you hear on smooth jazz stations)

Charles Mingus and his band (pictured: Horace Parlan, Shafi Hadi/Curtis Porter, and Booker Ervin) performing live at the Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 1958 (photos by Dennis Stock)

Charles Mingus et son groupe. Selfoportraits in three colors, Charles Mingus. Mingus Ah Um.

charles mingus tocar en vivo en el club de jazz 50s

Charles Mingus and his band performing live at the Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 1958 (photos by Dennis Stock) wish i could be there at the smokey Jazz clubs listening to these legends.

Happy Birthday to the great Sonny Rollins

Citing ongoing health issues, saxophone legend Sonny Rollins has canceled all June and July 2013 shows, including his June 22 St.

Oscar Peterson's music is made of sweat, passion and joy. His technique is incredible and the fact that he puts all himself in every note he plays makes him my favorite pianist by far.

Oscar Peterson plays his crazy (jazz) version of the flight of the bumblebee, originaly written by Rimsky-Korsakov.

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