#1LinerWeds from Thelonious Monk

Just because I can no longer participate in most of my pre-stroke musical activities doesn’t mean that I don’t still think of myself as a musician. One of the YouTube channels I watch is that of Adam Neely, bassist, expert on music theory and harmony, and just a cool guy. He posted a video on Monday where he went over the 25 tips that jazz pianist Thelonious Monk gave to a young saxophonist named Steve Lacy when Lacy was playing in his band. The whole list is worth seeing, even if you’re not a musician; Adam copied it into the description of the video (which is why I’m linking to it instead of embedding it).


One-Liner Wednesday is brought to you each week by Linda Hill and this station. Now here’s Richard Denning for Montclair cigarettes.

You might remember Richard Denning from Hawaii Five-O or any of the other shows he was in. I remember him from an ancient TV series called Mr. & Mrs. North, which he was in with Barbara Britton and the incomparable Francis De Sales as a cop…

14 thoughts on “#1LinerWeds from Thelonious Monk

    1. I thought that’s what they did, putting it in the filter instead of the tobacco, but apparently not…

      Monk’s tips are geared to musicians, obviously, but it’s surprising how many of them apply to other aspects of life. Watch the video…

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