Marsalis on Monk, Gillian Welch & Alison Krauss, Radiohead

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Wynton Marsalis interprets Thelonious Monk; the playful melodies of Raymond Scott; Roger Eno joins Kate St. John for "Our Man In Havana"; Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss sing a classic from the soundtrack to O Brother, Where Art Thou?; plus British folk singer Kate Rusby, Sam Phillips, and the mysterious sounds of Radiohead.

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Marsalis on Monk, Gillian Welch & Alison Krauss, Radiohead

Standard Time Vol. 4: Marsalis Plays Monk

We See

  • Artist: Wynton Marsalis
  • Album: Standard Time Vol. 4: Marsalis Plays Monk
  • Song: We See

When Thelonious Monk first composed these songs, he llikely never imagined they'd be played on trumpet. But here, one of the most accomplished jazz artists of all time offers a fresh and inventive interpretation of classic Monk.

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Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights

Powerhouse

  • Artist: Raymond Scott
  • Album: Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights
  • Song: Powerhouse

Raymond Scott was a composer, musician and inventor whose groundbreaking creations lead to some of the first electronic music ever recorded. But his melodies are most recognized from their use in the Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies cartoons.

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The Familiar

Our Man in Havana

  • Artist: Roger Eno & Kate St. John
  • Album: The Familiar
  • Song: Our Man in Havana

Roger Eno isn't as well known as his brother, Brian Eno, But he's carved his own niche as a composer and musician. Here he teams with Kate St. John on a collection of ambient choral tunes.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

I'll Fly Away

  • Artist: Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch
  • Album: O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Song: I'll Fly Away

The soundtrack to O Brother Where Art Thou? surprised music critics who doubted classic bluegrass and gospel would appeal to younger listeners. The album sold more than a million copies and topped Billboard's country music charts. Here we feature an old-timey tune composed by Albert Brumley in 1929.

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Little Lights

Withered and Died

  • Artist: Kate Rusby
  • Album: Little Lights
  • Song: Withered and Died

Kate Rusby emerged as one of the leading voices in new British folk music. Little Lights is her third solo album.

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Fan Dance

The Fan Dance

  • Artist: Sam Phillips
  • Album: Fan Dance
  • Song: The Fan Dance

Once a popular Christian pop singer, Sam Phillips has explored everything from grunge rock to acid jazz. Here she offers her latest solo album, Fan Dance, a mix of sparse, dreamy tunes.

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Amnesiac

Pyramid Song

  • Artist: Radiohead
  • Album: Amnesiac
  • Song: Pyramid Song

Radiohead have been compared to Pink Floyd, U2 and the Beatles. But their sound is distinctly modern and inimitable.

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