Charlie Christian & Dizzy Gillespie


After Hours

  • Release Date: 15 Mar 1991
  • OJCCD-1932-2

It was 1941, the height of the Swing Era, and jazz was changing. As always in artistic transformation, evolution crept along at a steady pace, only later to be called revolution. There was no name yet for what was happening at Minton’s and Monroe’s. Those were the clubs in Harlem where Charlie Christian, Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke, and a few others were making rhythmic and harmonic adjustments that would in a short time alter the nature, intensity, and complexity of jazz. Much … MORE