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This Thelonious Monk be bop thumper has two distinct lives. The title refers in name to Monk’s musical soul mate Bud Powell and has a performance history spanning Monk’s entire career. In fact, “In Walked Bud” was first recorded during the fall of 1947 sessions that yielded The Genius of Modern Music – his first sides as a bandleader. Then in 1968, Jon Hendricks added some spontaneously conceived lyrics to a version ultimately located on Underground (1968) –… read more

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  • The live version on Misterioso is phenomenal. Brilliant sax solo by Johnny Griffin.
  • Bud Powell was probably a better pianist but Monk had Funk and a unique style that still entertains even after hundreds of listens.
  • My man Monk!!!!!................................5
  • dat bass
  • mmmmm
  • very very good
  • i really dig this.i remember mr. hendricks being a lot more frenetic in his singing.i can't tell who this is.
  • does anyone know who is doing the vocals?is it mr. hendricks?

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