Thelonious Monk - Quotes

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All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.

All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.

I don't know what other people are doing - I just know about me. ---->>>

I guess, you know, if I didn't make it with the piano, I guess I would've been the biggest bum. ---->>>

I never though much about race. ---->>>

Be-bop wasn't developed in any deliberate way.

Be-bop wasn't developed in any deliberate way.

Everybody in all countries tries to play jazz.

Everybody in all countries tries to play jazz.

I can shoot pool, and I can play ping-pong. I'm pretty good at those games. ---->>>

We have two kids, my wife and myself. ---->>>

I'd go stupid collecting and counting my money. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-10, 1917
Birthplace: in Rocky Mount, NC, The United States
Die: 02-17, 1982
Occupation: Musician

Thelonious Sphere Monk (, October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser", "Ruby, My Dear", "In Walked Bud", and "Well, You Needn't" (wikipedia)