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Channeling Monk's Jazz

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The big jazz record of 2005 was a concert recording by Thelonious Monk, who died in 1982. Before his death, few jazz musicians specialized in playing his tunes — although there were exceptions, like Steve Lacy and Roswell Rudd.

But since 1982, bands on several continents have dedicated themselves to playing Monk's music. California's Monk's Music Trio has a new CD out, which features some guest players, as well. Monk's Bones is the CD.

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Album
Monk's Bones
Artist
Monk's Music Trio
Released
2006

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