RIP Monty Stark of The Stark Reality. 1940-2009.

Monty Stark, vibraphonist, pianist, composer, arranger, one-time leader of inimitable psychedelic jazz band The Stark Reality died at a Scottsdale, Arizona hospice on Thanksgiving evening, 11.26.09. The cause of his death was cancer. He was sixty-nine years old.

Read Egon’s remembrances of his friend by clicking here.

Read Egon’s interview with Monty Stark, conducted at Stark’s Phoenix, Arizona apartment in 2001, here.

Read more about the Egon’s Now anthology – and view full liner notes, photos and listen to music – at Stones Throw by clicking here.

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