T.S. Monk Talks Thelonious Monk's 100th Birthday Celebration & Plans Of Forthcoming Biopic

July 31, 2014 9:37 PM

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It's been more than 30 years since the death of Thelonious Monk, but the pioneering bebop pianist continues to inspire a new generation of musicians through the Thelonious Monk Institute for Jazz.

Established in 1986 by Monk's son and daughter, Thelonious Sphere (T.S.) Monk III and Barbara Monk, the institute, based in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, cultivates emerging talent from the international jazz scene through various educational initiatives and its annual International Jazz Competi...

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