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I'm not a big fan of Thelonious Monk tribute albums. Heck, I'm not even keen on other musicians including his songs on their albums. No matter how accomplished the artist, Monk's music always feels like those paint-by-the-numbers coloring books from...       Related Stories Thelonious Monk on Riverside  
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