Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud

Track

In Walked Bud

Artist

Thelonious Monk (piano)

CD

Misterioso (Original Jazz Classics 202062)

Buy Track

Musicians:

Thelonious Monk (piano), Johnny Griffin (tenor sax), Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass), Roy Haynes (drums).

Composed by Thelonious Monk

.

Recorded: Five Spot, New York City, August 7, 1958

Albumcovertheloniousmonk-misterioso

Rating: 93/100 (learn more)


Thelonious Monk, photo by Herb Snitzer

Roy Haynesí natural, boldly interactive style, combined with his clean ride-cymbal sound and high-pitched, metal snare drum make him one of the most in-demand bop drummers. From Pres to Bird to Trane to Chick, musicians have always sought out Haynes, who often left behind the traditional jazz drumming patterns for a more instinctive, nontraditional -- yet fundamentally bebop-oriented -- approach to jazz interaction. The near-perfect foil for Haynes was therefore Thelonious Monk, evidenced by their constant musical communication throughout this track. Haynesí solo is a classic example of basing a drum solo on the melody of the given tune.

Reviewer: Eric Novod

Tags: · · · ·


Comments are closed.