Thelonious Monk
Monk s Dream

  1 x LP   180grs     

( 1963 ) - 2013 EU repressing on 180g= Monks Dream is Thelonious Monk's debut for Columbia Records, this quartet is regarded by many as one of the best group's Monk was ever associated with and it is their studio interpretations of the material that remai

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Release date 15-01-2013 (originally issued in 1963)

2013 EU repressing on 180g=Recorded at the tail end of 1962 and originally issued in 1963, Monks Dream is Thelonious Monk's debut for Columbia Records after releases for Blue Note Prestige and Riverside'.  Working with producer Teo Macero and featured in a quartet setting with Charlie Rouse(tenor sax) John Ore- bass and Frankie Dunlop -drums.  Monk's Dream was the best selling LP of Monks lifetime ultimately contributing to his appearance on the cover of Time magazine in 1964.

Tracks
A1 Monks Dream
A2 Body And Soul
A3 Bright Mississippi
A4 Five Spot Blues

B1 Bolivar Blues
B2 Just A Gigolo
B3 ByeYa
B4 Sweet And Lovely

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 a majority of the tracks had been previously recorded in various live settings with different titles this quartet is regarded by many as one of the best group's Monk was ever associated with and it is their studio interpretations of the material that remain the definitive versions and add up to one of Monks signature albums

Musicians:
Thelonious-Monk piano
Charlie Rouse- tenor sax
John Ore -bass
Frankie Dunlop -drums

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33rpm
Label: wax time
Originally released: 1963
This release: 2003
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