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Three of a Kind

sat 11 jul 2020 15:00 
Composer: Oliver Nelson

Three versions of the same composition, played by different artists.

 

A composition with three other ensembles or soloists playing it in a row. Today we play numbers who were in the programme before, but now by different musicians.

Song/composition:
• Straight No Chaser, written in 1951 by Thelonius Monk.
• Friday The 13th, from 1953, also of T. Monk

Tracks:

• Straight No Chaser

01 Thelonius Monk 7.00
02 Gil Evans 6.50
03 Carmen McRae 3.58
04 Oliver Nelson 9.11

• Friday The 13th

05 Thelonius Monk 10.34
06 The Microscopic Septet 5.45
07 Bill Holman 8.02
08 Steve Lacy 4.53

CDs used:

01 Thelonius Monk Compl. Riverside Recorings Riverside
02 Gil Evans Compl. Pacific Jazz Sessions Blue Note
03 Carmen McRae Sings Monk RCA
04 Oliver Nelson Sound Pieces Impulse

05 Thelonius Monk Compl. Prestige Recordings Prestige
06 The Microscopic Septet The Micros Play Monk Cuneiform
07 Bill Holman The Music Of Thelonius Monk JVC
08 Steve Lacy One Fell Swoop Silkheart

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