Posts Tagged: Thelonious Monk


Today being the centenary of jazz patron Kathleen Annie Pannonica de Koenigswarter's birth, let's listen to one of the Thelonious Monk songs she inspired. And if you are so inclined, here are some other songs she inspired.


Thelonious Monk, In Order

64. Stuffy Turkey 63. North of the Sunset 62. Round Lights 61. Children's Song (That Old Man) 60. Bluehawk 59. Raise Four 58. Teo 57. Shuffle Boil 56. Locomotive 55. Sixteen 54. Monk's Point 53. Skippy 52. Reflections 51. We See 50. Gallop's Gallop 49. Hornin' In 48. Boo Boo's Birthday 47. Who Knows? 46. Humph 45. San Francisco Holiday (Worry Later) 44. I Mean You 43. Green Chimneys 42. Bright Mississippi 41. Functional 40. Brake's Sake


Thank You, Monk

The incomparable Thelonious Sphere Monk would have been 95 years old today, and that, at least to me, is something worth celebrating. The man was a genius.