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]
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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 - 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)
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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 - 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.”
Clark Terry with Thelonious Monk - In Orbit (1958) {Riverside-OJC}

Clark Terry with Thelonious Monk - In Orbit (1958) {Riverside-OJC}
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© 1987 Riverside / Fantasy / ZYX Music | OJCCD-302-2
Jazz / Bop / Flugelhorn / Piano

Thelonious Monk, in addition to all his other notable qualities, was actually one of Riverside's most valuable talent scouts, recommending such mainstays as Johnny Griffin and Wilbur Ware, and introducing the label to Sonny Rollins and Clark Terry. The astoundingly adept trumpeter was always greatly appreciated by Thelonious, who quickly accepted the invitation to accompany Terry on this occasion. It was an album full of firsts and rarities: Monk's only Riverside appearance as a sideman; the first of Terry's many recordings on flugelhorn; the first of a great many Riverside dates for the great bassist Sam Jones; and the only occasion on which Monk and drummer Philly Joe Jones recorded together.
Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Himself (1957) {2008 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series] (Item #24)

Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Himself (1957) {2008 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series] (Item #24)
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© 2008 Concord / Riverside | 0888072305106
Jazz / Bop / Piano

Orrin Keepnews' commentary (from his new liner notes): "This, you might say, is an album of undiluted Monk. Like most generalizations, that wouldbe putting things a bit too simply, but the core of truth is there. For, with the deliberate exceptionof the final selection, this is literally Thelonious Himself—Monk, alone in the recording studio, offering highly personal versions of some standards and some of his own tunes.

Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings (3CD box) (2000)  Music

Posted by TestTickles at May 30, 2015
Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings (3CD box) (2000)

Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings (3CD box) (2000)
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Genre: jazz

The Complete Prestige Recordings is a 3CD box set by Thelonious Monk featuring songs he did with Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins, and solo material. This was released in 2000.
The Thelonious Monk Orchestra - At Town Hall (1959) {2007 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series] (Item #14)

The Thelonious Monk Orchestra - At Town Hall (1959) {2007 Riverside} [Keepnews Collection Complete Series] (Item #14)
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© 2007 Concord / Riverside | 0888072301900
Jazz / Bop / Progressive Jazz / Piano

In Memoriam. Orrin Keepnews, RIP. Jazz producer and record label found Orrin Keepnews died on Sunday at the age of 91. Keepnews was behind landmark recordings by jazz legends like Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans and Cannonball Adderley… Remastered in 24-bit from the original master tapes. Part of our Keepnews Collection, which spotlights classic albums originally produced by the legendary and arguably the most respected of all jazz producers, Orrin Keepnews.
Thelonious Monk - At Newport 1963 & 1965 [2CD] {2003 Sony Music Japan Mastersound}

Thelonious Monk - At Newport 1963 & 1965 [2CD] {2003 Sony Music Japan Mastersound}
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© 2003 Sony Music Japan / Columbia | SICP 5069~70
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Piano

Thelonious Monk's 1963 Newport Jazz Festival set has been released in whole or part on several different Columbia releases, but this 2002 reissue is the best version yet. One finally gets to hear nothing but Monk on this edition, with the added bonus of a previously unreleased and undocumented appearance from the 1965 festival. The earlier material, with Charlie Rouse, Butch Warren, and Frankie Dunlop, is already very familiar to serious Monk devotees, particularly the inspired addition (due to the suggestion of festival producer George Wein) of clarinetist Pee Wee Russell on two songs.