April 9, 2017

With all due respect to Bill Evans, Ahmad Jamal and McCoy Tyner, all of whom missed the cut of BBR piano week, after 17 days piano week MUST end with Thelonious Monk. At BBR we prize originality above even technique and virtuosity and no one was more original than Monk. He never made much money but he left an indelible legacy. Tomorrow we turn the page to bassists.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s