Tuesday, November 16, 2010

"Off Minor" Performed by the Theolonius Monk Quartet

Above, the number that lends its title to this review of a new biography that "restores Monk to the history he lived through, depicting him less as a tortured isolato and more as an artist who thrived in the cradle of his family, friends, and musical confrères" — Off Minor. "Even his blues don’t have the blues; they are 'off minor,' looking the blues in the eye and managing a sly smile."

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