Nineth Show: Thelonious Sphere Monk

Thelonious Monk

“…Thelonious Monk, a melodious thunk,
no mistakes were made, with the notes he played,
his conception was recondite,
a star glowing bright among dim lights…” – from “Jazz Thing” by Gangstarr

Charles Lloyd, Cedar Walton, Buster Williams and Billy Higgins – Green Chimneys
Thelonious Monk (TM) – Remember
TM – Caravan
Dr. John – Blue Monk
TM – Skippy (Alternate Take)
TM – Well, You Needn’t
TM – Hackensack
Sharon Freeman – Monk’s Mood
Sarah Vaughn – ‘Round Midnight
Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Where Monk and Mingus Live
Randy Weston – Functional
Medeski, Martin Wood – Bemsha Swing/Lively Up Yourself
TJ Kirk – Jackie-ing

First Aired on Valley Free Radio Saturday, June 6th, 8 PM

One thought on “Nineth Show: Thelonious Sphere Monk

  1. fela made me to believe in myself as an African,he made me to appreciate the fact that African has the best culture. he erase inferior complex in me. BABA FELA make God bless you anywhere you are

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