hQ Test: check your hep-ness Quotient

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There seem so many hepcats out there I thought we would have a change from squinting at matrix codes, and check out your hep-ness quotient with a quiz. The subject: the compositions of Thelonious Monk. Everybody can play the same notes – it’s all about the order you … Continue reading

Monk Live at The Blackhawk (1960)

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Selection Youtube Artists Joe Gordon (tp) Harold Land, Charlie Rouse (ts) Thelonious Monk (p) John Ore (b) Billy Higgins (d) recorded “The Blackhawk”, San Francisco, CA, April 29, 1960 Music East Coast meets West Coast for a session of high energy … Continue reading