Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) was one of the giant geniuses of jazz.
And though the sleeve of one of his most famous recordings shows him riding a streetcar, such brilliance as he possessed deserved a more regal conveyance.
The Bentley belonged to his great friend and patron from Britain, Nica de Koenigswarter, known as the “Bebop Baroness” because of the important role she played in the genre’s rise to prominence.
Bentleys and bebop—our kind of woman, for sure…
- Posted February 13, 2014
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