Wednesday, February 13, 2013

John Wilcock: Thelonious Monk's Heroin Arrest

Boing-Boing: The John Wilcock comic returns with the story of Thelonious Monk’s heroin arrest, followed by Jeffrey St. Clair's personal memory of seeing Monk play at the Five Spot.


Plus: NPR on "Unearthing Unknown Monk, Coltrane Recording" (Audio discussing the Five Spot performances at 4 minutes)