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Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz to Be Renamed After Herbie Hancock

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz will change its name to the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz on January 1. The decision was made, the institute said in a press release announcing the change, by the board of trustees “following a request by representatives of the Monk Estate regarding the continued use of Thelonious Monk’s … Read More “Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz to Be Renamed After Herbie Hancock”

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Complete Monk with Coltrane Sessions to be Reissued on Vinyl

On June 9, Craft Recordings, a new imprint of Concord Music Group, will reissue Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane’s Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings as a deluxe edition box set of three 180-gram vinyl LPs, pressed at RTI from lacquers cut by George Horn. The box set also features new artwork, rare photos and an essay by Orrin Keepnews, … Read More “Complete Monk with Coltrane Sessions to be Reissued on Vinyl”

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