Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington (1955) {2007 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series] (Item #1)

Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington (1955) {2007 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series] (Item #1)
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© 2007 Concord / Riverside | 0888072301283
Jazz / Bop / Piano

Remastered in 24-bit from the original master tapes. Part of our Keepnews Collection, which spotlights classic albums originally produced by the legendary Orrin Keepnews. For Monk’s debut Riverside date, Keepnews decided to ease the pianist into what turned out to be his lengthy association with the label by asking him to momentarily set aside his own compositions and instead play Duke Ellington tunes. He did so in the company of the esteemed rhythm section of bassist Oscar Pettiford and drummer Kenny Clarke. With his distinctively angular style, Monk nails Ellington’s best-known tunes such as “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing),” “Mood Indigo” and “Caravan.”

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.

Thelonious Monk - Les liaisons dangereuses 1960 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at May 23, 2017
Thelonious Monk - Les liaisons dangereuses 1960 (2017)

Thelonious Monk - Les liaisons dangereuses 1960 (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log - 448 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 197 MB | 01:23:48
Jazz, Soundtracks | Label: Sam Records/Saga | Release Year: 2017

The only soundtrack recorded by Thelonious Monk in 1959 to be released for the first time as a 2CD set! Contains performances of classic Monk tunes heard in Roger Vadim's 1960 French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Features Monk's 1959 all-star band of Charlie Rouse, Sam Jones & Art Taylor, plus special guest saxophonist Barney Wilen. Contains a 50 pg booklet with texts, discography, never before seen photographs and memorabilia from the recording session and original artwork.
Thelonious Monk Quartet - Live At Monterey Jazz Festival, '63 Volume 1 (1963)

Thelonious Monk Quartet - Live At Monterey Jazz Festival, '63 Volume 1 (1963)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1996 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 685 | ~ 317 or 128 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 26 Mb
Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop

For Monk fans, these Mo-Fis are must-haves. Wow! After releasing so many mediocre rock albums, Mobile Fidelity came through with not one but TWO shiny gold CDs by the enigmatic, lovable Thelonious Monk (accompanied in these live recordings by Charlie Rouse on sax, John Ore on bass, and Frank Dunlop on drums)….
Various Artists - That's The Way I Feel Now: A Tribute To Thelonious Monk (1984) {A&M Records CD 6600}

Various Artists - That's The Way I Feel Now: A Tribute To Thelonious Monk (1984) {A&M Records CD 6600}
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© 1984, 1991 A&M Records | CD 6600 | Audio Master Plus Series
Jazz / Post Bop / Progressive Jazz / Modern Jazz / Jazz Funk / Prog Rock / Soul / Soft Rock

Two years after the death of pianist-composer Thelonious Monk, this very unusual and quite memorable double-LP tribute was put together. Producer Hal Willner's most successful project, the 23 interpretations of Monk originals all feature a different group of all-star players and stretch beyond jazz. Some of the performances are fairly straightforward while others are quite eccentric; certainly the crazy duet on "Four in One" by altoist Gary Windo and Todd Rundgren (on synthesizers and drum machines) and the version of "Shuffle Boil" featuring John Zorn on game calls (imitating the sound of ducks) are quite unique. There are many colorful moments throughout the project and the roster of musicians is remarkable: Bobby McFerrin with Bob Dorough, Peter Frampton, Joe Jackson, Steve Lacy, Dr. John, Gil Evans, Randy Weston, Roswell Rudd, Eugene Chadbourne and Shockabilly, the Fowler Brothers, NRBQ, Steve Khan, Carla Bley, Barry Harris, Was (Not Was) and many others. There is not a slow moment or uninteresting selection on this highly recommended set.

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)
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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 - 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}
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© 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 - Criss-Cross (1963) {1993 Legacy Columbia}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 6, 2016
Thelonious Monk - Criss-Cross (1963) {1993 Legacy Columbia}

Thelonious Monk - Criss-Cross (1963) {1993 Legacy Columbia}
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Genre: jazz

Criss-Cross is the 1963 album by American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk. This was released in 1993 through Columbia's Legacy division and features a then-previously unreleased song not on the original LP.
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…
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.)