Tag Archives for THELONIUS MONK

LARRY GALES- “STRAIGHT NO CHASER” SOLO TRANSCRIPTION

The Larry Gales solo transcription below is taken from the record LIVE AT THE IT CLUB with Monk on piano, Charlie Rouse on sax and Ben Riley on drums. Although Gales’ bass solo is composed mainly of quarter notes, it … Continue reading

07. January 2012 by james
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THELONIUS MONK- “BLACK AND TAN FANTASY” SOLO TRANSCRIPTION

Sorry it’s been so long since posting anything of substance. but I’m finally back with a nice solo by Thelonius Monk on the song “Black And Tan Fantasy” from his great record THELONIUS MONK PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON. it features Oscar … Continue reading

11. November 2010 by james
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MONK: THE LIFE AND TIMES…

Here’s an article/ review about THELONUIS MONK: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL, a book by Robin D. G. Kelley. Written by David Yaffe and featured in the 1/11/10 issue of THE NATION… “You know people have tried … Continue reading

15. January 2010 by james
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THELONIUS MONK- “INTROSPECTION” MELODY TRANSCRIPTION

MONK ALONE: THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA SOLO STUDIO RECORDINGS (1962-1968) provides a listener with a chance to witness a master of the language of American music and one of the chief architects of Bebop as he shines his light on numerous … Continue reading

26. December 2009 by james
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