[Dixielandjazz] Thelonious Monk, 'Round Midnight and the Atomic Age

Marek Boym marekboym at gmail.com
Sun Jul 7 14:37:21 PDT 2013

I came back to tje Anachronic after over a week's break, and Have finally
found the current, reactivated band as well.  Both a excellent, but the old
one also demonstrated the exuberance of youth.

On 28 June 2013 22:54, Marek Boym <marekboym at gmail.com> wrote:

> A wonderful band!
> I have one old LP, and love it (except for the recorder).
> I saw the band in Nice in mid-70's, and loved it!  And found that, despite
> rather tight arrangements, they were improvising!  I taped most of the
> shows, but decided not to tape "I Hope GAbriel Likes My Music" again, since
> it wassuch a standard.  I'm sorry to this day - the second version (the
> same day) was very different from what I had recorded some two hours
> earlier!
> The link seems to give a new version of the band which, I understand, has
> been reactivated,
> Cheers
> On 28 June 2013 07:20, <dhs2 at peoplepc.com> wrote:
>> Marek said:
>> Strange that Monk's slow number should be given as an exaple of music
>> "Fast
>> and dissonant."  Dissonant - OK, but "'Round Midnight" is anything BUT
>> fast!
>> Not that it should be of much interest to this list.
>> Cheers
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> One version of Round Midnight should be of great interest to folks on
>> this list.  Try the version by the Anachronic Jazz Band.  It is not fast,
>> but jogs along nicely.
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEemIZiT-kM
>> Dave Stoddard
>> Round Rock, TX
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