Underground; Solo Monk; It's Monk's Time; Criss-Cross (Columbia)
The Columbia Years (1962-1968) Live at the Jazz Workshop Monk in Tokyo (Columbia/Legacy)
Valley jazz musician Rob Schuh pounded skins, pumped iron, shot steroids, went to prison and almost died. Now the feisty trapsman has added an organ to his repertoire -- a transplanted kidney.
After two decades of sterling fretwork, Ronnie Earl emerges as a rising star of the blues
New collection brilliantly confirms Ray Charles' position as the architect of soul
Tom and Jerry play the game of life
New Times critics look back on the "oohs" and the "ughs" of pop music '95 (results tabulated from individual critics' lists and comments)
THE FUNKY HOUSE THAT GEORGE CLINTON BUILT HAS INSPIRED EVERYTHING FROM HIP-HOP TO JAZZ