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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Welcome to Straight No Chaser, the Award-winning Podcast hosted by Jeffrey Siegel

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