It might also mean that, alas, I am a crude and uncultured boor who simply does not grasp the meaning and aesthetic of Jazz and does not stand a chance of ever developing an appreciation for fine and sublime things in life. Like, Steve Lacy soloing his sinuses out for 45 minutes give or take. Hi Bob — I could have never imagined Lacy could evoke such reactions! I generally find him very pleasant to hear with a great tone and interesting music.
Yes, Sir…. Cecil Taylor arriving in a second apparently, we are in complete agreement when it comes to Cecil Taylor! Would you like some Sun Ra and Anthony Braxton with it, sir? Would you mind asking the chef if he could add a little Butch Morris on the side?
You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Music Another musical journey, from one extreme to the other, from Big Band to solo.
Collectors Corner Source: Central London record shop with handy fruit and vegetable market nearby, so the record went home with some nice ripe figs and a scoop of red pointed peppers. Readers recommendations: As regards solo albums , are there any titles you can recommend to a recovering solo-phobic?
Rate this:. Like this: Like Loading Great album! Excellent record of world greatest jazz pianist and composer. Kelley Excellent story! But am going to make it my duty to find out straight away. Derek Bailey, Ballads. Monk Alone in SF may be my favourite Monk…. That about says it all. Sunday 1 September Monday 2 September Tuesday 3 September Wednesday 4 September Thursday 5 September Friday 6 September Saturday 7 September Sunday 8 September Monday 9 September Tuesday 10 September Wednesday 11 September Thursday 12 September Friday 13 September Saturday 14 September Sunday 15 September Monday 16 September Tuesday 17 September Wednesday 18 September Thursday 19 September Friday 20 September Saturday 21 September Sunday 22 September Monday 23 September Tuesday 24 September Wednesday 25 September Thursday 26 September Friday 27 September Saturday 28 September Sunday 29 September Monday 30 September Tuesday 1 October Wednesday 2 October Thursday 3 October Friday 4 October Saturday 5 October Sunday 6 October Monday 7 October Tuesday 8 October Wednesday 9 October Thursday 10 October Friday 11 October Saturday 12 October Sunday 13 October Monday 14 October Tuesday 15 October Wednesday 16 October Thursday 17 October Friday 18 October Saturday 19 October Sunday 20 October Monday 21 October Tuesday 22 October Wednesday 23 October Thursday 24 October Lonerism LP Tame Impala.
Innerspeaker LP Tame Impala. Six Classic Albums Vol. Misterioso LP Thelonious Monk. Chops LP Joe Pass. Black Talk! LP Charles Earland. Home Thelonious Alone In San Track Listing Side A Titles. It's a portrait of relaxation -- a peak into what it might be like to simply sit around and watch a master work by himself with only his craft. There are also those who believe that Thelonious Alone in San Francisco is one of the greatest jazz music recordings ever because of its detailed journey into such an unparalleled musical mind and because that voyage is set in such a raw atmosphere that the element of intimacy becomes palpable with each listen.
Wherever Thelonious Alone in San Francisco ultimately winds up in the history of musical legend is seemingly irrelevant at this point. More than anything else, this album is a lesson in composition. It's a lesson in craftsmanship and it's a lesson in language. Monk was talking to himself throughout all of Thelonious Alone in San Francisco. Little did he know, though, that those thoughts would translate into something as beautiful, interesting, masterful and inspiring as the songs that appear on this masterpiece of a record.
It's a conversation we all long for when interacting with others. As Thelonious Alone in San Francisco proves, it's a conversation this legend had no problem igniting whenever he happened to find himself alone with a piano. A romantic thriller that boasts a contribution from John Carpenter, Eyes of Laura Mars benefits greatly from the gritty '70s Manhattan scenery.
Ahead of her new album Walking Proof , Americana's Lilly Hiatt shares "P-Town", where jangle and twang intermingle with loud, flesh-raising rock 'n' roll and lyrical forthrightness. Husband and wife duo, Mint Julep take a break from their respective solo projects and release a collection of smart, danceable earworms, Stray Fantasies. But the character's spirit is crafty. Algiers are what would result if Verso Books turned into an art rock band.
This is a very good thing. Caspian's On Circles follows in the footsteps of 's beatific Dust and Disquiet. It's a big album with its details writ small. Kesha's fourth album, High Road , struggles to find something interesting about her new flask-toting flower child persona. They're also about those unsettling endings that aren't really endings.Jun 28, · Thelonious Monk () was a true musical original. Over a career spanning nearly 40 years, he left an indelible imprint not only on Jazz, .