Tag Archives: Thelonious Monk

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Monday past, in a bid to escape the near-insufferable heat – why does it seem to be even hotter at nighttime? – I rode up onto the sidewalk from the bike lane in a bid to park my bike, I … Continue reading

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Ugly Beauty.

Album:  Underground (1968) Label:  Columbia Piano:  Thelonious Monk Tenor Saxophone:  Charlie Rouse Bass:  Larry Gales Drums:  Ben Riley.   Because every day is a Thelonious Monk day! This brings back such sweet lazy memories of raining days – more like … Continue reading

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The Mooche.

© 2011 Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, leader Wynton Marsalis 1928 Duke Ellington and Irving Mills http://www.jazz.org/JLCO/ This evening – Wednesday, February 11, 2015, I went to the hallowed temple, Massey Hall and got my soul good and besotted on … Continue reading

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