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Wednesday, November 11th

two takes

“Crepuscule with Nellie” (T. Monk)

Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), live, Baltimore, 11/6/20

 

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Thelonious Monk (piano), live, Paris, 1969

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, outside Chicago (Salt Creek Trail)

Wednesday, October 21st

more

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Butch Warren, bass; Frankie Dunlop, drums), “Evidence” (T. Monk), live, Japan, 1963

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, October 16th

two takes

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), “Well You Needn’t”

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

 

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Kenny Barron Quintet (KB, piano; Riley Mulherkar, trumpet; Marcus Strickland, tenor saxophone; Kiyoshi Kitagawa, bass; Johnathan Blake, drums), live, Ukraine (Lviv), 2019

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, October 12th

Why not begin the week with two minutes of genius?

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982, piano), “Epistrophy” (T. Monk), live (excerpt)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, October 10th

alone

Sam Newsome (1965-, soprano saxophone), live, published 10/9/20

 

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radio

Today, the birthday of Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), it’s all Monk all day at WKCR (Columbia University).

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, August 5th

like nobody else

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982, piano), “Just a Gigolo” (I. Caesar & L. Casucci), live, 1963

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, December 11th

Playing, and talking, Monk.

Jason Moran (piano), Frank Lacy (trombone), Bob Stewart (tuba), Nasheet Waits (drums), et al., live, Washington, D.C., 2015

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Monday, November 18th

What better way to begin the week?

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982, piano), “Don’t Blame Me” (J. McHugh, D. Fields), live, Denmark,  1966

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Saturday, September 29th

tomorrow night in Chicago

He’s playing at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

Jason Moran (piano), “Thelonious” (T. Monk), live, Minneapolis, 2009

 

Saturday, October 21st

more

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Butch Warren, bass; Frankie Dunlop, drums), “Just a Gigolo” (I. Caesar, L. Casucci), “Bolivar Blues” (T. Monk), live, Tokyo, 1963

 

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art beat

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Designer’s Window, Bleecker Street, New York, 1947

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