More Monk

More Monk is an album by Steve Lacy. It features solo saxophone performances of eleven tunes written by Thelonious Monk.[3]

More Monk
Studio album by
Released1991
RecordedApril 18–19, 1989
StudioBarigozzi Studio, Milan
GenreJazz
Length55:40
LabelSoul Note
ProducerGiovanni Bonandrini
Steve Lacy chronology
Steve Lacy Solo
(1991)
More Monk
(1991)
Flim-Flam
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz[2]

Recording and music

The album was recorded at Barigozzi Studio, Milan, on April 18–19, 1989.[4] All of the eleven pieces were composed by Thelonious Monk,[1] and played as solo soprano saxophone performances by Steve Lacy.[2]

Releases and reception

More Monk was released by Soul Note in 1991.[4] The Penguin Guide to Jazz suggested that the album was more accessible than Only Monk, an earlier solo Lacy album of Monk compositions, and most of the material was more commonly played.[2] More Monk was also released in 2011 as part of the 6-CD Solos Duos Trios: The Complete Remastered Recordings on Soul Note.[4]

Track listing

  1. "Shuffle Boil" - 4:42
  2. "Straight, No Chaser" - 4:31
  3. "Off Minor" - 5:20
  4. "Ruby My Dear" - 6:32
  5. "In Walked Bud" - 4:16
  6. "Trinkle Tinkle" - 5:00
  7. "Comin' On The Hudson" - 6:27
  8. "Introspection" - 6:10
  9. "Jackie-ing" - 4:10
  10. "Crepuscule With Nellie" - 4:00
  11. "Bye-ya" - 4:32
All compositions by Thelonious Monk

Personnel

References

  1. "Steve Lacy: More Monk". AllMusic. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  2. Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (1996). The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (3rd ed.). Penguin. pp. 776–777. ISBN 978-0-14-051368-4.
  3. Jazlists: Steve Lacy discography, accessed February 1, 2019
  4. "Discography of Steve Lacy". nyds-discographies.com. January 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
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