Blue Monk

from by Al Strong



Feel-Good Boogaloo version of Thelonious Monk's Blue Monk.


from LoveStrong Vol. 1, released January 8, 2016
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Arranged by: Al Strong
Pre-Production: Ivan Hampden, Jr.
Mixing, Editing, & Production: Jeremy 'BEAN' Clemons

Trumpet- Al Strong
Alto Saxophone- James 'Saxmo' Gates, Jr.
Tenor Saxophone- Brian Miller
Baritone Saxophone- Shaena Ryan-Martin
Drums- Iajhi Hampden
Percussion- Brevan Hampden
Bass- Lance Scott
Piano – Ryan Hanseler
Hammond B-3 Organ- Joel Holloway
Clavinet- Jeremy 'Bean' Clemons
Guitar- JC Martin
Party Boys- Jordan Baker, Charles Robinson, Bluford Thompson, Jr., Jeremy 'BEAN' Clemons



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Al Strong Durham, North Carolina

Since being introduced to jazz music at the age of 15, Al Strong has worked diligently to master and refine his musical passions. Raised in Washington, DC, Strong undoubtedly carries an affinity for dance music of all disciplines, which carries over in his sound and demeanor.
Strong is an adjunct at NCCU and co-founder of the non-profit organization, The Art of Cool Project.
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