Brian Trainor's writing and playing display an uncanny similarity in style to Thelonious Monk on this aggressively charged collection of songs - original compositions with some classic Monk tunes.
1.Let's Cool One
5.Cape May Freeway
7.One Face, One Smile, One Heart
8.Still We Dream
9.Straight No Chaser
This recording is the result of playing Monk's music in performance and realizing the affinity he had with the music and the audience reaction to that synergy. Here are a couple of reviews from ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM: review #1 review #2 and one from JazzTimes