Thelonious Monk
At Town Hall =for sale=

  1 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm      + downlad

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...

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Release date 14052012(Originally released in 1959)

2012 reissue on 180g LP+download=  A rarity in pianist Thelonious Monk's recorded output, At Town Hall captures the idiosyncratic genius in concert with a large ensemble featuring a star-studded cast, including trumpeter Donald Byrd, trombonist Eddie Bert, altoist Phil Woods, tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, and baritonist Pepper Adams, among others. The 1959 Town Hall concert was a major success and one of only two recorded performances of Monk in a large group setting. Highlights include original arrangements by Hall Overton and Monk's stylish, impressionistic soloing throughout. A truly unique date, and one that fans of Monk should not hesitate to pick up, this classic LP is now available on vinyl. 

Tracks:
A1 Thelonious
A2 Friday The 13th 
A3 Monks Mood 

B1 Little Rootie Tootie 1 
B2 Off Minor
B3 Crepuscule With Nellie

Pianist Thelonious Monk's appearance with a tentet at a 1959 Town Hall concert was a major success. With Hal Overton contributing arrangements of Monk's tunes (including a remarkable transcription of Monk's original piano solo on "Little Rootie Tootie") and solos provided by trumpeter Donald Byrd, trombonist Eddie Bert, altoist Phil Woods, Charlie Rouse on tenor, and baritonist Pepper Adams, this date was a real standout. There would only be one other recorded occasion -- Monk's 1963 Philharmonic Hall concert -- when the unique pianist was as successfully featured with a larger ensemble. ALLMUSIC

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Bonus(cd,single,download): downlad
Label: riverside-universal
Originally released: 1959
This release: 2014
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