On this day (October 15) in 1947, pianist Thelonious Monk pressed his first recordings as…
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Even if you’re a casual jazz fan, it would be hard to ignore the buzz around Joel Ross. Just 23 years old, the vibraphonist recently released his debut album as a leader, KingMaker, and it is already being hailed by pop and jazz critics as one of the best albums of the year.
“I hope this playlist will serve to expose the listener to some lesser-known, but amazingly gifted artists,” says Locke. “Many of the tracks here served to inspire me on my own journey. I’m forever grateful to the great vibes players who created them.”