“His performances on the Baby Grand piano make a strong case that Worrell is the closest living musician to legend Thelonious Monk,” claims this album’s press sheet. Wha’?! Worrell has chops and his spare piano lines might pay homage to Monk, but that doesn’t make him the heir apparent. Of course, a P-Funk veteran is likely to exaggerate on occasion, so it’s forgivable.
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