Tributes to Monk, Part 2

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Around the 100th anniversary of Thelonious Monk's birth in 2017, there were so many excellent collections of his music released that the previous hour of programming couldn't contain them all. More Monk tributes from John Beasley and MONK'estra, the Microscopic Septet and Wadada Leo Smith in this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!


  • Host Intro 0:00
  • Wadada Leo Smith solo "Crepuscule With Nellie" from Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk (Tum Records) 3:01
  • Microscopic Septet "Friday The 13th" from Friday the 13th: The Micros Play Monk (Cunieform Records) 8:54
  • John Beasley and MONK'estra with Gary Burton "Epistrophy" from MONK'estra, Vol. 1 (Mack Avenue) 14:34
  • Host speaks 20:15
  • John Beasley and MONK'estra "Oska T" from MONK'estra, Vol. 1 (Mack Avenue) 23:17
  • John Beasley and MONK'estra "Off Minor" from MONK'estra Plays John Beasley (Mack Avenue) 31:30
  • John Beasley and MONK'estra "Evidence" from MONK'estra, Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue) 35:59
  • Host speaks 43:14
  • Microscopic Septet "Pannonica" from Friday the 13th: The Micros Play Monk (Cunieform Records) 45:31
  • John Beasley and MONK'estra with Joey DeFrancesco "Rhythm-a-Ning/Evidence" from MONK'estra Plays John Beasley (Mack Avenue) 50:42
  • Host Outro 57:06

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