Thelonious Monk

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Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

Be-bop wasn't developed in any deliberate way.More Thelonious Monk [07/26/2011 07:07:27]
Everybody in all countries tries to play jazz.More Thelonious Monk [07/26/2011 07:07:33]
I can shoot pool, and I can play ping-pong. I'm pretty good at those games.More Thelonious Monk [07/26/2011 07:07:38]
I guess, you know, if I didn't make it with the piano, I guess I would've been the biggest bum.More Thelonious Monk [07/26/2011 07:07:54]
I never though much about race.More Thelonious Monk [07/26/2011 07:07:00]
I'd go stupid collecting and counting my money.More Thelonious Monk [07/26/2011 07:07:05]
We have two kids, my wife and myself.More Thelonious Monk [07/26/2011 07:07:11]
The only cats worth anything are the cats that take chances.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't know where jazz is going. Maybe it's going to hell. You can't make anything go anywhere. It just happens.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Jazz is freedom. You think about that.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you really understand the meaning of be-bop, you understand the meaning of freedom.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I find my inspiration in myself.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After two takes you're imitating yourself.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I compose my pieces with a formula that I created myself.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't have a definition of Jazz. You're just supposed to know it when you hear it.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Jazz is my adventure. I'm after new chords, new ways of syncopating, new figures, new runs. How to use notes differently. That's it. Just using notes differently.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A note can be as small as a pin or as big as the world, it depends on your imagination.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man, that cat [Ornette Coleman] is nuts.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I made the wrong mistakesMore Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The piano ain't got no wrong notes.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who want to know what sound goes into my music should come to NY and open their ears.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Miles'd got killed if he hit me.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A genius is the one most like himself.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Just because you're not a drummer doesn't mean you don't have to keep time.More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I didn't know there were 2 ten o'clocks in a day...More Thelonious Monk [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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