Friday, August 31, 2012

Very occasional quote of the day: Monk on rehearsing

"What do you want to do, learn how to cheat?"
-- Thelonious Monk


That's from Russ Musto's 2006 interview with Ben Riley on Allaboutjazz.com-- highly worth reading. Riley had just been asked to join the band and wanted to find out if there was going to be a rehearsal before their first gig at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

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