Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk Quartet - Live At Monterey Jazz Festival, '63 Volume 2 (1963) [MFSL, UDCD 686]

Thelonious Monk Quartet - Live At Monterey Jazz Festival, '63 Volume 2 (1963)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 686 | ~ 292 or 121 Mb | Scans(png) -> 121 Mb
Jazz, Hard Bop

The second volume of Thelonious Monk's appearance at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival is drawn from two separate concerts on back to back days, with the pianist joined by longtime tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, bassist John Ore and drummer Frank Dunlop…
Original Album Classics: Thelonious Monk (2007) [5CD Box Set, Sony 88697145482] Re-up

Original Album Classics: Thelonious Monk (2007) [5CD Box Set, Sony 88697145482]
Bop/Hard Bop/Post-Bop/Piano Jazz | EAC Rip | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps
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With his odd rhythmic spacing, discordant resolves and his circular yet angular compositional style, Thelonious Monk remains one of the most singular figures in all of jazz, and virtually every one of his recordings is as enigmatic as the pianist himself was. This set combines his five albums for Columbia Records, 1962's Criss Cross and Monk's Dream, 1964's Solo Monk, 1966's Straight, No Chaser, and 1967's Underground, in a single package, and anyone thinking Monk wasn't as vital during those years really needs to hear this stuff. It's classic Monk, and this collection is a great way to get it in a single swoop.

Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins  Music

Posted by Blackbird at Dec. 29, 2005

Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins (1953)
Thelonious Monk - Something In Blue (1971) {Tokuma Japan-Black Lion TKCB-30742}

Thelonious Monk - Something In Blue (1971) {Tokuma Japan-Black Lion TKCB-30742}
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© 1971, 1992 Tokuma Japan / Black Lion | TKCB-30742
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano Trio

This is one of Thelonious Monk's most important records, even though it was his last studio session. He went out with a bang, with old friends Art Blakey and Al McKibbon on board in late 1971. (Any Monk record made after this is a concert bootleg with reluctant participation by Thelonious.)
Thelonious Monk Quartet ft. Johnny Griffin - Complete Live At The Five Spot 1958 (2009) {2CD Lone Hill Jazz LHJ10360)

Thelonious Monk Quartet ft. Johnny Griffin - Complete Live At The Five Spot 1958 (2009) {2CD Lone Hill Jazz LHJ10360)
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© 1958, 2009 Lone Hill Jazz | LHJ10360
Jazz / Bop / Post Bop / Piano

Just after John Coltrane left him and before the arrival of Charlie Rouse, Thelonious Monk formed a quartet with Johnny Griffin, which played at the Five Spot in New York in August & July, 1958. Half of this music was issued on two original Riverside albums: “In Action” and “Misterioso”. This edition contains all known music from these famous gigs plus as a bonus, a rare sextet selection by Monk including Griffin, Donald Byrd and Pepper Adams.
Thelonious Monk - Paris 1969 (2013) {CD+DVD5 NTSC Blue Note B001882000}

Thelonious Monk - Paris 1969 (2013) {CD+DVD5 NTSC Blue Note B001882000}
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DVD5 -> 2.36 Gb | All Regions | NTSC 4:3 | Dolby AC3, 2 ch | ~ 68m | ISO Image
Subs: English, Portugues, Espanol, Italiano, Deutsch, Francaias
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© 2013 Blue Note / Laser Swing Pro. | B001882000
Jazz / Bop / Piano

A lost treasure from the legendary Thelonious Monk – a live date recorded in Paris at the end of the 60s – late in Monk's life, and every bit as wonderful as his famous 60s studio work with his quartet! Of that group, only Charlie Rouse remains on tenor sax – but Rouse is more than enough to make things great, and the interplay between his tenor and Monk's piano is completely sublime – full of angular movements, underscored with plenty of soul – and given support from Nate Hygelund on bass and either Paris Wright or Philly Joe Jones on drums. There's a rough edge to the music that's really great – that sharper, more sinister vibe that Monk could have in a live setting – and titles include "Light Blue", "Bright Mississippi", "I Mean You", "Ruby My Dear", "I Love You Sweetheart Of All My Dreams", "Crepuscule With Nellie", and "Nutty". Special package comes with a bonus DVD of the performance!
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (1958) Japanese Remastered Reissue 2006

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (1958) Japanese Remastered 2006
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Genre: Bop, Hard Bop | Label: Atlantic/Warner Music Japan | # WPCR-25112 | Time: 01:04:37

Most of the titles on this album are derived from Thelonious Monk's vast catalog of bop standards. Both co-leaders are at the peak of their respective prowess with insightful interpretations of nearly half a dozen inspired performances from this incarnation of the Blakey-led Jazz Messengers. This combo features Art Blakey (drums), Johnny Griffin (tenor sax), Bill Hardman (trumpet), and Spanky Debrest (bass).
Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins - Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins (1954) {2006 Prestige RVG Remasters Series}

Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins - Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins (1954) {2006 Prestige RVG Remasters Series}
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© 2006 Concord / Prestige | PRCD-30010-2 | Prestige RVG Remasters Series | 24-bit remaster
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Piano / Saxophone

This disc contains an all-star cast headed up by Thelonious Monk (piano) and includes some collaborative efforts with Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) that go beyond simply inspired and into a realm of musical telepathy. The five tunes included on Work are derived from three separate sessions held between November of 1953 and September of the following year. As is often the case, this likewise means that there are three distinct groups of musicians featured.
Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk And The Jazz Giants (1986) {Riverside}

Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk And The Jazz Giants (1986) {Riverside}
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Genre: Jazz

Interesting dialogs between Monk and various greats among saxmen: Coltrane, Rollins, and Coleman Hawkins.

Thelonious Monk - Monk. (1964) {Columbia CK 86564}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Feb. 18, 2011
Thelonious Monk - Monk. (1964) {Columbia CK 86564}

Thelonious Monk - Monk. (1964) {Columbia CK 86564}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U+MD5 | Full Scans 300dpi | 377MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

The Thelonious Monk Quartet of 1964 (comprised of the pianist-composer, tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, bassist Larry Gales, and drummer Ben Riley) is well featured on this excellent set which is augmented by two "new" alternate takes ("April in Paris" and "Pannonica") plus a medley of "Just You, Just Me" and "Liza" that was out previously on a sampler.Easily recommended to Monk fans, this set is just further proof that he never made an unworthy recording.