Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

American jazz pianist
Its always night, or we wouldn't need light.More Thelonious Monk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't know what other people are doing - I just know about me.More Thelonious Monk quotes [07/26/2011 07:07:44]
The piano ain't got no wrong notes.More Thelonious Monk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can shoot pool, and I can play ping-pong. I'm pretty good at those games.More Thelonious Monk quotes [07/26/2011 07:07:38]
At this time the fashion is to bring something to jazz that I reject. They speak of freedom. But one has no right, under pretext of freeing yourself, to be illogical and incoherent by getting rid of structure and simply piling a lot of notes one on top of the other. There's no beat anymore. You can't keep time with your foot. I believe that what is happening to jazz with people like Ornette Coleman, for instance, is bad. There's a new idea that consists in destroying everything and find what's shocking and unexpected; More Thelonious Monk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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