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Thelonious Monk

Herman Leonard,Thelonious Monk, Minton’s Playhouse, New York 1949

Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music  How could the jazz-pianists after him play their music not always in shame and humility?

Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music How could the jazz-pianists after him play their music not always in shame and humility?

'Howl' with Irwin Allen Ginsberg - He was an American poet and one of the leading figures of the Beat Generation in the 1950s. He vigorously opposed militarism, economic materialism and sexual repression.

Literary cats;

American beat generation poet Allen Ginsberg with his cat, Howl, named for his anti-capitalist poem.

The Library of Congress   [Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Minton's Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947] (LOC)    Gottlieb, William P., 1917-, photographer.

thesorrowsofgin: “an-animal-imagined-by-poe: “ Thelonious Monk, Minton’s Playhouse, New York, September 1947 Photograph by William Gottlieb ” The Sorrows of Gin.

soul eyes — Monk

Thelonious Monk, jazz pianist and composer. Considered one of the giants of American music, he is the recorded jazz composer.

American composer, singer-songwriter Frank Zappa and his cat (late 1970's)

Lennon and cat! Twain and cat! McCartney and cat! Zappa and cat! Moon and cat! Brando and cat! Corlione and cat! Kim Novak and cat!

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. The best Duo. Ever.

"Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong recording the album "Ella and Louis," 1956 © Phil Stern / Staley-Wise Gallery New York

William Carlos Williams - Poet

William Carlos Williams (poet) “Poem“ As the cat climbed over the top of the jamcloset first the right forefoot carefully then the hind stepped down into the pit of the empty flowerpot

Maggie Smith (*having to stand like this because there's a cat lying on your back*).

Cats And Their Tough Workload Ahead Of Them

Dame Maggie Smith has won every acting award there is, and most of them, including the Oscar twice. There's no one else quite like Maggie Smith. And she's a cat lover!

There are cats and cats. – Denis Diderot   Patricia Highsmith with “Ripley”    W.H. Auden with “Pangur” “Pangur, white Pangur, How happy we are Alone together, s…

Literary cats;

Writers & Cats※※Samuel Bekette with Murphy and Watt

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Thelonious Monk: Underground (1968) Columbia

Diary Of A Radical Conformist — Thelonious Monk, Underground Columbia -.

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