Monk's Music Trio

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        Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Monk's Music Trio is an acoustic hard bop trio that is devoted exclusively to the compositions of the influential pianist Thelonious Monk (b. Oct. 10, 1917; d. Feb. 17, 1982). The concept of a repertory jazz group with a Monk-only focus is not unprecedented; from 1961-1964, soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy and trombonist Roswell Rudd co-led a New York City-based quartet that was called School Days and played nothing but Monk pieces. And 1982 sa... Read more

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