Album cover for “Palo Alto”

Thelonius Monk enjoying his champagne cocktail, San Francisco.
CR: William Claxton/Taschen books
Ran on: 11-26-2005
Thelonius Monk, top left, enjoys a champagne cocktail. He was part of the vibrant jazz scene that saw Cal Tjader, top, on his boat in Sausalito, drumming on coffee cans. Summing it all up, the city and the sound, is Darnell Howard, bottom, posing on Lombard Street.