backstage at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 1957

Canonball Adderley

Armando Peraza, Helen Merrill, “Cannonball” Adderley,

Al McKibbon, with Toots Thielmans

and Oscar Peterson reflected in the mirror,

backstage at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 1957

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Thelonious Monk

 Thelonious Monk Photo by Jim Marshall

Thelonious Monk

Photo Jim Marshall


Thelonious Monk – Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2 (1952)

“Straight, No Chaser” 

WOR Studios, NYC, July 23, 1951

T.Monk (p) – Milt Jackson (vib) Al McKibbon (b) Art Blakey (d) 

Al McKibbon 1951

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Al McKibbon plays the bass during a recording session at Wor Studios for the Thelonious Monk Quintet 1951

Photo Francis Wolff

Thelonious Monk Quintet 1951