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8 thoughts on “ Monks Mood - Thelonious Monk - Blue Note Legends (CD)

  1. - The Dave Liebman Trio - Monks Mood - Double Time Records - Per Henrik Wallin Trio - - Stunt Records STUCD - Larry Coryell - Monk, Trane, Miles & Me - High Note HCD - Vários - Blue Monk: Blue Note plays Monk's Music - Blue Note /5(3).
  2. Monk is the second most recorded composer in jazz (after Duke Ellington - even more remarkable given that Ellington composed about tunes to Monk's odd) and most of those covers are of tunes that he first recorded for Blue Note, most notably 'Round Midnight itself, which is the most recorded jazz standard composed by a jazz musician/5(13).
  3. All of the songs except one are original compositions by Monk; all of the originals but "Crepuscule with Nellie" had appeared on previous Monk albums and singles in prior performances. Mono vs. stereo. This was the first Thelonious Monk album recorded and released in .
  4. The music on this disc has been offered under a plethora of titles. However, regardless of how they might be presented, the fact remains that these are among Thelonious Monk's most seminal sides during his brief stint () as a bandleader for Prestige. In a fit of irony, the would-be title track, "Monk's Mood," isn't among the seven originals included here.
  5. Jazz pianist Thelonious Monk's first sessions as a bandleader were recorded between and , and released on Blue Note records as a series of 78 RPM singles. These singles were then compiled in later years—with additional performances from the sessions—into long-playing album formats. As Monk's reputation and fame grew, the sessions were recompiled again and again into more complete Label: Blue Note.
  6. Monk's Mood Thelonious Monk • "Monk's Mood," which received its fIrst recording at a Blue Note recording session, is Monk's most somber composition. My arrangement is a transcription ofnk's piano introduction to a big band setting ofthe tune, which was recorded live at Town Hall in New York City on Februa:""}':;8, Alrho:lgh.
  7. Biography – Early life. Thelonious Sphere Monk was born two years after his sister Marion on October 10, , in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and was the son of Thelonious and Barbara cerpiasawrimicnewsswifenranjadecom.coinfo poorly written birth certificate misspelled his first name as "Thelious" or "Thelius". It also did not list his middle name, taken from his maternal grandfather, Sphere Batts.
  8. Milt Jackson and the Thelonious Monk Quintet (a.k.a. Milt Jackson: Wizard of the Vibes) (July 2, Blue Note recording session) Genius of Modern Music: Volume 2 (July 23, and May 30, Blue Note recording sessions) Later Releases: Thelonious Monk Quartet Featuring John Coltrane Live at the Five Spot Discovery! (summer , released.

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