Bird's Nest – Charlie Rouse

This bright "Bird blues" head comes from Charlie Rouse's last studio album.

Charlie Rouse

April 6, 1924 – November 30, 1988

An instantly recognizable tenor saxophonist, Charlie Rouse became well-known through his work with Thelonious Monk. Rouse played in Monk's quartet from 1958 to 1970; his dry, crackling timbre and bouncy rhythmic feel complemented Monk's music perfectly. Read more...

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