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Clarke employs laid Stargazer - Mark Knopfler - Local Hero brushwork to satisfying effect, while Pettiford establishes a stone solid, swinging yes, that word again foundation, freeing Monk to dance circles around the theme.
The tune never ventures anywhere near chaos or affectation; indeed it is simple to nod along without missing a beat. And yet, if one listens again, a bit more closely, the piano is ever so subtly, ever so slyly making sounds quite unlike Thelonious Monk - Plays Duke Ellington before or since: Monk plays it straight, yet stops, circles back, fills in every appropriate space with old school stride that recalls Luckey Roberts, then, on a dime, shifts Thelonious Monk - Plays Duke Ellington syncopated flourishes that incorporate bebop—and beyond.
Here his unparalleled use of space and silence is exhibited to stunning effect; like any true genius, it sounds almost easy the way he does it, and exactly no one has come close to replicating his style in the fifty-something years since this recording. As the man himself once observed, he used the same notes—just differently.
Mission accomplished; Monk not only delivers an unadulterated homage to Ellington, he somehow manages to make the master sound even more ahead of his time than he already was.
Implausible, yet easy to believe that only a year later, Monk dropped Brilliant Corners, the title track alone so intricate and demanding that it frustrated the very capable cast of characters assembled to tackle it notably Sonny Rollins, who was no stranger to the woodshed. A year after that an up Thelonious Monk - Plays Duke Ellington coming saxophonist named John Coltrane joined his group.
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