The percussionist dedicated this 1995 set with host Marian McPartland to his father, Thelonious Monk.
The London-based percussionist and producer performs “Indefinite Leave To Remain,” a song whose themes speak to the issue of cultural exchange in an era of high geopolitical tension.
Players like Moses Boyd, Shabaka Hutchings and Sarathy Korwar drive London’s jazz scene forward with sounds from around the world. In March, SXSW hosted all three for an up-to-the minute dispatch.
The pianist’s tender style created an ideal atmosphere for romantics everywhere. In this 1989 session, he solos on his arrangement of a Cole Porter medley.