This personnel played during the Five Spot residency (from 18 July 1957 until late December 1957) and the Carnegie Hall sessions:
Thelonious Monk (piano)
John Coltrane (tenor saxophone)
Wilbur Ware (bass) (18.07.1957-13.08.1957)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (from 13.08.1957 on)
Shadow Wilson (drums)

Wilbur Ware played in the quartet from opening of the Five Spot Concerts on 18 July 1957, and was replaced by Ahmed Abdul-Malik on the evening of 13 August after failing, without warning, to appear for work. (Source: liner notes by Orren Keepnews in the booklet of CD Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane: The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings (Catalog Nr. 888072300279))

Annotation last modified on 2013-11-16 09:17 UTC.



1963Monk’s DreamThe Thelonious Monk Quartet514
1992En concert avec Europe 1 (Olympia, 6/7 Mars 1965)Thelonious Monk Quartet2
2009The Last Concerts (Lincoln Center 1975 - Village Vanguard 1972)Thelonious Monk Quartet1

Album + Compilation + Live

1994Live At Monterey Jazz Festival, 1963 Volume 1 · 2Thelonious Monk Quartet1

Album + Live

1958MisteriosoThelonious Monk Quartet9
1958Thelonious in ActionThelonious Monk Quartet with Johnny Griffin5
1960At the BlackhawkThelonious Monk Quartet plus Two3
1963Miles & Monk At NewportThe Miles Davis Sextet & The Thelonious Monk Quartet6
1987Live in Stockholm 1961Thelonious Monk Quartet2
1990Live in Bern 1961Thelonious Monk Quartet1
1996Live at Monterey Jazz Festival, ’63, Volume 1Thelonious Monk Quartet1
1997Live at Monterey Jazz Festival, ’63, Volume 2Thelonious Monk Quartet1
2002Olympia - Mar. 7th, 1965Thelonious Monk Quartet1
2004Olympia - Mar. 6th, 1965Thelonious Monk and His Quartet1
2005At Carnegie HallThelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane4
2006Complete Live At The Five SpotThelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane1
2009Complete Live at the Five Spot 1958Thelonious Monk Quartet feat. Johnny Griffin1
2014The Complete 1961 Amsterdam ConcertThelonious Monk Quartet1


1948In Walked Bud / EpistrophyThe Thelonious Monk Quintet / The Thelonious Monk Quartet1
1949Humph / MysteriosoThe Thelonious Monk Sextet / The Thelonious Monk Quartet1
1949I Mean You / SymphonetteThelonious Monk Quartet / Tadd Dameron Sextet1
1949I Should Care / All the Things You AreKenny "Pancho" Hagood with the Thelonious Monk Quartet1
1949Ruby My Dear / EvidenceThe Thelonious Monk Trio / The Thelonious Monk Quartet1

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