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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Monk, T.S.  (Drums)
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  Наименование CD :
   Monk On Monk



Год издания : 1997

Компания звукозаписи : N2K, (ru)

Музыкальный стиль : Post-Bop, Neo-Bop

Время звучания : 52:53

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Small Orchestra - Bop)      

To celebrate what would have been his father Thelonious Monk's 80th birthday, drummer T.S. Monk put together an all-star group (an expanded version of his sextet) and toured, performing an all-Thelonious program. Just prior to the beginning of the live performances, T.S. and his band recorded this CD. The music is excellent, but there are so many guest artists making cameo appearances (including trumpeters Roy Hargrove, Clark Terry, Arturo Sandoval and Wallace Roney, Wayne Shorter on soprano, tenors Grover Washington Jr. and Jimmy Heath, pianists Herbie Hancock and Geri Allen, bassists Ron Carter, Christian McBride and Dave Holland and singers Dianne Reeves and Kevin Mahogany) that one never really gets to hear Monk's band very much. Considering that T.S.'s unit includes altoist Bobby Watson and singer Nnenna Freelon (both of whom are only heard from briefly), it is a pity that he opted for so many unnecessary guests. There are good versions of such tunes as "Little Rootie Tootie" (which has a very effective Grover Washington Jr. tenor solo), "Crepuscule With Nellie" (one of the few renditions of a band actually stretching out on this theme), and "Bright Mississippi," plus the debut of a recently discovered Monk composition ("Two Timer"), so this set is recommended. But one is left looking forward to hearing the actual T.S. Monk ensemble interpret the songs.

All Music Guide


  Соисполнители :

Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
Bobby Porcelli (Alt Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone)
Bobby Watson (Alt Saxophone)
Christian McBride (Bass)
Clark Terry (Trumpet)
Danilo Perez (Piano)
Dave Holland (Bass)
Dianne Reeves (Vocals)
Don Sickler (Trumpet, Arranger)
Eddie Bert (Trombone)
Geri Allen (Piano)
Grover Washington Jr. (Tenor Saxophone)
Herbie Hancock (Piano)
Howard Johnson (Tuba, Baritone Saxophone)
Jimmy Heath (Tenor Saxophone)
Kevin Mahogany (Vocals)
Laurie Frink (Trumpet)
Nnenna Freelon (Vocals)
Roger Rosenberg (Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Ron Carter (Bass)
Ronnie Mathews (Piano)
Roy Hargrove (Flugelhorn)
Virgil Jones (Trumpet)
Wallace Roney (Trumpet)
Wayne Shorter (Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Willie Williams (Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)


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   1 Little Rootie Tootie         0:07:36 Monk
   2 Crepuscule With Nellie         0:06:02 -"-
   3 Boo Boo's Birthday         0:05:28 -"-
   4 Dear Ruby         0:04:38 Instrumentally Known As 'Ruby, My Dear' - Monk / Swisher
   5 Two Timer         0:06:30 Monk
   6 Bright Mississippi         0:04:45 -"-
   7 Suddenly         0:05:31 Instrumentally Known As 'In Walked Dud' - Hendricks / Monk
   8 Ugly Beauty         0:06:14 Monk
   9 Jackie-Ing         0:06:09 -"-

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