In a Blue Mood

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In a Blue Mood


Thelonius Monk book cover
If you're in a blue mood, why not check out one of our newest music biographies -- Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original by Robin D. G. Kelley. This compelling book about the legendary and eccentric jazz pianist has gotten rave reviews for its detailed and illuminating look at Monk's life and work.

You may also like:
  • Live at the 1964 Monterey Jazz Festival by Thelonious Monk, #CD 781.65 MONK
  • A New History of Jazz by Alyn Shipton, #781.6509 S557
  • Jazz, a History of America's Music: Based on a Documentary Film by Ken Burns written by Geoffrey C. Ward, #781.6509 W258, and
  • Blue Note Records, the label on which Thelonius Monk recorded his first sessions.
Don't forget to search the online catalog: we have an amazing selection of jazz CDs and books.

- JF