Oct 11, 2017
Yesterday was Podcast 595, a celebration of the music of Thelonious Monk, as played by Monk solo, and in various groups. Today, it’s Podcast 596, where some of the greatest jazz musicians of all time tackle some of the greatest jazz compositions of all time. Enjoy!
Musical selections include:
Paul Motian - “Ruby My Dear” from Monk in Motian
Danilo Perez - “Bright Mississippi” from PanaMonk
John Beasley - “Criss Cross” from MONKestra, Vol. 2
Steve Lacey - “Four in One” from Steve Lacey Plays Thelonious Monk
Brad Mehldau - “Monk’s Mood” from 10 Years Solo Live
Bobby McFerrin - “’Round Midnight” from ‘Round Midnight (Soundtrack Recording)
Wynton Marsalis Septet - “Evidence” from Live at the Village Vanguard
T.S. Monk - “Ugly Beauty” from Monk on Monk
Peter Bernstein - “Crepuscule with Nelly/We See” from Signs Live!
Miles Davis - “Straight No Chaser” from Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4