Hard Bop Boulevard

thu 8 may 2008 02:30 
Genre: Bebop
Composer: Thelonious Monk

Art Taylor and Thelonious Monk (part 1). Drummer Art Taylor (1929-1995) never behaved as a noisy ego tripper. He thought that a drummer had to serve instead of dominate. So the unpredictable compositions of piano player Thelonious Monk were in the right hands with him.

1.   Thelonious     (Thelonious Monk)    
      CD:   The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall
                Riverside 0888073201900 
2.   Jackie-ing     (Thelonious Monk)   
      CD:   Thelonious Monk Quintet:   Five by Monk by Five
                Riverside OJCCD-362-2   
3.   Off Minor     (Thelonious Monk)   
      CD:    Arthur Taylor:   Taylor
’s Wailers
                 Prestige OJCCD-094-2 (P-7117)  
4.   Straight, No Chaser     (Thelonious Monk)   
      CD:     Arthur Taylor:     Taylor
’s Tenors
                  VICJ-23755 (Prestige New Jazz NJLP-8219)  
5.   Epistrophy     (Thelonious Monk-Kenny Clarke)   
      CD:     Art Taylor
:   A.T.’s Delight
                  Blue Note 0946 3 74237 2 1