Thelonious Monk: The Complete Riverside Recordings is a comprehensive compilation of the recordings made by Thelonious Monk for Riverside Records between 21 July 1955 and 21 April 1961. It was released by Riverside in 1986 on 22 LPs or on 15 CDs. It contains all the tracks previously released both on the original and on the later expanded CD versions of all his Riverside albums, together with some tracks never previously released. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" – 4:39.
When Thelonious Monk first signed with Riverside Records in 1955, producer Orrin Keepnews thought that it would be a good idea for the unrecognized giant to record an album of Duke Ellington compositions and follow it up with a set of standards so as to discount his eccentric and forbidding image.
Track Selection: Blue Monk Artists Thelonious Monk (p) Percy Heath (b ) Art Blakey (d ) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1954 Other tracks Thelonious Monk (p) Gerry Mapp (b) Art Blakey (d) NYC, October 15, 1952 Max Roach (d) replaces Blakey NYC, December 18, 1952 Music: Remedial class for an. Thelonious Monk (p) Percy Heath (b ) Art Blakey (d ) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1954. Other tracks Thelonious Monk (p) Gerry Mapp (b) Art Blakey (d) NYC, October 15, 1952 Max Roach (d) replaces Blakey NYC, December 18, 1952. Music: Remedial class for any jazz afficionados still trying to get Monk. The Gramophone said at the time of the original release: It is convenient to have these 1952 and 1954 trio performances on 12-inch LP.
Misterioso (Thelonious Monk album). Misterioso is a 1958 live album by American jazz ensemble the Thelonious Monk Quartet. By the time of its recording, pianist and bandleader Thelonious Monk had overcome an extended period of career difficulties and achieved stardom with his residency at New York's Five Spot Café, beginning in 1957.
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Album · 2010 · 21 Songs. Thelonious Monk Quartet. 21 Songs, 2 Hours 25 Minutes. Released: Jan 1, 2010. More By Thelonious Monk.