T. S. Monk's 80th birthday tribute to his father, Thelonius Sphere Monk, was named Album of the Year by both Downbeat and the New York Jazz Awards. Monk on Monk reintroduced audiences to the breadth of his father's genius in the compositions, arrangements and orchestration that earned him the name, "The Father of Modern Jazz." Award-winning drummer T. S. brings to Tucson the same ten-piece jazz configuration his father famously pioneered. Anyone who fears the music might be too demanding should be reassured that a good time is in store. "This is guttural, visceral, tap-your-feet music," Monk promises, "and we're going to swing you to death."
Added by Helen Sung Music on March 23, 2011