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Performer: Thelonious Monk
Title: Monk Plays Thelonious
Released: 2003
Style: Bop
Category: Jazz
Rating: 4.9 ✦
Other format: MP4 AIFF WMA MP2 AUD MP3 DTS

The Unique Thelonious Monk is a 1956 album from Thelonious Monk, his second for Riverside Records and like his Riverside debut, is made up of standards. It was a continuation of Riverside's strategy to broaden consumer interest in Monk by having him record cover versions of well-known material which, Riverside hoped, would help to break down the prevailing perception that Monk's original music was "too difficult" for mass-market acceptance.

Thelonious Sphere Monk (/θəˈloʊniəs/, October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser", "Ruby, My Dear", "In Walked Bud", and "Well, You Needn't".

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This album sees a crossroads of two jazz giants, with timeless tracks. Thelonious Sphere Monk is one of the undisputed greatest American musicians of all time, though the journey to his legendary status was far from glamorous. Monk was a musician’s musician, praised by the artistic community, but considerably outside the popular and acceptable mainstream. His first deal with Prestige Records fell through when his music was deemed too complicated and difficult for the mainstream American audience. This viewpoint, fueled by music critics, damaged Monk’s early reputation and caused sales of his first recordings to drop

Thelonious Monk 컬렉션을 완성하세요. Monk with bassist Oscar Pettiford and drummer Kenny Clarke. When Riverside reissued the album in 1958, the title was changed from "Thelonious Monk Plays the Music Of Duke Ellington" to Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington" and the cover art was replaced by Henri Rousseau's painting "Repast of the Lion.


1 Little Rootie Tootie 3:06
2 Bemsha Swing 3:09
3 Misterioso 3:21
4 Epistrophy 3:06
5 I Mean You 2:46
6 Evidence 2:33
7 Bye Ya 2:46
8 Monk's Dream 3:06
9 Skippy 3:00
10 Hornin' In 3:14
11 Let's Cool One 3:47
12 Monk's Mood 3:06
13 'Round Midnight 3:10
14 Well You Needn't 2:59
15 Introspection 3:12
16 Off Minor 3:01
17 Ruby My Dear 3:08
18 Criss Cross 2:55
19 Four In One 3:29
20 Straight No Chaser 2:58
21 Eronel 3:04
22 Ask Me Now 3:15
23 Reflections 2:47
24 Trinkle Tinkle 2:49


  • Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson (tracks: 9-11), Sahib Shihab (tracks: 12-13,18-21)
  • Bass – Al McKibbon (tracks: 18-22), Bob Paige (tracks: 12-13), Gary Mapp (tracks: 1,2,7,8,23,24), Gene Ramey (tracks: 14-17), John Simmons (tracks: 3-6), Nelson Boyd (tracks: 9-11)
  • Drums – Art Blakey (tracks: 1,7,8,12-22), Max Roach (tracks: 2,9-11,23-24), Shadow Wilson (tracks: 3-6)
  • Liner Notes – Claude Carrière
  • Piano – Thelonious Monk
  • Tenor Saxophone – Lucky Thompson (tracks: 9-11)
  • Translated By – Martin Davies
  • Trumpet – George Taitt (tracks: 12-13), Kenny Dorham (tracks: 9-11)
  • Vibraphone – Milt Jackson (tracks: 3-6,18-21)


Recorded 15 Oct. 1952: 1-2, 7-8, 23-24 / Rec. 2 July 1948: 2-6 / Rec. 30 May 1952: 9-11 / Rec. 21 Nov. 1947: 12-13 / Rec. 24 Oct. 1947: 14-17 / Rec. 23 July 1951: 18-22

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