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THELONIOUS Fred Hersch Plays Monk

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Thelonious Fred Hersch Plays Monk

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Fred Hersch, Thelonius Monk
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

THELONIOUS Fred Hersch Plays Monk (Nonesuch) Who would have thought that yet another tribute album to the late great jazz innovator Thelonious Monk could uncover new ground? Leave it to Hersch, one of the most prolific and thoughtful players around. Going solo, Hersch analyzes, revises, and refreshes Monk tunes, finding new windows of expression in ”Round Midnight,” ”Think of One,” and ”Evidence” and achieving a unique, eerie poise on ”Five Views of Misterioso.” A-