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A documentary film about the life of pianist and jazz great Thelonious Sphere Monk. Features live performances by Monk and his band, and interviews with friends and family about the offbeat ... Read all

Director: Charlotte Zwerin
Writer: N/A
Production: N/A
Year: 1988
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.6
BoxOffice: $518,918
Released: 01 Oct 1989
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination

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Cast

Self (trombonist, Thelonious Monk Octet) - Jimmy Cleveland
Self (personal manager) - Harry Colomby
Self (Thelonious Monk Octet: trumpet) - Ray Copeland
Self (duo, piano performance) - Tommy Flanagan
Self (Thelonius Monk Quartet - Larry Gales
Self (Thelonious Monk Octet, tenor sax) - Johnny Griffin
Self (duo, piano performance) - Barry Harris
Self (road manager) - Bob Jones
Self (Columbia Records producer) - Teo Macero
Self -Vocalist - Frank Paccione
Self (Thelonious Monk Quartet - Ben Riley
Self (Thelonious Monk Quartet: saxophone, Thelonious Monk Octet: tenor saxophone) - Charlie Rouse
Self (Thelonious Monk Octet, alto sax) - Phil Woods
Narrator - Samuel E. Wright