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Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings - 2000  Music

Posted by mfrwiz at Dec. 1, 2009
Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings - 2000

Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings - 2000
Lossless (Flac Individual Files + Cue + Log + Audiochecker Log): 682 Mb | EAC Secure Mode Rip | Mp3 (CBR 320 kbps): 521 Mb | HQ Scans
Audio CD (August 22, 2000) - Format: Box set - Number of Discs: 3 - Label: Prestige/Fantasy - Catalog Number: 3PRCD-4428-2
Jazz

Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings  Music

Posted by micaus11 at Nov. 5, 2008
Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings

Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige Recordings
MP3 @ 320 | 358 MB | Full Covers Included | 3 discs
Genre:Jazz

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Thelonious Monk's music is striking as much for its logic and lyricism as it is for its idiosyncrasy and peculiarity. It often recalls the Salvador Dali painting that looks like a murky portrait of the artist's wife from close up, but from a few yards away reveals the clear image of Abraham Lincoln. Take "We See," for instance: it sounds a bit odd on a micro level, but pan out and you hear a very appealing melody with the charm of a Tin Pan Alley standard. Monk was in on seven sessions for Prestige as a leader and sideman between October 1952 (after leaving Blue Note) and December 1954 (before bolting for Riverside). Prestige's initial LPs sliced and diced these sessions, so the chronological format of this three-CD box gives the music a welcome cohesion. Of the seven dates, four are particularly rewarding, all of them under Monk's leadership. The October 1952 trio session with trivia-question-answer Gary Mapp on bass and drummer Art Blakey yielded wonderful Monk compositions like "Bye-Ya" and "Monk's Dream." He returned to the trio format two months later (with Max Roach in Blakey's spot) and produced "Trinkle Tinkle," "Reflections," and "Bemsha Swing."

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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}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 359 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 162 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 25 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 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)
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 - 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.

At Home in the World: Stories and Essential Teachings from a Monk's Life  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Dec. 10, 2016
At Home in the World: Stories and Essential Teachings from a Monk's Life

At Home in the World: Stories and Essential Teachings from a Monk's Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1941529429 | 187 pages | EPUB | 28 MB

Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by viserion at Dec. 7, 2016
Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (repost)

Robin Kelley, "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original"
ISBN: 0684831902 | 2009 | EPUB | 608 pages | 3 MB

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}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 255 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 102 mb
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.
Meredith Monk - On Behalf Of Nature (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Meredith Monk - On Behalf Of Nature (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.10GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, ECM 2473

With her latest, multivalent ECM New Series album, Meredith aimed to address ecology and climate change, she says: "Believing that music speaks more directly than words, I worked to make a piece with a fluid, perceptual field that could expand awareness of what we are in danger of losing. On Behalf of Nature is a meditation on our intimate connection to nature, its inner structures, the fragility of its ecology and our interdependence." Voices and instruments have equal weight: sometimes each is heard alone; sometimes they are blended to form a new, mysterious sound; sometimes they are combined to create intricate, layered, yet transparent sonic landscapes.
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…