Thursday, November 10 2011
A jazz classic that still stands today as one of a brilliant mind's best.
Thursday, July 7 2011
No matter how many times it gets reissued, a great album is still a great album. Monk's Music will never sound anything short of terrific.
Monday, March 14 2011
A fine overview, but given the breadth of the artist's Riverside and Prestige catalogs, it's hard to shake the sense that this collection conceals at least as much as it reveals
Sunday, December 2 2007
The vintage, never-before-released outing from the a high point of Monk's career
Thursday, October 4 2007
Monk, after a while, begins to remind you of a wily raconteur, retelling a funny story that you’ve never heard before.
Wednesday, June 11 2014
Blue Note, one of the foremost jazz record labels, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a vinyl initiative, releasing highlights from its massive catalog over the course of two years. Here are some picks to get you started.
Friday, February 12 2010
Conspicuously absent from PM’s list of the best nonfiction for 2009 is Robin D. G. Kelly’s comprehensive biography of the high priest of bop, Thelonious Sphere Monk.