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This week, birthday tributes to Abby Lincoln and Byard Lancaster, solo piano works from Lucian Ban, Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou and Dr. Billy Taylor, Ellington arranges Monk, early works from George Russell and a swingin' Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Quartet live at the Airliner Lounge, and more!


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 00:30
  • Abbey Lincoln "Afro-Blue" from Abbey is Blue (Craft Recordings ) 02:00
  • Greg Ward "The Contender" from Stomping off from Greenwood (Greenleaf Music ) 06:16
  • Tyshawn Sorey Trio "Enchantment" from Mesmerism (Self Released ) 14:43
  • Thad Jones ,Mel Lewis"But Not For Me" from The Thad Jones Mel Lewis Quartet (Artist House ) 22:46
  • Duke Ellington "Monk's Dream" from The Private Collection, Volume Three (Kaz Records ) 40:16
  • Duke Ellington "Frere Monk" from The Private Collection, Volume Three (Kaz Records ) 42:42
  • Stu Williamson "Big Red" from Stu Williamson (Bethlehem ) 46:16
  • Tadd Dameron "If You Could See Me Now" from The Magic Touch (Riverside) 50:44
  • Lucian Ban "My Blues" from Ways of Disappearing (Sunnyside Records) 54:49
  • Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou "Mother's Love" from Ethiopiques 21 (Buda Musique) 58:48
  • Maya Dunietz "Artichoke" from Free the Dolphin (Raw Tapes) 1:03:27
  • Barry Harris "Un Poco Loco" from Live in Tokyo (Xanadu) 1:08:06
  • Billy Taylor "A Bientot" from Solo (Taylor-Made Recordings) 1:14:20
  • Byard Lancaster "Dogtown" from Funny Funky Rib Crib (Palm) 1:20:07
  • Byard Lancaster "It's Not Up to Us" from It's Not Up to Us (Water) 1:27:23
  • Lee Konitz Sextet "Ezz-Thetic" from Single (Prestige) 1:33:36
  • Teddy Charles "Lydian M-1" from The Teddy Charles Tentet (Atlantic) 1:36:38
  • George Russell Smalltet "Concerto For Billy The Kid" from Jazz Workshop (RCA) 1:36:38
  • Ikue Mori "Moving Off The Earth" from Tracing the Magic (Tzadik) 1:36:38
  • Nala Sinephro "Space 1" from Space 8 (Warp Records) 1:51:48

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