Thelonious Monk was born in Rocky Mount in 1917, though his family relocated to New York shortly before he turned 5. His cousin in Maryland is raising money to complete a statue of the jazz great and eventually a cultural center in his hometown.
Thelonious Monk was born in Rocky Mount in 1917, though his family relocated to New York shortly before he turned 5. His cousin in Maryland is raising money to complete a statue of the jazz great and eventually a cultural center in his hometown. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Thelonious Monk was born in Rocky Mount in 1917, though his family relocated to New York shortly before he turned 5. His cousin in Maryland is raising money to complete a statue of the jazz great and eventually a cultural center in his hometown. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Shaffer: Thelonious Monk needs a statue in Rocky Mount, his hometown by the railroad

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