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Gig tips from the great Thelonious Monk

In a genre as creative as jazz, standing out like the great pianist Thelonious Monk is saying something. Who better, then, to turn to for advice on doing a gig?

Saxophonist Steve Lacy took notes from the talented Monk back in 1960, which fortunately survived to inspire musicians today.

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Advice from the jazz greats.

Photo credit: William P. GottliebThis image is available from the United States Library of Congress‘s Music Division under the digital ID gottlieb.06191.

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