Shortwave | Thelonious Monk Jr.

Panonica and Monk

What happens in 1952 when one of the wealthiest Jewish women in the world, Pannonica de Koenigswarter Rothschild, hears Thelonious Monk’s Round About Midnight? Tune in┬áto find out from Monk’s son about his father’s relationship with The Jazz Baroness.

For the graphic novel fans out there, we talk with Sam Ball about his new documentary Joann Sfar Draws from Memory on the life of the French artist who drew and wrote The Klezmer Trilogy and The Rabbi’s Cat, and is the director of the new Gainsbourg bio-pic.

Music by The Barry Sisters, Gypsophilia, Thelonious Monk and Charlie parker.