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Tag: Larry Gales

Monday, May 1st

two takes

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), “Hackensack”

Anat Fort, live, Israel (Tel Aviv), 2015


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Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Larry Gayle, bass; Ben Riley, drums), live (TV show), London, 1965

 

Tuesday, June 21st

never enough

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums), “Rhythm-a-Ning” (T. Monk), live, London, 1966

Tuesday, May 10th

never enough

What do I watch when he’s at the piano? His feet.

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano, compositions; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums), live, France (Amiens), 1966


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lagniappe

reading table

Thought forms in the soul in the same way clouds form in the air.

—Joseph Joubert (1754-1824), 1786 (The Notebooks of Joseph Joubert, translated from French by Paul Auster)

(Thanks to Orange Crate Art for introducing me to Joubert.)

Monday, September 30th

never enough

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano, compositions; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums), “Epistrophy,” “Straight, No Chaser,” “Hackensack,” “Rhythm-a-Ning,” “Epistrophy,” live (TV show, Jazz 625 [BBC]), England, mid-’60s

Tuesday, June 11th

two takes

“Lulu’s Back In Town” (H. Warren & A. Dubin)

Fats Waller, recording, 1935


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Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums), live (TV studio), Norway (Oslo), 1960

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

A note can be as small as a pin or as big as the world. It depends on your imagination.

Thelonious Monk

Monday, April 1st

Monk

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM [1917-1982], piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums), 1968


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lagniappe

reading table

opening day . . .
green of the field
through the ticket gates

—Randy Brooks (Baseball Haiku, Cor van den Heuvel & Nanae Tamura, eds.)

Monday, 11/14/11

There may yet be hope for this world: this clip, on YouTube, has nearly
two million views.

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums), “Blue Monk,” live, Norway (Oslo), 1966

More? Here. And here. And here.

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