Monk ABC

Jacques Ponzio


Lenka lente, 2023. Softcover, 144pp., 4.3 x 7 inches


A collection of quotations from Thelonious Monk, organized as an alphabet book. More than a hundred entries based on the testimonies of musicians (Steve Lacy, Sahib Shihab, Henri Renaud) and journalists (Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler, Val Wilmer…).
“I never have dreamed. I would like to, but how?”