Tracklist

CD 1: 1941-1956 – Monk’s Dream
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Little Rootie Tootie
Thelonious Monk 3:07
2 Swing to Bop (improvisation)
Charlie Christian 8:55
3 Flyin’ Hawk
Coleman Hawkins 2:50
4 Hackensack
Thelonious Monk 5:13
5 These Foolish Things
Thelonious Monk 2:49
6 Monk’s Dream
Thelonious Monk 3:07
7 Just a Gigolo
Thelonious Monk 3:02
8 I Want to Be Happy
Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins 7:44
9 Bemsha Swing
Miles Davis 9:34
10 Mood Indigo
Thelonious Monk 3:14
11 Honeysuckle Rose
Thelonious Monk 5:32
12 Pannonica
Thelonious Monk 8:49
13 Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Monk 7:43
CD 2: 1957-1958 – Monk’s Mood
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 ’Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk 6:42
2 Monk’s Mood
Thelonious Monk 7:51
3 Off Minor (take 5)
Thelonious Monk 5:10
4 Ruby, My Dear
Thelonious Monk 5:27
5 Trinkle, Tinkle
Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane 6:40
6 Straight, No Chaser (take 3)
Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk 7:00
7 I Should Care (take 3)
Thelonious Monk 3:15
8 I Mean You (take 4)
Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk 6:52
9 Let’s Cool One
Clark Terry & Thelonious Monk 4:57
10 Rhythm-a-ning
Thelonious Monk Quartet 9:27
11 Evidence
Thelonious Monk Quartet 8:48
12 Epistrophy
Thelonious Monk Quartet 1:09
CD 3: 1958-1961 – Blue Monk
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Nutty
Thelonious Monk Quartet 5:25
2 In Walked Bud
Thelonious Monk 7:06
3 Friday the Thirteenth
Thelonious Monk 9:32
4 Thelonious
Thelonious Monk 3:03
5 Ask Me Now
Thelonious Monk 10:48
6 Jackie-ing
Thelonious Monk 6:07
7 Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk 3:44
8 Four in One
Thelonious Monk Quartet 8:44
9 Reflections
Thelonious Monk 5:05
10 Well, You Needn’t
Thelonious Monk 11:33
11 Crepuscole with Nellie
Thelonious Monk 2:50

Credits

CD 1: 1941-1956 – Monk’s Dream

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1954-10-25) (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Art Taylor (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Kenny Clarke (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Art Blakey (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954-12-24) (track 9)
membranophone:
Kenny Clarke (1954-12-24) (track 9)
bass:
Curley Russell (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Percy Heath (1954-12-24) (track 9)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1954-12-24) (track 9)
double bass:
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Oscar Pettiford (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-10-15) (track 13)
alto saxophone:
Ernie Henry (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Ernie Henry (1956-10-15) (track 13)
celesta:
Thelonious Monk (1956-10-09) (track 12)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Thelonious Monk (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Thelonious Monk (1954-12-24) (track 9)
Thelonious Monk (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
Thelonious Monk (1956-10-15) (track 13)
tenor saxophone:
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Sonny Rollins (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Sonny Rollins (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Sonny Rollins (1956-10-15) (track 13)
composer:
Denzil Best (track 9)
Irving Caesar (tracks 8, 8)
Leonello Casucci (track 7)
Charlie Christian (track 2)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1, 4, 6, 9, 12–13)
Vincent Youmans (tracks 8, 8)
Fats Waller (1928) (tracks 11, 11, 11)
Barney Bigard (1930) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (tracks 8, 8)
Julius Brammer (track 7)
Andy Razaf (1928) (tracks 11, 11, 11)
Irving Mills (1930) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 12–13)
Bob Weinstock (track 8)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 8)
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 12–13)
translator:
Irving Caesar (track 7)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 9)
Thelonious Music (track 9)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Lawrence Wright Music Co., Ltd. (1930) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1956-10-15) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Bemsha Swing (instrumental) (track 9)
Honeysuckle Rose (track 11)
I Want to Be Happy (track 8)
Just a Gigolo (English version) (track 7)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (track 10)
instrumental cover recording of:
I Want to Be Happy (1954-10-25) (track 8)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (1955-07-21 – 1955-07-27) (track 10)
Honeysuckle Rose (1956-03-17 – 1956-04-03) (track 11)
instrumental recording of:
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Gigolo (track 7)
Gigu (track 7)
Nikolo (track 7)
later versions:
Har ni cykellås (tracks 11, 11, 11)
Little Butterfly (track 12)
live recording of:
Swing to Bop (1941-05) (track 2)
recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (track 11)
Monk's Dream (track 6)
Hackensack (1954-05-11) (track 4)
Pannonica (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Brilliant Corners (1956-10-15) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Piano Roll Blues Medley (tracks 11, 11, 11)
Monk’s Mix (track 1)
translated version of:
Schöner Gigolo (track 7)

