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Muhal Richard Abrams/Barry Harris: Interpretations of Monk, Volume 1

The playful imagination and structural brilliance of TheloniousMonk are remarkably honored on these delightful 1981 live performances at Columbia University. Both Abrams and Harris illustrate their mastery of interpreting the varying moods of Monk as they both lead an all-stellar ensemble comprised of trumpeter Don Cherry, saxophonists Steve Lacy and Charlie Rouse, trombonist Roswell Rudd, bassist Richard Davis and drummer Ben Riley.

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