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Thelonious Monk

New Sounds

Extended Covers

Sunday, August 24, 2014

For this New Sounds, hear new compositions that take as their starting point pre-existing pieces of music, like music based on works by Thelonious Monk or David Bowie.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Young and Mysterious

Saturday, August 24, 2013

This week, Terrance McKnight features Kevin James's composition NYC Playground, recorded by the Young People's Chorus of New York, and the Face the Music ensemble performs works by Phil Kline.

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New Sounds

Extended Covers

Monday, August 05, 2013

For this New Sounds, hear new works based on existing ones.

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New Sounds

Extended Covers

Monday, April 23, 2012

For this New Sounds, hear new works based on existing ones.  There’s a work by the 2012 Pultzer Prize winner, Kevin Puts - his Symphony No. 3, “Vespertine,” inspired by Icelandic singer Bjork’s album of the same name. Then hear a piece by John Halle based on two Thelonius Monk tunes, “Straight, No Chaser” and “Brilliant Corners.” 

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New Sounds

NightMusic III

Sunday, March 25, 2012

This is another part in the series, "NightMusic"  an hour of works that evoke the darkness, the stillness, the mystery and the uncertainty of night.  We'll hear "Dark Was The Night" a song without words from Phil Kline's apocalyptic mass, "John the Revelator," featuring the vocal group Lionheart and the quartet Ethel.  Plus, music by John Adams, his powerful and terrifying "Night Chorus" from the opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," and other works.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Jimmy Owens

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Celebrated trumpeter Jimmy Owens kicks off a week-long residency at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club-Cola on Tuesday night. Download his blues-inspired arrangement of the Monk standard "Epistrophy" here. 

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Ensemble ACJW

Thursday, October 27, 2011

In this June 12 show at (Le) Poisson Rouge, Ensemble ACJW performs an adventurous and eclectic program of their own design with works by Oscar Bettison, Béla Bartók and Fréderic Chopin combined with the non-traditional tunes of Thelonious Monk, Vienne Teng, Radiohead and Pink Floyd.

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