Thelonious Monk

  1. Backbeat: Joe Henry Previews 'Reverie' For 30 Guests @ L.A. Home Studio

    September 27, 2011 6:45 AM EDT Joe Henry set the needle down on a vinyl copy of his new Anti-Records release "Reverie," inviting guests to his home studio in South Pasadena, Calif., to "feel free to talk while the music plays -- provided you talk about me or it.& ...

  2. Aretha Franklin to Be Honored at Thelonious Monk Institute Anniversary Celebration

    August 11, 2011 7:48 AM EDT Herbie Hancock and Aretha Franklin will take part in the celebration of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz's 25th anniversary. A concert and a competition are the highlights of the two-day event in Washington on Sept. 11-12. Hancock will b ...

  3. Recording Academy Honors Blue Note

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Blue Note Records received the President's Merit Award from the Recording Academy on Tuesday night, in recognition of the jazz label's 70th anniversary. In that time, Blue Note artists have ranged from Thelonious Monk to John Coltrane to ...

  4. Blue Note, Boosey Sign Global Synch Deal

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI Music's jazz imprint Blue Note Records has partnered with classical and jazz publisher Boosey & Hawkes on a synchronization deal. The arrangement means Boosey & Hawkes will represent Blue Note for synchs of its master recordings o ...

  5. Monk Institute To Honor Hancock, Readies Talent Contest

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock will be honored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, for his contributions to the genre and the music industry, with an all-star tribute concert October 28 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The tribute concert -- which will ...

  6. Blue Note To Sponsor Jazz Tent At Bonnaroo

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Bonnaroo Music Festival is adding a jazz tent to its sprawling festival, sponsored by the renowned Blue Note label. Among the performers slated to perform at the festival, scheduled June 14-17 on a 283-hectare farm about 100 kilometres southea ...

  7. Blue Note Readies Classic Jazz Ringtones

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To include Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis. To include Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis. News Miles Davis ...

  8. Blue Note Readies Classic Jazz Ringtones

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Includes Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis. EMI's Blue Note Records label is releasing master ringtones culled from its classic jazz repertoire. The program, dubbed "The Best of Blue Tones," includes such jazz legends as Thelonious Monk, ...

  9. Concord Music Group Appoints Senior VP

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Attorney Larry Blake takes newly created role. Concord Music Group has appointed music attorney Larry Blake as senior VP of business affairs and general counsel, a newly created position within the company. He will report directly to Concord Music ...

  10. Jazz Bassist Al McKibbon Dies At 86

    August 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performed with greats of bebop era. Al McKibbon, a bassist who brought a masterly fusion of jazz and Latin music to the George Shearing quintet and other groups in the 1940s and '50s, has died. He was 86. One of the last great string bass pla ...

  11. Library Of Congress Names 'Significant' Recordings

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rare Monk/Coltrane album uncovered. Rare Monk/Coltrane album uncovered. News ...

  12. Library Of Congress Names 'Significant' Recordings

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Library of Congress today (April 5) announced the third annual selection of 50 U.S. sound recordings considered culturally, historically or aesthetically significant. The Library of Congress today (April 5) announced the third annual selection ...

  13. Jazz Saxman Steve Lacy Dies

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his instrument influenced John Coltrane and others, died of cancer Friday (June 4) in Boston. He was 69. Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, whose avant-garde approach to his instrument inf ...