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Compositions Of Monk And Coltrane

Sep 19, 2015

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, September 20 will be “Compositions of Monk and Coltrane.”  This show focuses on the compositions of Monk and Coltrane interpreted by others.  We will feature the music of three classic albums: Thelonious Monk’s “Monk’s Music (1957),” 5 by Monk by 5 (1959) and John Coltrane’s “Crescent (1964).”  In addition, five other Coltrane compositions written from 1958-60 will be explored.  These musicians will include Dan Rubright, Steve Schenkel, the Monk’s Music Trio, the Bill Holman Big Band, Steve Lacy, Joe Lovano, James Carter, Karrin Allyson, Marty Ehrlich, Frank Morgan, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Hutcherson, The Latin Side of John Coltrane Band, Woody Herman, Suzanne Pittson, Dave Burrell, Janice Borla, Brad Mehldau, Pee Wee Russell, Carmen McRae, James Clay, The Fort Apache Band and the Ralph Peterson Fo’Tet.

The Slide Show contains my photographs of some of the musicians heard on this show.

The Archive of this show will be available until the morning of September 28, 2015.

Here is the Brad Mehldau Trio of Mehldau (p) Larry Grenadier (b) and Jorge Rossy (d) playing "Exit Music for a Film."