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Monk Family Announces Thelonious Records

Thelonious Records, a new label formed by Thelonious Monk’s family, announced the upcoming release of 9 previously unreleased Monk concerts from Paris. The material will be available this summer in 3-disc sets and will include liner notes by Phil Schaap and previously unseen photos by Doug Quackenbush, a photographer who traveled with Monk for two weeks in Europe and the US. The recordings will only be available on the Internet at and (not yet online) and through an 800 number. The proceeds will go directly to the Monk family.

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