Criss Cross by Tori Freestone & Alcyona Mick, released 23 March 1. Hermetica 2. Charmed Life 3. Strange Behaviour 4. Exchange 5. Goodnight Computer 6. Mrs PC 7. Criss Cross 8. Press Gang 9. El Barranco PERSONNEL Tori Freestone - tenor saxophone, soprano sax, flute Alcyona Mick - piano Brigitte Beraha - voice (tracks 1 and 8) ALBUM CREDITS Recorded on 2nd October at .
History. Criss-Cross was recorded during and shortly after the sessions for Monk's first Columbia LP, Monk's mortbrositcodesra.grogramesearchlisurderssimpnasibolgwe.infoinfo quartet of musicians that appear on the album had been playing together for four years at the time of the recording sessions, and was thus one of the longer-lived bands of Monk's mortbrositcodesra.grogramesearchlisurderssimpnasibolgwe.infoinfo: Jazz.
Jazz Albums, Vinyl LP Record CDs, Jazz Instrument, Bebop Criss-Cross buy CD music Description The second Monk album recorded for Columbia Records, originally released in and it features some of the finest work that Monk ever did in the studio with his '60s trio and quartet.
Audiophile reissue of Thelonious Monk's second album for Columbia. For this outing the eccentric pianist was joined by Charlie Rouse on tenor saxophone, bassist John Ore and Frankie Dunlop on drums. The quartet moves through six of Monk's compositions and two .
Criss-Cross might be the "happiest" album in Monk's discography, all the tunes ring out with a certain joy and ebullience that is not always out front and center on his other mortbrositcodesra.grogramesearchlisurderssimpnasibolgwe.infoinfo of this has to be due to the growing connection that the players were experiencing, because let's face it, Monk's music could be challenging for even the most accomplished of musicians, and these guys are.
"Criss Cross" still stands out as a great jazz album regardless of the eternal recurrence of some of its repertoire. The usual addictive catchiness of Monk's dissonant melodies pervades every song. This formula continued throughout Monk's tenure with Columbia, though he would manage to add in a new tune here and there/5(48).