Ginsberg and Monk

Damn, I love this shot. It’s so perfect, you can just feel the revolutionary energy. Ginsberg and Monk, who both changed everything, Ginsberg awestruck, Monk doing his Monk thing. I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed, Ginsberg said. Hrumph, said Monk, agreeing, or something

Allen Ginsberg and Thelonious Monk, backstage at the Monterey Jazz Festival, 1963, in a perfect photo by Jim Marshall.

Allen Ginsberg and Thelonious Monk, backstage at the Monterey Jazz Festival, 1963, in a perfect photo by Jim Marshall.

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