John Beasley: MONK’estra Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue) Long before the arrival of 2017, his centennial year, Thelonious Monk had become the most covered composer in jazz. It sometimes feels like every new jazz record has to have a Monk tune. And Monk tribute albums are myriad: Latin Monk, vocal Monk, alt-rock Monk, organ Monk. His art is large enough to absorb almost … Read More “John Beasley: MONK’estra Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue)” To access this content, you must purchase JazzTimes Membership.