CD 2: 1957-1958 – Monk’s Mood

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (tracks 1–2, 7)
New York, New York, United States (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (1957-06-26) (track 4)
Shadow Wilson (1957-07) (track 5)
trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
membranophone:
Art Blakey (1957-06-26) (track 3)
Shadow Wilson (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Roy Haynes (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
bass:
Wilbur Ware (1957-07) (track 5)
Wilbur Ware (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
double bass:
Wilbur Ware (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 2)
Wilbur Ware (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
alto saxophone:
Gigi Gryce (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (tracks 1–2, 7)
Thelonious Monk (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
Thelonious Monk (1957-07) (track 5)
Thelonious Monk (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
Thelonious Monk (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Thelonious Monk (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1957-08-12) (tracks 6, 8)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 2)
John Coltrane (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
Coleman Hawkins (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
John Coltrane (1957-07) (track 5)
Johnny Griffin (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
flugelhorn:
Clark Terry (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
composer:
Kenny Clarke (tracks 12, 12)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 1–3, 6, 8–12, 12)
Cootie Williams (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (1948) (track 4)
Thelonious Monk (1952) (track 5)
engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 5, 9)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 1)
performer:
Coleman Hawkins (1957-06-26) (track 4)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 5, 9)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (tracks 2–4, 12, 12)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (tracks 12, 12)
Thelonious Music (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 1)
recorded at:
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-06-26) (tracks 3–4)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1958-05-07 – 1958-05-12) (track 9)
Five Spot in New York, New York, United States (1958-08-07) (tracks 10–12)
arrangements:
’Round Midnight (for saxophone quartet, Müller-Irion) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Rubies (track 4)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 1)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 1)
later versions:
Dear Ruby (track 4)
Get It Straight (track 6)
Listen to Monk (track 10)
live recording of:
Epistrophy (1958-08-07) (track 12)
Evidence (1958-08-07) (track 11)
Rhythm-a-Ning (1958-08-07) (track 10)
recording of:
Epistrophy (track 12)
Let's Cool One (track 9)
Monk's Mood (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 2)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16) (track 1)
Off Minor (1957-06-26) (track 3)
Ruby, My Dear (1957-06-26) (track 4)
Trinkle Tinkle (1957-07) (track 5)
I Mean You (1957-08-12) (track 8)
Straight, No Chaser (1957-08-12) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Monk’s Mix (track 10)

CD 3: 1958-1961 – Blue Monk

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (tracks 5–6)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Art Taylor (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
cornet:
Thad Jones (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (tracks 5–6)
membranophone:
Art Blakey (track 10)
Roy Haynes (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Art Taylor (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (tracks 5–6)
Frankie Dunlop (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Frankie Dunlop (1961-04-21) (track 11)
bass:
Wilbur Ware (track 10)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (tracks 5–6)
John Ore (1961-04-18) (track 10)
double bass:
Wilbur Ware (1957-06-26) (track 10)
John Ore (1961-04-21) (track 11)
alto saxophone:
Gigi Gryce (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Phil Woods (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
Thelonious Monk (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (tracks 5–6)
Thelonious Monk (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (tracks 7, 9)
Thelonious Monk (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (1961-04-21) (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
tuba:
Jay McAllister (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Coleman Hawkins (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Johnny Griffin (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Charlie Rouse (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
Charlie Rouse (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (tracks 5–6)
Charlie Rouse (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Charlie Rouse (1961-04-21) (track 11)
trombone:
Eddie Bert (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
French horn:
Robert Northern (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
composer:
Thelonious Monk (tracks 2–4, 4–10, 10, 10–11)
Thelonious Monk (1954) (track 1)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 1, 3–4)
recording engineer:
Ray Fowler (US recording engineer) (track 1)
publisher:
Regent Music (BMI) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Thelonious Music (tracks 1, 6, 11)
Thelonious Music Corporation (Publisher, affiliated to BMI.) (track 5)
recorded at:
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-06-26) (track 10)
Five Spot in New York, New York, United States (1958-08) (track 1)
The Town Hall (New York City) in New York, New York, United States (1959-02-28) (tracks 3–4)
Fugazzi Hall in San Francisco, California, United States (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (tracks 7, 9)
Teatro Lirico in Milan, Milano, Lombardia, Italy (1961-04-21) (track 11)
instrumental recording of:
Well, You Needn't (1957-06-26) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Ganz alloan (track 7)
Looking Back (track 9)
later versions:
How I Wish... (track 5)
It's Over Now (tracks 10, 10, 10)
Suddenly (track 2)
live recording of:
Friday the 13th (1959-02-28) (track 3)
Thelonious (1959-02-28) (track 4)
Well, You Needn't (1961-04-18) (track 10)
Crepuscule With Nellie (1961-04-21) (track 11)
recording of:
Four in One (track 8)
In Walked Bud (track 2)
Thelonious (track 4)
Well, You Needn't (track 10)
Nutty (1958-08-07) (track 1)
Ask Me Now (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (track 5)
Jackie-ing (1959-06-01 – 1959-06-02) (track 6)
Blue Monk (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (track 7)
Reflections (1959-10-21 – 1959-10-22) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Monk’s Mix (track 1)

Release

ASIN: DE: B00006JYD0 [info]