Philip Larkin called him “the elephant on the keyboard.” Everyone else with even an ounce of taste calls him one of the most idiosyncratically joyful jazz pianists/composers of all time. That’s right, this week we’re covering Thelonious Monk–specifically, his 1964 masterpiece Solo Monk. Slam your keys in celebration!
Dinah (Take 2)
Ruby, My Dear
I’m Confessin’ (My Love To You)