[JPL] Guitar Debate - Monk

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Wed Oct 18 09:16:00 EDT 2006


and don't forget what T.J. Kirk did with Monk's music. That band named 
itself after (and played the music of) Monk, Rahsaan and James Brown. 
The lineup was THREE  guitarists (Charlie Hunter, John Schott, Will 
Bernard) + one drummer (Scott Amendola).
Philip Booth
Tampa, FL  

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From: Peter Solomon <psolomon at ideastations.org>
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2006 8:47 am
Subject: Re: [JPL] Guitar Debate - Monk
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> I wish I could remember where I read this - after playing with 
Charlie
> Christian Monk didn't see fit to play with another guitarist. 
> Don Sickler is a killer arranger. I've only heard a couple of 
> tracks off
> the album (I played one last night). I thought it was an 
> interesting twist
> using guitar and saxes. Do you remember Hal Wilner's (I think 
> that's the
> producer's name)  "That's the Way I Feel Now"with all the outlandish
> arrangfements of Monk tunes, some by Roswell Rudd, John Zorn, punk 
> bands,it was actually kind of cool, 
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