TUM CD 053
Solo - Reflections And Meditations on Monk
Wadada Leo Smith
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Wadada Leo Smith’s solo trumpet on four classic Thelonious Monk compositions and on four new compositions by Wadada Leo Smith inspired by composer/pianist Thelonious Monk, the artist that Wadada Leo Smith feels closest to in the historic continuum of creative music.
WADADA LEO SMITH, trumpet
Recorded in Helsinki, Finland, November 16 & 17, 2014 and August 8, 2015.
01, Ruby, My Dear
02. Monk and His Five Point Ring at the Five Spot Café
04. Adagio: Monkishness – A Cinematic Vision of Monk Playing Solo Piano
05. Crepuscule with Nellie
06. Adagio: Monk, the Composer in Sepia – A Second Vision
07. Monk and Bud Powell at Shea Stadium – A Mystery
08. ’Round Midnight