Review of Robin D. G. Kelley, Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original

Authors

  • Tom Perchard Goldsmiths, University of London

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.v3i2.212

Keywords:

Jazz, Thelonious Monk

Abstract

New York: Free Press, 2009. 336 pp

References

Chevigny, Paul (2004) Gigs: Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City, 2nd edn. New York: Routledge.

Fitterling, Thomas (1997 [1987]) Thelonious Monk: His Life and Music, trans. Robert Dobbing. Albany, NY: Berkeley Hills Books.

Gourse, Leslie (1997) Straight No Chaser: The Life and Genius of Thelonious Monk. New York: Schirmer Books.

Sheridan, Chris (2001) Brilliant Corners: A Bio-Discography of Thelonious Monk. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press.

Solis, Gabriel (2007) Monk’s Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Van der Bliek, Rob (2001) The Thelonious Monk Reader. New York: Oxford University Press.

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Published

2010-09-03

How to Cite

Perchard, T. (2010). Review of Robin D. G. Kelley, Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original. Jazz Research Journal, 3(2), 212–219. https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.v3i2.212

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