The Groove Yard 43: Off Minor

George Klein presents Part 2 of a three-part feature on Thelonious Monk, focused here on Riverside recordings from 1955-61 and featuring a variety of saxophonists, including Ernie Henry, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Gerry Mulligan, Johnny Griffin, Harold Land, and Charlie Rouse.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
OFF MINOR
THE GROOVE YARD 43
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 11, 1990 [19594]
 
Thelonious Monk: It Don’t Mean a Thing
Thelonious Monk: Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane: Trinkle Tinkle
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane & Coleman Hawkins: Off Minor
Thelonious Monk with Gerry Mulligan: Straight No Chaser
Thelonious Monk with Johnny Griffin: Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk: Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk with Charlie Rouse: I’m Getting Sentimental
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.