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.