Essays Tagged: "Thelonious Monk"

Miles Davis.

his way to New York City to study at the Juilliard School of Music. Davis learned the teachings of Thelonious Monk. Monk had a great influence on him and Davis learned his rhythms, his dramatic use o ... funky type of blues. On December 24, 1954, Davis led a session that would surpass the previous one. Thelonious Monk was a part of this session. Monk is the man that Davis had been influenced by during ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Charlie "Bird" Parker.

ating local performers. He associated directly with contemporaries Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, Duke Jordan, Tommy Potter, Max Roach, Earl Hines and Billy Eckstine, each of whom e ...

(5 pages) 75 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

A deconstruction of the meanings in the Purple Rose of Cairo, by Woody Allen.

om his previous experience in the movie world.The next morning when Cecilia is at home, her husband Monk is shaving in the bathroom. It starts off with an eye level close up shot of Monk's face in the ... wall on the left side to show a stark change in mood from the romantic setting in the scene before. Monk tells Cecilia to get him a cup of coffee and he starts to wander outside of the bathroom to con ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

From Start to Finish-The Trumpet.

with simple or complexmelodic phrases.In 1954 Miles Davis recorded The Man I love with Milt Jackson,Thelonious Monk and Bags Grove. This is a fine example of restraintwith regard to phrasing and time. ...

(6 pages) 52 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Swing and Bebop.

e.In the background, at home in the midst of the 1940's, alto saxophonist, Charlie Parker, pianist, Thelonious Monk and trumpeter, Dizzy Gillespie began inventing a new style, only to be showcased in ...

(6 pages) 46 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Viderunt omnes by magister leo

xamples of fairly new tunes that are played differently in different places on different occasions. Thelonious Monk's "'Round Midnight," within a decade of its release, was already being played with " ...

(4 pages) 978 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Be Bop

Harlem in the early 1940?s. Among all of these new musicians, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk were the leading personalities. Parker?s exciting alto saxophone flights won him the ...

(1 pages) 1305 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Bebop Jazz and its Influence

nal skills. Musicians such as saxophonist, Dizzy Gillespie; trumpeter, Charlie Parker; and pianist, Thelonious Monk; stand out as examples of creative giants who through their virtuosity, were able to ... ation or freedom of musical expression. Bebop pioneers such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk helped pave the way for other jazz musicians, allowing them to shed their restrictiv ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies