Actually it also caught my ear, and I had it posted, but decided, since it was only 1:18 in length, to replace it with Isora.
Thelonious Monk -- THELONIOUS MONK PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON
with / Oscar Pettiford(bass), Kenny Clarke(drums)
Notes are the original ones that appeared on the Riverside LP. Tiny print, but excellent details on the genesis of this album. Also points out that Monk’s audience was growing. :) Recorded 1955.
it don’t mean a thing
black and tan fantasy
The cover art is a reproduction of "The Repast of the Lion" by the French "primitive" modernist Henri Rousseau. Not the usual Jazz thing.