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Christopher Monsen

About Me

Music scribe (mostly jazz + semi-, non-, un- & plain popular). Knows a thing or two about US culture & politics. Passionate Arsenal FC and NYKnicks fan.

My Favorites

  1. Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime
  2. Ornette Coleman - Shape of Jazz to Come
  3. Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions...
  4. Thelonious Monk - Monk's Music
  5. Air - Air Lore
  6. Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade
  7. Pere Ubu - Dub Housing
  8. Gang of Four - Solid Gold
  9. Duke Ellington - Flaming Youth
  10. Al Green - Call Me
  11. Henry Threadgill Sextett - Rag, Bush & All
  12. Television - Marquee Moon
  13. Prince - Dirty Mind
  14. Talking Heads - Remain In Light
  15. Sly & the Family Stone - There's a Riot Going On
  16. The Coasters - 50 Coastin Classics
  17. Charles Mingus - At Antibes
  18. Eric Dolphy - Out to Lunch
  19. Wilbur Ware Quintet - The Chicago Sound
  20. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
  21. ...(in no particular order)

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