THE MUSIC of Jean "Django" Reinhardt & Thelonious Sphere Monk
listen to selections from 4 cuts of the SOON TO BE ISSUED
DjangoSphere with Howard Alden CD:
LISTEN! click on the tunes below to listen. . .
Other tunes on the cd:
Anouman 'Round Midnight — a mash-up of Monk and Django
Duke and Dukie — a Django bop tune
Babik — a Django tune to "rhythm changes" named for his son
Djangology — early Django experiment with truncated bridge
Boo Boo's Birthday — a Monk experiment with truncated last A and bridge in celebration of his daughter's birthday
Diminushing — a Django tune you'd swear was by Monk!
Little Rootie Tootie - another Monk tune for his daughter evoking "Little Toot, " a kids storybook
Bright Mississippi — Monk's take on "Sweet Georgia Brown" changes
Chump Change by guitarist Mark Holzinger
Maybe It's the Moon - Holzinger