Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
The documentary, about Thelonious Monk, pianist and jazz great, combines the Blackwood's rare footage of Monk in studio on tour and behind the scenes with new interviews, archival photos and more to create a landmark aural and visual treat.
Intro by Chris Vognar of the Dallas Morning News. Followed by music in the Dallas Film Commission Lobby by the Dave Zoller Trio. Dave is releasing a new CD of Thelonious Monk arrangements titled Evidence: Music of Thelonious Monk, and that it's Monk's 100th birthday Oct. 10.