REVIEW: Harlem Stories: The Music of Thelonious Monk by Teodross Avery – Shepherd Express

September 29, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Morton Shlabotnik, Shepherd Express One of the most enduring compositions from late ‘40s bebop, the haunting melody of “Round Midnight,” was written by Thelonious Monk. Perhaps Teodress Avery was wise not to include “Round Midnight” in his tribute to Monk. Instead, the tenor and soprano saxophonist choses 10 other Monk numbers. Read the full … Read More