Monk’s Mellifluous Melody on “Straight, No Chaser” (LOTW #202)

Monk's Mellifluous Melody

Happy 103rd Birthday, Monk! To celebrate Thelonious Monk this October, here is a lick from his quintessential 12 bar blues, “Straight, No Chaser.” The opening chorus of his solo features a rhythmic melodic idea which he transforms through the chorus with style. Thanks for the music, Monk! https://youtu.be/Oh-C_jWaHcI CLICK HERE TO GET A TRANSCRIPTION OF […]

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