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A surprising collaboration between Rony Verbiest and Thelonious Monk Jr., son of Thelonious Monk and excellent jazz drummer. “Released” has 9 new interpretations of Monk Sr.’s Work such as “Ruby My Dear”, “Round Midnight” and “Straight No Chaser”. Rony Verbiest plays the accordion, baritone sax and harmonica, Thelonious Monk Jr. plays the drums, Hans Van Oost plays the guitar and Mario Vermandel plays bass.

TS Monk Jr. about ‘Released’ : “This session was one of the most unpretentious and rewarding musical experiences of my life.”