Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk - Kind Of Monk (2009) [10CD Box]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Aug. 17, 2013
Thelonious Monk - Kind Of Monk (2009) [10CD Box]

Thelonious Monk - Kind Of Monk (2009) [10CD Box]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 1.9 Gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1.1 Gb | Scans | TTime: 07:50:05
T2 Entertainment | 220119
Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Piano Jazz, Cool

Thelonious Monk, in full Thelonious Sphere Monk (born Oct. 10, 1917, Rocky Mount, N.C., U.S. - died Feb. 17, 1982, Englewood, N.J.) American pianist and composer who was among the first creators of modern jazz. As the pianist in the band at Minton’s Playhouse, a nightclub in New York City, in the early 1940s, Monk had great influence on the other musicians who later developed the bebop movement. For much of his career, Monk performed and recorded with small groups. His playing was percussive and sparse, often being described as “angular,” and he used complex and dissonant harmonies and unusual intervals. A collection of some of the most remarkable recordings which laid the foundation of modern jazz and unfluenced generations of other musicians. The vast majority of these recordings became popular standards.

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by kosten1986 at April 24, 2009
Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making

Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making
Publisher: University of California Press | ISBN: 0520252012 | edition 2007 | PDF | 252 pages | 1,19 mb

Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) was one of jazz's greatest and most enigmatic figures. As a composer, pianist, and bandleader, Monk both extended the piano tradition known as Harlem stride and was at the center of modern jazz's creation during the 1940s, setting the stage for the experimentalism of the 1960s and '70s. This pathbreaking study combines cultural theory, biography, and musical analysis to shed new light on Monk's music and on the jazz canon itself. Gabriel Solis shows how the work of this stubbornly nonconformist composer emerged from the jazz world's fringes to find a central place in its canon…

Thelonious Monk - The Very Best of Thelonious Monk (2012)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at March 8, 2017
Thelonious Monk - The Very Best of Thelonious Monk (2012)

Thelonious Monk - The Very Best of Thelonious Monk (2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log - 382 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 152 MB | 01:06:19
Jazz | Label: Concord Music | Release Year: 2012

Concord's 10-track disc provides an introduction to Monk's mid-50s recordings for the Prestige and Riverside labels. Collected here are prime examples of Monk in mid-career as an iconoclastic pianist, writer of jazz standards, and a band leader who attracted spectacular players to his sessions. Among the notable compositions are "Blue Monk," "Ruby, My Dear" and "'Round Midnight," and the sessions are highlighted by the talents of Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Clark Terry, Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, Paul Chambers, John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Roy Haynes and many more. This is neither a full-telling of Monk's career, which also included key recordings on Blue Note and Columbia, nor of his entire six year run on Prestige and Riverside (the original albums of which are mostly still in print); but for an introduction to Monk's music, this is a good place to start.
Thelonious Monk And Sonny Rollins (1956/2006/2014) [Official Digital Download]

Thelonious Monk And Sonny Rollins (1956/2006/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 34:03 minutes | 352 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Rudy Van Gelder Remaster - 2006

Thelonious Monk’s years as a Prestige recording artist were tough times for the legendary composer/pianist. Unable to work in New York clubs due to the unjust loss of his cabaret card, and misunderstood when not ignored by listeners as well as many musicians. The present collection, which samples three of those sessions, appeared as critics and fans were beginning to catch up to Monk’s singular genius and remains one of the best introductions to his iconoclastic brilliance. Three tracks feature leading Monk disciple Sonny Rollins, hitting early peaks on two standards and stretching out on “Friday the 13th,” plus a pair of tracks in which Monk’s greatest studio trio (with Percy Heath on bass and Art Blakey on drums) introduce the classic “Work” and “Nutty”.
Thelonious Monk Trio - Thelonious Monk Trio (1954/2007/2014) [Official Digital Download]

Thelonious Monk Trio - Thelonious Monk Trio (1954/2007/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 34:49 minutes | 389 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Rudy Van Gelder Remaster - 2007

The position of legendary figure is usually reserved for a deceased musician who has played two decades before. It usually requires this posthumous status and span of time, for the various stories concerning him to grow into a legend but it took a very much alive Thelonious Monk only five years to surround himself with an air of mystery and receive the title “High Priest of Bebop” in the Forties.
Thelonious Monk - Misterioso (Recorded On Tour) (1965/2017) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Thelonious Monk - Misterioso (Recorded On Tour) (1965/2017)
Jazz | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/192kHz | 52:37 Min | 1,97 Gb (incl 3%) | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 8 | Released: 2017-02-03 (1965)

"Misterioso (Recorded on Tour)" is a live album by Thelonious Monk, released for Columbia Records. It was recorded at various locations on tour.
The Miles Davis Sextet & The Thelonious Monk Quartet - Miles and Monk at Newport (1964/2017) [24/192]

The Miles Davis Sextet & The Thelonious Monk Quartet - Miles & Monk at Newport (1964/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 51:19 minutes | 1,92 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Miles & Monk at Newport was a combined album of a Miles Davis appearance at Newport with an appearance of Thelonious Monk, from the LP era. Despite the title, the two artists do not perform together on the LP, and they are represented on each side by separate live appearances at the Newport Jazz Festival.
The Miles Davis Sextet & The Thelonious Monk - Miles and Monk at Newport (Live) (1964/2017) [TR24][OF]

The Miles Davis Sextet & The Thelonious Monk - Miles and Monk at Newport (Live)
Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 51:15 min | 1.09 GB | Front Cover
Label: Columbia/Legacy | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 1964/2017

This Columbia LP features Miles Davis' Sextet (with John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley) and the Thelonious Monk Quartet (with Pee Wee Russell) at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival; their rapid version of "Ah Leu Cha" is thunderous and "Straight No Chaser" swings like mad. This set also includes three laid-back selections ("On Green Dolphin Street," "Fran Dance," and "Stella by Starlight") from a slightly earlier studio date, along with a different version of "On Green Dolphin Street" from 1961. This classic music has since been reissued on CD. Review by Scott Yanow
Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane (1957) {OJC Remasters Complete Series rel 2010 - item 01of33}

Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane (1957) {OJC Remasters Complete Series rel 2010 - item 01of33}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 236 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 108 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 535 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1957, 2010 Jazzland / Concord | 0888072319899
Jazz / Bop / Post Bop / Piano

An extension of the popular Original Jazz Classics series (est. 1982), the new OJC Remasters releases reveal the sonic benefits of 24-bit remastering-a technology that didn't exist when these titles were originally issued on compact disc. The addition of newly-written liner notes further enhances the illuminating quality of the OJC Remasters reissues. "Each of the recordings in this series is an all-time jazz classic," says Nick Phillips, Vice President of Jazz and Catalog A&R at Concord Music Group and producer of the series.
Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane - Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane (1961/2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane (1961/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 45:51 minutes | 1,24 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Recorded over three sessions in 1957, when Thelonious Monk was leading a band that included John Coltrane, this historic meeting of two legends was not released until 1961 due to contractual issues. By that time Coltrane was a household name, leading his own band, at least as famous or even more so than Monk. This album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007.