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Thelonious Monk - Underground flac album

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Performer: Thelonious Monk
Title: Underground
Country: US
Released: 1987
Style: Bop
Category: Jazz
Rating: 4.5 ✦
Other format: MOD WMA AIFF VQF AU AC3 MP4

Underground is a 1968 album by American jazz musician Thelonious Monk. It features Monk on piano, Larry Gales on bass, Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, and Ben Riley on drums. The album is widely known for its provocative cover image, which depicts Monk as a fictitious French Resistance fighter in the Second World War. It contains a number of new Monk compositions, some of which appear in recorded form only on this album.

Certainly the Grammy-winning cover art - which depicts Monk as a World War II French revolutionary toting an automatic weapon - gave the establishment more than the brilliant swinging sounds in the grooves to consider. Underground became Monk's penultimate studio album, as well as the final release to feature the '60s quartet: Charlie Rouse (tenor sax), Ben Riley (drums), and Larry Gales (bass) behind Monk (piano). One of the motifs running throughout Monk's recording career is the revisitation of titles from his voluminous back catalog.

A driving self-titled "Thelonious" opens the album in three piece. The trio breathes new life into this early Monk composition, giving the album a bouncy boppy start. The pared down arrangement allows Monk's singular piano playing to take the spotlight. If jazz had hit singles, this one would have conquered the charts. Underground" was released on Columbia Records in 1968 and stands as Thelonious' last great recording. In fact if I'm not mistaken this was one of his last recordings before his retirement. His last tour was in 1971, so this record has to be one of the last.

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This album has an average beat per minute of 135 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 79/187 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Underground. BPM Profile Underground. Album starts at 187BPM, ends at 186BPM (-1), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Thelonious Monk.

Thelonious Monk ‎– Underground. Label: Sony Records Int'l ‎– SICP 4034. One specific intention of this reissue disc is to present the material basically as Monk played it in the studio.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Thelonious
A2 Ugly Beauty
A3 Raise Four
A4 Boo Boo's Birthday
B1 Easy Street
B2 Green Chimneys
B3 In Walked Bud
Vocals – Jon Hendricks

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – CBS, Haarlem

Credits

  • Bass – Larry Gales
  • Drums – Ben Riley
  • Mastered By – Vlado Meller
  • Piano – Thelonious Monk
  • Producer – Teo Macero
  • Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Rouse

Notes

The cover won a Grammy as the year's best.
Originally released as CS 9632.

Recording dates:

12/14/67: Ugly Beauty
12/21/67: Boo Boo's Birthday
02/14/68: Easy Street, In Walked Bud, Raise Four, Thelonious
12/14/68: Green Chimneys

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 099746 006617
  • Label Code: LC 0149
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped / etched): 01-460066-1A-1 AL-40785-1D A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped / etched): 01-460066-1B-1 BL-40785-1C A
  • Price Code (Boxed): CB 231
  • Price Code (Circled): 53
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CS 9632 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(LP, Album) Columbia CS 9632 US 1968
HD886443373259 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(7xFile, FLAC, 24/) Columbia HD886443373259 US 2017
SICP 4034 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Sony Records Int'l SICP 4034 Japan 2014
SONP 50007 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(LP, Album) CBS/Sony SONP 50007 Japan 1968
CS 9632 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(LP, Album, RE) Columbia CS 9632 US 1971

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Thelonious
A2 Ugly Beauty
A3 Raise Four
A4 Boo Boo's Birthday
B1 Easy Street
B2 Green Chimneys
B3 In Walked Bud
Vocals – Jon Hendricks

Credits

  • Bass – Larry Gales
  • Drums – Ben Riley
  • Engineer – Arthur Kendy, Fred Plaut
  • Liner Notes – Gil McKean
  • Piano, Written-By – Thelonious Monk
  • Producer – Teo Macero
  • Tenor Saxophone – Charlie Rouse

Notes

"Special Mono Radio Station Copy".
White Columbia labels and label on cover with tracks and duration.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CS 9632 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(LP, Album) Columbia CS 9632 US 1968
HD886443373259 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(7xFile, FLAC, 24/) Columbia HD886443373259 US 2017
SICP 4034 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Sony Records Int'l SICP 4034 Japan 2014
SONP 50007 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(LP, Album) CBS/Sony SONP 50007 Japan 1968
CS 9632 Thelonious Monk Underground ‎(LP, Album, RE) Columbia CS 9632 US 1971