Well you needn't

Well you needn't (Thelonious Monk)

Thelonious Monk wrote this song in 1944 for the jazz singer Charles Beamon, a student of Monk. Monk told him he was going to name the song after him to which Beamon replied "Well you needn't".

I slightly changed the end of the bridge to give it a more smooth ending.

After the AABA-theme there is a duet for bass and trumpet, later on accompanied by the whole rhythm section. Followed by an AABA saxophone - 'ribbon' and tutti.

No real big band recording yet but here's a version with sampled sounds:

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