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Thelonious Monk met Dollar Brand

When Thelonious Monk first met Dollar Brand… By 1964, Dollar Brand (later Abdullah Ibrahim) had already made 3 LP’s as a bandleader. He was living in Switzerland and had just gotten a boost from Duke Ellington.

Read the story on Africa’s a Country.

Tracks

  • 0:00:02 Dollar’s Dance
  • 0:05:09 Kippi
  • 0:09:14 Brilliant Corners
  • 0:16:04 Jumping Rope
  • 0:20:11 Ubu Suku
  • 0:28:13 The Stride

Credits

  • Bass – Johnny Gertze
  • Drums – Makaya Ntshoko
  • Piano – Dollar Brand

Recorded in Paris, February 23, 1963.

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