By Paul Abella, WDCB

Saxophonist Teodross Avery plays Thelonious Monk’s music with two grooving, straight-ahead jazz trios, and the results are exactly what you’d expect on Harlem Stories. Most of the arrangements stick pretty close to how Monk played them (which is a great thing, right?), but “Ruby, My Dear” and “In Walked Bud” get updated treatments, and those sound pretty cool, too. Read this article here.



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