Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist Thelonious Monk passes away in 1982. written by Marc Alexander February 17, 2020 English: Thelonious Monk, Minton’s Playhouse, New York, ca. September 1947. Photograph by William P. Gottlieb (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Thelonious Monk and Howard McGhee at Minton’s Playhouise, ca. September 1947. Photography by William P. Gotlieb. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Thelonious Monk, Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Teddy Hill, Minton’s Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947 (Photograph by William P. Gottlieb) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By William P. Gottlieb Related PostsToday in Afro History ! John Coltrane and Thelonius Monk perform together in concert at Carnegie Hall in 1957 !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Max Roach passes away in 2007.Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor/Singer/Dancer, Ben Vereen ! Jazz pianist, Thelonious Monk ! MLB player, Andrew McCutchen ! NFL player, Geno Smith ! Singer, Mya !Today in Afro History ! Sgt. William H. Carney becomes first Afro American to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1900 !Today in Afro History ! Robert S. Abbott publishes Chicago’s first Afro newspaper “The Chicago Defender” in 1905 ! Moneta Sleet wins Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1969 !Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jazz Percussionist, Max Roach ! Boxer, George Foreman ! MLB player, Willie McCovey ! Model, Saleisha Stowers ! Today in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist Thelonious Monk passes away in 1982. was last modified: January 31st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA Legend, Michael Jordan ! NFL Legend, Jim Brown ! Singer, Chante Moore ! Activist, Huey Newton ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Author, Toni Morrison ! Singer, Irma Thomas ! NFL player, Le’Veon Bell ! Producer/Rapper, Dr. Dre ! You may also like Doco Claims R Kelly Trained 14-Year Old... March 28, 2018 Terry Rozier took Kyrie’s shoes, now he’s... May 7, 2018 Drake Answers All on Excessive 'Scorpion' Album July 2, 2018 13 Hip-Hop/R&B Dream Collaborations We Would Love... April 6, 2018 Raphael Saadiq on working with Solange, Mary... July 19, 2018 Ex-CB Browner charged with attempted murder July 11, 2018 Biltmore Concert Series starts ticket sales May... May 4, 2018 Superstar De La Ghetto talks Latin Billboard... May 30, 2018 Trump Administration Sides With NFL In New... October 25, 2017 Hidden Summer Dangers: Tips To Help Keep... July 8, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.