Tag Archives: Art Taylor

Long Lost Monk Album Set for Release

SKF NOTE: My friend, Christina, brought this new Monk release to my attention. It’s such a treat. Just when I thought I had heard all of Thelonious Monk’s recorded music – a never before released studio recording emerges — and … Continue reading

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Kenny Clarke: Music Comes From the Heart

Art Taylor: How important do you feel technique is for playing the drums? Kenny Clarke: I think any musician needs just enough technique to express himself; I don’t think he should go beyond that. It becomes meaningless if it goes … Continue reading

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Remembering Hall Overton with Thelonious Monk

SKF NOTE: Hall Overton arranged two big band dates for Thelonious Monk. Both concerts were recorded and originally released, in part, on vinyl. Thanks to digital technology the entire concerts are available on CD and in MP3 format. Just a few … Continue reading

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