Carmen Sings Monk ()

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Carmen Sings Monk - Carmen McRae
Track Listing
  1. Get It Straight
  2. Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear)
  3. It's Over Now
  4. Monkery's the Blues
  5. You Know Who
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  1. Get It Straight
  2. Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear)
  3. It's Over Now
  4. Monkery's the Blues
  5. You Know Who
  6. Little Butterfly
  7. Listen to Monk
  8. How I Wish
  9. Man, That Was a Dream
  10. 'Round Midnight
  11. Still We Dream
  12. Suddenly
  13. Looking Back
  14. Suddenly
  15. Get It Straight
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Carmen McRae, a good friend of Thelonious Monk, sang 13 of his songs (two of which are also heard in different live versions) on this memorable project. Half of the lyrics are by Jon Hendricks, while the remainder were written by Abbey Lincoln ("Blue Monk"), Bernie Hanighen, Sally Swisher, or Mike Ferro. On all but the two concert performances, McRae is assisted by tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan, pianist Eric Gunnison, bassist George Mraz, and drummer Al Foster; Mraz's solos are particularly impressive, although everyone ...

Carmen Sings Monk 1999, Novus

UPC: 035628308627

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