Only 5 percent of students who applied to Stanford this year got in. That figure is less than half of what it was 10 years ago. What gives accepted students their edge?
There is no one more unique than pianist Thelonious Monk. He was an original who created bebop harmonies and wrote melodies that are angular and still melodic. He played in a style that was minimalist, yet Coltrane said that playing with Monk was like going to a jazz university. Hear the distinctive sounds of jazz legend Thelonious Monk tonight on the 9 O'clock Special.