Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk (1917 - 1982) was a US-American African-American jazz musician, who became known as a pianist and composer.
He was co-founder of Bebop alongside Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Christian and Kenny Clarke. With his idiosyncratic piano style and his distinctive compositions Monk is considered one of the great individualists and major innovators of modern jazz.

Albums:
Genius Of Modern Music: Volume 1 (recorded in 1947-1948)/1956 compilated
Genius Of Modern Music: Volume 2 (1947-1952)
Straight, No Chaser (1951)
Thelonious Monk Trio (1952)
Monk (1953)
Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins (1953)
Thelonious Monk plays the Music of Duke Ellington (1955)
The Unique Thelonious Monk (1956)
Brilliant Corners (1957)
Thelonious Himself (1957)
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane (1957)
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk (1957)
Monk's Music (1957)
Mulligan Meets Monk (1957, with Gerry Mulligan)
Blues Five Spot (1958)
Thelonious in Action (1958)
Misterioso (1958)
The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall (1959)
5 by Monk by 5 (1958)
Thelonious Alone in San Francisco (1958)
Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk (1960)
Monk in France (1961)
Monk's Dream (1962)
Criss Cross (1962)
Thelonious Monk in Italy (1963)
Monk in Tokyo (1963)
Miles and Monk at Newport (1963, met optreden van Miles Davis)
Big Band and Quartet in Concert (1963)
It's Monk's Time (1964)
Monk. (1964)
Solo Monk (1964)
Live at the It Club (1964)
Live at the Jazz Workshop (1964)
Underground (1967)
Monk's Blues (1968)
The London Collection (1971, drie delen)
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall (2005)

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Thelonious Monk Genius of Modern Music - Volume 1

THELONIOUS MONK - Genius of Modern Music - Volume 1

1x LP 180g 33rpm
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2016 EU reissue on 180g LP =This 1956album surely a 'Top 10' in the history of jazz recordings,includes such classic Monk fare as "Round About Midnight," "Off Minor," "Ruby My Dear," "Thelonious" and "Well You Needn’t" among others.

Thelonious Monk Alone In San Francisco

THELONIOUS MONK - Alone In San Francisco

1xLP 140 gr.33 rpm =HQ Virgin Clear vinyl
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2012 EU re-issue on HQ 140g clear virgin vinyl -Thelonious Monk's second solo album. Recorded in 1959 in San Francisco, Monk plays his own classic compositions like 'Ruby, My Dear' and 'Blue Monk,' composed particularly for this album, 'Round L...

Thelonious Monk At Town Hall

THELONIOUS MONK - At Town Hall

1x LP 180g 33rpm+download
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2012 reissue on 180g LP+download= The complete original 1959 album The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall originally on Riverside. One of the rare occasions in which Monk could present big band arrangements of his own compositions this time prepa...

Thelonious Monk Monk s Dream

THELONIOUS MONK - Monk s Dream

1x LP 180g 33rpm =coloured=
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2018 EU repressing on 180g coloured vinyl LP=The 8-song set features five Monk originals including the rhythmically complex Five Spot Blues and Bolivar Blues, as well as a pair of solo sides sans accompaniment in Just A Gigolo and Body and Soul. Although