Theloni0us Monk’s third album for the legendary jazz label Riverside includes his first self-penned compositions for these label recordings and includes one of his most challenging and unconventional works, the title track ‘Brilliant Corners’. One of the pianist’s most critically acclaimed albums, it was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 due to its historical significance. Read more about the album here.
Sunday, 1st February, 5 to 8 pm
Brilliant Corners, 470 Kingsland Road, London E8 4AE
Transport: Dalston Junction / Dalston Kingsland / Haggerston Overground
Tickets: £10 in advance available here, £12 on the door.
Presenter: Darrel Sheinman of Gearbox Records and Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy
Audio Menu: Dynavector D17D3 MC Cartridge, Rega P9 Turntable, Rega IOS Reference MC Phono Stage, Audio Note Jinro Integrated Amp, Chord Signature Speaker Cable, Chord Signature Tuned Aray interconnects, ISOL-8 Substation Integra Power Conditioner, Klipsch SW-115 Subwoofers and Klipschorn Loudspeakers
Sunday, February 15th, 1:30pm – 4:30 pm
Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tickets: $8 online here and $10 on the door
Presenters: Mike Davis from Academy Records
Audio Menu installed by Stuarts Audio: Rega Apheta MC Cartridge, Rega P9 Turntable, McIntosh C2500 preamplifier, McIntosh MC452 power amplifier, AudioQuest Interconnects and cabling, Klipsch Loudspeakers
Sunday, 22nd February, 5 to 8 pm
Nasjonal Jazz Scene, Akersgata 16, Oslo, Norway
Tickets: NOK100 in the door or in advance here. Students free.
Presenters: Kent Horne and jazz saxophonist Petter Wettre
Visual interpretetions by João Doria
Audio Menu from Duet Audio: Cartridge: Ortofon Cadenza Black, Turntable: Dr. Feickert Woodpecker, Tone arm: Jelco 750 LB, Integrated Amp with phono stage: Soulution 530, Loudspeakers: Piega Classic 80.2, Interconnects: Midas Reference Silje, Speaker Cable: Midas Reference Silje, Power Conditioner: Oyaide