Monk by Laurent De Wilde

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From the stance of writer, musician, cultural critic, and jazz historian, Laurent de Wilde has created a biographical tour-de-force. He captures the genius of hte music and artistry of Thelonious Monk and the mid-century New York jazz scene.

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de Wilde also lives in New York.
Published October 1, 1997 by Marlowe & Co. 214 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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In this vibrant addition to the spate of books about the legendary jazz pianist and composer, Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), de Wilde, himself a jazz pianist, approaches his subject with the sensibility of a fellow musician.

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